GREAT RIVER TRAIN STATION PHOTOS
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First Great River Train Station 1897
Looking West in 1927
Photographed by James V. Osborne, LIRR block operator
Westbound at Irish Lane - Jan 27, 1940
#3148 spewing smoke everywhere, obliterating the entire train.
The locomotive is a PRR class E3sd Atlantic (4-4-2).
Burned down in 1943
Eastbound west of Great River Station - Dec 1947
#5072 is Pennsylvania Railroad Pacific class K4s. It's pulling a PRR tender and baggage car.
Rounding the curve westbound at Irish Lane
#3740 is also a PRR K4s Pacific.
Passing under the Parkway Bridge
Great River Station 1966
Photograph courtesy Dave Keller
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RARE 1947 PARKINSON COLOR SHOT OF E6s NUMBER 1321 WESTBOUND AT GREAT RIVER
THE CANNON BALL with 17 HEAVYWEIGHTS CROSSING CONNETQUOT RIVER
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THE CANNON BALL with 17 HEAVYWEIGHTS approaches MAITLANDS CURVE, West of Great River Station