LIRR Call Letters

 

L.I.R.R. CALL LETTERS
STATIONS, BLOCK STATIONS, BLOCK LIMIT STATIONS,
MANUAL & REMOTE CONTROL (R.C.)
INTERLOCKINGS

The following was contributed by Dave Keller

 

 

TOWER 43 E. HINSDALE - JCT.OF EX-CRR OF L.I.
CREEDMOOR AND CENTRAL BRANCHES
AND L.I.R.R. MAIN LINE. (OPENED
OCT/1887 NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND
EAST OF TULIP AVE., ABOVE 1878 EX-
STEWART JCT. DEPOT. STATION RE-
NAMED FLORAL PARK IN 1890. TOWER
RE-NUMBERED #47 IN 1894)

TOWER 47 FLORAL PARK (PREVIOUSLY TOWER #43.
RE-NUMBERED IN 1894. OUT OF SVC. -
c.1904. REPLACED BY FIRST "FK" TOWER
BUILT c.1904, ALSO NORTH OF TRACKS
AND EAST OF TULIP AVE AT WEST STA-
TION PLATFORM. TOWER #47 RAZED
WITH OLD STATION BLDG. 1909 WHEN
NEW, RELOCATED STATION OPENED.)

TOWER 49 BETHPAGE JCT. - JCT. OF CENTRAL R.R.
OF L.I. AND L.I.R.R.(OPENED AUG/1885,
EAST SIDE OF TRACKS AND NORTH OF
CENTRAL R.R. SPUR TO BETHPAGE BRICK
WORKS CROSSING L.I.R.R. TRACKS. GONE
BY 1897-98)

TOWER 71 "CY" TOWER - CYPRESS AVE. TROLLEY
CROSSING - EVERGREEN BRANCH

TOWER A LONG ISLAND CITY YARD (GONE BY 1929)

"A" CABIN FLUSHING MAIN STREET (GONE BY 1929)

"A" CABIN FARMINGDALE (SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS
AND WEST OF STATION. CLOSED 8/21/25
WITH OPENING OF "B" TOWER)

"A" TOWER (PRR) .2 MILES EAST OF PENN STATION

"ADAMS" CABIN NORTH (RAILROAD WEST) OF
AQUEDUCT STA. (IND CONNECTION
TO ROCKAWAY BEACH BRANCH)
(BUILT 1955, CLOSED c. 1960)

"AG" AMAGANSETT

"AH" CALVERTON

"AMOTT" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) EAST OF SYOSSET

"AQ" AQUEBOGUE

"AU" SETAUKET

"AUTUMN" TOWER (ON SIGNAL BRIDGE AUTUMN AVE. (CHESTNUT ST. JCT.)
BRIDGE) (PREVIOUSLY "CN" TOWER) (BUILT
TO CONTROL CONNECTION BETWEEN
L.I.R.R. AND B.R.T. SYSTEMS DURING
PERIOD OF JOINT SERVICE. RAZED
1940-41 WITH GRADE ELIMINATION)

"AY" ROCKAWAY PARK

TOWER B LONG ISLAND CITY YARD (GONE BY 1929)

"B" CABIN CROSSING WATCHMAN'S CABIN - GARDEN
CITY (EAST SIDE OF FRANKLIN AVENUE,
BETWEEN CENTRAL AND HEMPSTEAD
BRANCHES, BUILT WITH A 2-LEVER
DWARF INTERLOCKING MACHINE CON-
TROLLING DERAILS AND DWARF SIGNALS
ON THE N.Y. & L.I. TRACTION CO. TRACKS
ON FRANKLIN AVENUE. USED 1920s -
1930s)

"B" CABIN WEST OF FARMINGDALE (W.W.I ERA.
GONE BY 1920s)

"B" CABIN BROADWAY (FLUSHING) (GONE BY 1920s)

"B" TOWER BETHPAGE (JCT. OF CENTRAL BRANCH
EXT. TO MAIN LINE) (WOODEN TOWER
OPENED 8/21/25, SOUTH SIDE OF
TRACKS. RAZED WITH BUILDING OF
BETHPAGE STATE PKY AND REPLACE-
MENT BRICK TOWER IN SERVICE 5/36, SOUTH SIDE
OF TRACKS AND EAST OF ORIGINAL SITE.
CLOSED 1990s)

"BA" BRIDGEHAMPTON (LATER "BH") ALSO
JCT. OF MONTAUK AND SAG HARBOR
BRANCHES 1895 - 1939.

