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Date: October 9, 1954
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33003
Description: Automobiles wait behind new automatic crossing gates at the Wantagh Avenue Long Island Rail Road crossing. The Wantagh Hotel and restaurant is seen at left, just beyond the tracks.
Date: December 4, 1962
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31009
Description: Trains are using the temporary tracks seen in the foreground, as construction proceeds on the grade crossing elimination project, which will raise the tracks above the road.
Date: March 30, 1973
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32550
Description: This unidentified Long Island Rail Road crossing is one of eight to be eliminated between Babylon Turnpike and Bellmore Avenue.
Date: August 30, 1960
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22972
Description: Atop the elevated tracks at right is the nearly-completed Freeport Long Island Rail Road station. A double-decker passenger car is on the old grade-level set of tracks at right.
Date: October 2, 1953
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33158
Description: A school bus crosses the Long Island Rail Road tracks, near the Wantagh station. Civic workers are campaigning to have gates installed at the crossing.
Date: January 21, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32759
Description: A New Hyde Park fire department engine and crew are delayed while waiting for a train to clear a Long Island Rail Road crosiing.
Date: January 20, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16674
Description: Cars and trucks on Grand Avenue in Baldwin cross the Long Island Rail Road tracks, in this view of the intersection as it appeared before the grade-elimination project. The new elevated tracks will be ... More
Date: January 20, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16668
Description: Cars and trucks on Grand Avenue in Baldwin wait at the Long Island Rail Road crossing as a train passes on the old or temporary track in front of them. Just beyond, the new elevated tracks and passeng ... More
Date: July 19, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22418
Description: Car number 4 of the Floral Park Police Department waits at an unidentified railroad crossing, the gates of which are seen in the foreground.
Date: March 19, 1955
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33066
Description: A Long Island Rail Road train crosses Terrace Place on a newly-constructed overpass, in the wake of the railroad's grade-elimination project. The old grade-level tracks and crossing gate are still see ... More
Date: March 18, 1940
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30926
Description: A member of the New Hyde Park Fire Department looks over a wrecked automobile after if was struck by a train at New Hyde Park Road in Garden City.
Date: January 17, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31363
Description: Traffic is seen stopped by railroad crossing gates in an unidentified Hicksville location. Part of the image has been obscured by white paint, and the gates outlined in black ink.
Date: July 13, 1973
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32642
Description: People gather at the scene of an accident wherein a US postal truck was struck by a train, on the Long Island Rail Road tracks crossing New Hyde Park Road.
Date: July 13, 1973
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32733
Description: The wreckage of a US Mail truck is seen in front of the Long Island Rail Road tracks crossing New Hyde Park Road. The truck was struck by a train and its driver arrested for driving while intoxicated.
Date: July 13, 1973
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32704
Description: The wreckage of a US Mail truck, seen soon after it was struck by the train seen at left, at the New Hyde Park Road Long Island Rail Road crossing. The driver of the truck was arrested for driving whi ... More