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Date: May 8, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33269
Description: Mr. William Cedzich, president of the Richmond Hill Taxpayers Association, inside a broken telephone booth at the Woodhaven LIRR station.
Date: August 7, 1973
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16634
Description: Workmen make some of the final adjustments to rails at a ceremony marking the completion of a new LIRR elevated line between Amityville and Lindenhurst.
Date: August 7, 1973
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16631
Description: Workmen lever some of the final rails into place at a ceremony marking the completion of a new LIRR elevated line between Amityville and Lindenhurst.
Date: October 7, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31319
Description: LIRR general manager Thomas Goodfellow shakes hands with 12-year-old Bud Flanagan as he boards a diesel engine at the railroad's Dunton Yards. Looking on is engineer Ike Terry.
Date: June 4, 1969
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31673
Description: The platforms at Jamaica LIRR station are deserted as a strike deadline nears.
Date: June 4, 1969
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31780
Description: The platforms at Jamaica LIRR station are deserted as a strike deadline nears.
Date: December 4, 1962
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16621
Description: Workmen install temporary tracks to carry trains around construction work at the Long Island Rail Road station in Babylon. A temporary station platform is being built behind them.
Date: April 3, 1959
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30376
Description: The "Umbrella Bank" program provided Long Island Rail Road commuters with umbrellas during inclement weather. Riders were on the honor system to return the gear after use.
Date: March 31, 1960
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31308
Description: Long Island Rail Road employee Edward Murphy stencils logos on umbrellas to be used in the railroad's "Umbrella Bank" program. The stencil reads, "Borrowed from the route of the dashing commuter!"
Date: August 30, 1975
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31922
Description: Commuters wait at the ticket window in the Jamaica Long Island Rail Road station.
Date: November 30, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31767
Description: The platform of Jamaica station is deserted on the first day of a strike by Long Island Rail Road workers.
Date: November 30, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16638
Description: The Babylon LIRR station stands deserted on the first day of a strike by railroad employees.
Date: November 30, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31706
Description: Picketers seen outside Jamaica station on the first day of the Long Island Rail Road strike.
Date: November 30, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31786
Description: An unidentified Long Island Rail Road official tapes a strike notice to the door of the Jamaica station.
Date: March 30, 1961
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30450
Description: Long island Rail Road yard foreman Albert Casale tends a plot of tulips, planted by workers at the Jamaica station as part of the railroad's ongoing beautification program.