"BABYLON" TOWER BABYLON (SOUTH OF TRACKS AND EAST
OF STATION AND DEER PARK AVE.
PREVIOUSLY "BJ" TOWER. BUILT 1925,
RAZED 1963 WITH GRADE ELIMINATION.
NEW TOWER BUILT 1963 NORTH SIDE
OF TRACKS, EAST OF STATION AT EAST
SIDE OF DEER PARK AVE.)

"BAY" BLOCK STATION NEW UTRECHT AVE., BAY RIDGE, BKLYN.
(PREVIOUSLY "NU" BLOCK STATION)
(CLOSED BY 1970)

"BEACH" TOWER HAMILTON BEACH (PREVIOUSLY "WD"
TOWER) (EAST SIDE OF TRACKS AND
SOUTH [RAILROAD EAST] OF STATION.
CLOSED 1952)

"BE" CABIN BELLEROSE (REPLACED BY TOWER ?)

"BE" TOWER BELLEROSE (GONE BY 1920s)

"BE" CABIN BETHPAGE JCT. (TEMPORARY BLOCK
STATION BUILT 1925, SOUTH SIDE
OF TRACKS, JUST WEST OF CONSTRUC-
TION SITE, FOR USE DURING CON -
STRUCTION OF "B" TOWER. CLOSED
8/21/25 WITH OPENING OF "B" TOWER)

"BEDFORD" TOWER OCEAN AVE., BKLYN. (MANHATTAN BEACH
JCT.) (PREVIOUSLY "MJ" TOWER)
(CLOSED 19___)

"BEDFORD" BLOCK STATION OCEAN AVE., BKLYN. (CLOSED BY 1970)

"BF" CABIN BABYLON - JCT. OF CENTRAL AND
MONTAUK BRANCHES (ON CENTRAL
BRANCH. CLOSED 8/21/25 WITH OPEN-
ING OF "B" TOWER)

"BH" BRIDGEHAMPTON (PREVIOUSLY "BA") ALSO
JCT. OF MONTAUK AND SAG HARBOR
BRANCHES 1895 - 1939. JCT. RE-
MOVED WITH ABANDONMENT OF SAG
HARBOR BRANCH 1939.

"BJ" CABIN BABYLON (BELMONT JCT.) (TEMPORARY
CABIN BUILT 1925 DURING ELECTRIFI-
CATION PROJECT AND CONSTRUCTION
OF "BJ" TOWER. NORTH SIDE OF
TRACKS AT WEST END OF STATION
PLATFORM. CLOSED 1925 WITH OPENING
OF "BJ" TOWER)

'BJ" TOWER BABYLON (BELMONT JCT.) (BUILT 1925,
SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS, EAST OF
STATION AND DEER PARK AVE. RE-
NAMED "BABYLON" TOWER 4/30/37)

"BJ" TOWER BUSHWICK, BKLYN. (BUSHWICK JCT.)
(GONE BY 1920s)

"BK" STONY BROOK

"BLISS" TOWER BLISSVILLE, L.I. CITY (PREVIOUSLY "BS",
"BX" TOWERS) (WEST OF GREENPOINT
AVE. OVERPASS. CLOSED c. 1950s. RE-PLACED BY "BLISS" CABIN WEST OF ORIGINAL SITE.)

"BLISS" CABIN BLISSVILLE, L.I. CITY (NORTH SIDE OF
TRACKS. CLOSED 1990s. RE-OPENS
DURING SUMMER MONTHS)

"BN" BABYLON

"BO" BELLPORT

"BP" BAYPORT

"BROOK" TOWER FLATBUSH AVE. (PREVIOUSLY "FT"
TOWER) (CURRENT TOWER UNDER-
GROUND: E. END OF FLATBUSH AVE.
STATION)

"BS" TOWER BLISSVILLE, L.I. CITY (PREVIOUSLY "BX",
WEST OF GREENPOINT AVE. OVERPASS.
LATER "BLISS" TOWER.)

"BURKE" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) WEST OF HUNTINGTON (REMOVED BY 1974)

"BX" TOWER BLISSVILLE, L.I. CITY (WEST OF GREEN-
POINT AVE. OVERPASS. LATER "BS",
"BLISS" TOWERS)

"BY" BAYSHORE

"C" TOWER (PRR) PENNSYLVANIA STATION - NY

"CI" CENTRAL ISLIP (SIGNALS RELOCATED
FURTHER EAST c. 1988 WITH STATION
RELOCATION)

