LIRR NORTHPORT PDF
Northport is a station on the Port Jefferson Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. It is located at Northport is one of the most elaborate LIRR stations. the current station is just east of the Northport Spur, which branched off the main and headed . Northport LIRR station commuters accustomed to shelter in the station’s year- old waiting room will have to alter their routine this summer. See 27 photos and 19 tips from visitors to LIRR – Northport Station. “The parking lot is huge! If you get lost just keep walking up. The station “.
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Passenger service ended in A ticket window was proposed to be established but it has yet to occur. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
LIRR Northport Spur
Regardless of the correct date, it was designed norrhport a manner similar to stations such as those in RiverheadBay ShoreManhassetand Mineola.
Retrieved November 21, — via Newspapers. DUKE interlocking ends at a switch back to the main. This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat To the right not pictured is where Maplewood veers off sharply, away from ROW.
The current station house was rebuilt aroundalthough some sources claim it was in The original line which lead directly into a station within Northport Villagenoryhport April 25,became the Northport Branch. Just east of Larkfield Road, the siding turns south and runs parallel to the main. Some of the locals eventually made off with them as souvenirs. Northport Station features two large parking lots.
The gated facility is one of at least 2 lumber yards the branch served in its final decades. I saw an old photo of them once. Northport is one of the most elaborate LIRR stations.
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This left a short approximately 2 mi. I’m not sure how much of a success this has been. The black line in the first map shows my guess of the ROW of this spur.
The pedestrian bridge is wide enough for this extra construction, and the bridge’s stairway on the far side of the station has a landing on the same level as the unbuilt outbound platform, symmetrical with the landing on the other side which is part of the existing platform.
I don’t think it was serviced by the LIRR as it did not have its own siding. This looks toward the terminus of the line. You can see part of the fill in this overexposed shot. It also served as the south end of a trolley Line into Northport from to Here are a couple of great pictures of the RDC cars on the Northport spur from the mid ‘s.
High-level platforms and a pedestrian bridge were added during the lateth Century.
View is toward Laurel Road once known as the Trolley Road, but that’s another story. They were contributed by Merritt Mullen, who adds “maybe someone in Northport might remember me, although I haven’t been back there for about 45 years. I’m standing on Church Street with Rte. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
A second platform, for norhhport extension of the siding, or a full second track, was originally planned for the station. Looking west on Laurel Hill over crossing. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
Afterward, the spur was entirely used for freight service. The switches are maintained by two position light signals next to the switches.
Northport Train Schedule – Long Island Railroad
Retrieved lirr ” https: Arrows point to stacks of old rails at the “terminus-area” lumber yard. The second track would eliminate this. ROW has been disrupted in spots with berms, logs and ditches to discourage local incorrigibles from riding dirt bikes on it.
The line was torn up by at the latest. This station has one car-long high-level side platformnorth of the track.
It is wide enough for the after mentioned south platform to be constructed. Mark says that the last service I assume freight on the spur was aroundalthough it was used for storage for some time after this. I seem to recall that some of the old-fashioned crossbucks that used to guard the crossings on Laurel Hill, Elwood and 25A not sure if there ever were any at Church Street crossing were in place for a while after the tracks were ripped.