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Date: August 7, 1973
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16620
Description: Suffolk County Executive John V.N. Klein hammers home a ceremonial gold-colored spike to mark the opening of a new section of elevated tracks on the LIRR between Amityville and Lindenhurst. Watching a ... More
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.
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: July 7, 1910
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:9655
Description: Workers are seen at left in this view, looking east, of the Long Island Rail Road's Bay Ridge branch at Parkville.
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.
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: July 30, 1914
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10335
Description: Rail cars belonging to the Wilson & English Construction Company are filled with dirt by workers, in this view of construction on the Long Island Rail Road's Bay Ridge Line at 7th Avenue.
Date: December 29, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22944
Description: A bridge is installed to carry the Long Island Rail Road over Brookside Avenue in Freeport, as part of the Baldwin-Freeport grade crossing elimination project, scheduled to be completed the next year. ... More
Date: Jul 28, 1929
Type: black-and-white photographs
Identifier: aql:17742
Description: Three railroad workers standing in front of Broad Channel Station.
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: September 25, 1906
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:15492
Description: A number of railroad workers face the camera, standing on rubble and wood framing, in this view of construction on the Long Island Rail Road's Bay Ridge line. Part of the grade-crossing elimination pr ... More
Date: 1920
Type: black-and-white photographs
Identifier: aql:17716
Description: Five railroad workers standing in standing on the tracks near Broad Channel Station.
Date: circa 1920
Type: black-and-white photographs
Identifier: aql:17760
Description: Ten railroad workers standing on the tracks near the Broad Channel Station.
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: early 1900s
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:14952
Description: This undated photograph shows two workers posing on locomotive engine No. 9. Information accompanying the print identifies it as depicting a work train used in the construction of the Port Washington ... More
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: June 17, 1929
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:14890
Description: Dwellings can be seen on the left, quite near to the site of construction on the Long Island Rail Road's North Side (Port Washington) branch in Bayside.
Date: May 14, 1960
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22954
Description: This view looks northwest from Sunrise Highway at the Long Island Rail Road's new elevated tracks being constructed across Grove Street in Freeport. This is part of the Baldwin-Freeport grade crossing ... More
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: July 14, 1908
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10372
Description: Railroad workers, some on the right holding shovels, line up on either side of the tracks of the Long Island Rail Road's Manhattan Beach branch near Avenue N in Brooklyn. A construction vehicle is see ... More