"CN" TOWER (ON SIGNAL BRIDGE) AUTUMN AVE. (CHESTNUT ST. JCT.)
(WEST OF RAILROAD AVE. AND STA-
TION. BUILT TO CONTROL CONNECTION
BETWEEN L.I.R.R. AND B.R.T. SYSTEMS
DURING PERIOD OF JOINT OPERATION.
LATER RENAMED AUTUMN AVE., AND
"AUTUMN" TOWER)

"COREY" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) EAST OF HUNTINGTON (REMOVED BY 1974)

"CP" CABIN CENTRAL ISLIP (SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS
AND WEST OF STATION. NEVER USED:
REMOVED 1916 - 1917 AND RELOCATED
TO CAMP UPTON)

"CU" CABIN CAMP UPTON JCT. - JCT. OF CAMP
UPTON SPUR AND MAIN LINE. (W.W.II)

"CY" TOWER CYPRESS AVE. TROLLEY CROSSING -
EVERGREEN BRANCH (TOWER 71)

"D" CABIN DOUGLASTON DRAW BRIDGE - WEST
OF DOUGLASTON (GONE BY1929)

"DB" TOWER DUTCH KILLS DRAW BRIDGE, L.I. CITY
(GONE BY 1920s)

"DE" LONG ISLAND CITY (GONE BY 1920s)

"DF" TOWER EAST OF FRESH POND STA. (NORTH
SIDE OF TRACKS AND WEST OF N.Y.
INTERCONNECTING R.R. TRESTLE.
LATER "POND" TOWER)

"DIVIDE" TOWER HICKSVILLE (PREVIOUSLY "HX", "HN"
TOWERS) (JCT. OF PORT JEFFERSON
BRANCH AND MAIN LINE. LOCATED
BETWEEN LEGS OF WYE, EAST OF STA-
TION. RAZED 1962 WITH GRADE ELIM-
INATION. NEW TOWER BUILT 1962 AT
SAME LOCATION)

"DK" DEER PARK (SIGNALS RELOCATED
FURTHER EAST c. 1988 WITH STATION
RELOCATION)

"DRAW" TOWER SWING BRIDGE - HAMMEL (PREVIOUSLY
"HJ" TOWER) (WEST SIDE OF TRACKS
AND SOUTH [RAILROAD EAST] OF
CHANNEL. DESTROYED BY TRAIN
DERAILMENT 1946)

"DRAW" CABIN SWING BRIDGE - HAMMEL (BUILT 1946,
EAST SIDE OF TRACKS AND SOUTH
[RAILROAD EAST] OF CHANNEL. CLOSED
1950)

"DRAW" TOWER HAMMEL (ELEVATED BLDG. AT NEW
LOCATION) (BUILT 1950)

"DUKE" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) EAST OF NORTHPORT

 

"DUNTON" TOWER MORRIS PARK SHOPS (MAURE AVE.)
(PREVIOUSLY "MP" TOWER) (BUILT
c. 1910 NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS,
EAST OF MORRIS PARK SHOPS AND
WEST OF MONTAUK BRANCH CUT-OFF)

"EAST NEW YORK" EAST NEW YORK (CURRENT TOWER
UNDERGROUND: MANNED ONLY
DURING SPECIAL MOVES)

"EVANS" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) EAST OF NORTHPORT

"EX" TOWER FLATBUSH AVE. EXPRESS YARD (GONE
BY 1920s)

"F" MASTIC (FORGE) (LATER "MS")

"F" TOWER (PRR) THOMPSON AVE., L. I. CITY, QUEENS
(NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS, WEST OF
THOMPSON AVE.)

"FAIR" CABIN NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR, FLUSHING
MEADOWS 1939-40

"FK" TOWER FLORAL PARK - JCT. OF HEMPSTEAD AND
CREEDMOOR BRANCHES AND MAIN
LINE. (LATER "PARK" TOWER) (1ST
TOWER: WOOD, BUILT c.1904, NORTH
SIDE OF TRACKS AND EAST OF TULIP
AVENUE AT WEST STATION PLATFORM.
2ND TOWER: BRICK, BUILT 1924, SOUTH
SIDE OF TRACKS EAST OF TULIP AVE.
AND EAST OF THE JCT. WHEN MAIN LINE
WAS WIDENED TO 4 TRACKS AS FAR AS
FLORAL PARK)

"FN" TOWER FRESH POND JCT. (FREMONT ST.) - JCT.
OF MONTAUK BRANCH WITH N.Y. INTER-
CONNECTING R.R. (EX-BAY RIDGE BRANCH)
(LATER "FREMONT" TOWER)

"FOX" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) WEST OF KINGS PARK

"FREMONT" TOWER FRESH POND JCT. (FREMONT ST.) - JCT.
OF MONTAUK BRANCH WITH N.Y. INTER-
CONNECTING R.R. (EX-BAY RIDGE BRANCH)
(PREVIOUSLY "FN" TOWER. CLOSED
1971 AND ABANDONED. RAZED 7/00)

"FT" TOWER FLATBUSH AVE. (LATER "BROOK" TOWER)

"FW" TOWER FAR ROCKAWAY (LATER "ROCK" TOWER)
(SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS, EAST OF
STATION)

"FX" TOWER FAIRVIEW AVE., HAMMEL (INSIDE WEST
END OF WYE, AT WEST STATION PLAT-
FORM. CLOSED 1925)

"FY" CABIN FREEPORT (NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS
AND WEST OF STATION. REPLACED BY
TOWER c. 1930)

"FY" TOWER FREEPORT (BUILT c. 1930, NORTH SIDE
OF TRACKS AND .3 MILES EAST OF STA-
TION. RENAMED "PORT" TOWER 4/30/37)

"G" CABIN GREAT NECK (REPLACED BY TOWER)

"G" TOWER GREAT NECK (RAZED 1934 WITH GRADE
ELIMINATION)

"GARDEN" TOWER HEMPSTEAD CROSSING - GARDEN CITY -
JCT. OF HEMPSTEAD, CENTRAL AND
MINEOLA-HEMPSTEAD BRANCHES.
(FORMERLY "HC" TOWER. NORTHWEST
QUADRANT OF CROSSING. CLOSED:
1/27/39)
"GARDEN" CABIN GARDEN CITY - JCT. OF HEMPSTEAD
BRANCH. (OPENED 1/27/39, NORTH
SIDE OF TRACKS, WEST SIDE OF
FRANKLIN AVE. CLOSED 1990s)

"GN" GREENPORT (LATER "GY")

"GR" GREENLAWN

"GREAT NECK" GREAT NECK

"GREEN" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) EAST OF KINGS PARK

"GU" CUTCHOGUE

"GV" GLEN COVE

"GY" GREENPORT (PREVIOUSLY "GN")

"H" TOWER HAROLD AVE., L.I. CITY (LATER
"HAROLD" TOWER) (SOUTH SIDE OF
TRACKS)

"HA" EAST HAMPTON

"HALL" TOWER JAMAICA (PREVIOUSLY "JE" TOWER)
(SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS, EAST OF
STATION)

"HARE" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) WEST OF SMITHTOWN

"HAROLD" TOWER HAROLD AVE., L.I. CITY (PREVIOUSLY
"H" TOWER) (SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS.
DEMOLISHED 1980s. REPLACED BY
NEW TOWER)

"HAVEN" TOWER WOODHAVEN JCT. - JCT. OF ATLANTIC
AND ROCKWAY BEACH BRANCHES.
(PREVIOUSLY "WT", "WOODHAVEN"
TOWERS ON ATLANTIC BRANCH. SOUTH
SIDE OF TRACKS WEST OF STATION,
EAST OF JCT. RAZED - 1942 WITH
GRADE ELIMINATION)

"HAVEN" INTERLOCKING WOODHAVEN JCT. (BELOW ATLANTIC
AVE.) JCT. OF ATLANTIC AND ROCK-
AWAY BEACH BRANCHES (BUILT 1942,
SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND EAST OF
ORIGINAL STATION SITE. CLOSED 1956)

"HB" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) HOWARD BEACH (GONE BY 1941)

"HC" TOWER HEMPSTEAD CROSSING, GARDEN
CITY - JCT. OF HEMPSTEAD, MINEOLA-
HEMPSTEAD AND CENTRAL BRANCHES.
(OPENED JAN/1890, IN NORTHWEST
QUADRANT OF CROSSING. RE-NAMED
"GARDEN" TOWER 4/30/37. CLOSED
1/27/39)

"HF" FLUSHING (BRIDGE STREET) (RAZED,
SIGNAL REMOVED 1932 WITH BRANCH
ABANDONMENT)

"HJ" TOWER SWING BRIDGE HAMMEL (HAMMELS JCT.)
(WEST SIDE OF TRACKS AND SOUTH
[RAILROAD EAST] OF CHANNEL. RE-
NAMED "DRAW" TOWER 5/1/37.)

"HM" HEMPSTEAD

"HN" TOWER HICKSVILLE - JCT. OF PORT JEFFERSON
BRANCH AND MAIN LINE. (BETWEEN LEGS
OF WYE, EAST OF STATION) (LATER "HX",
"DIVIDE" TOWERS)

"HOLLIS" TOWER HOLLIS (PREVIOUSLY "IS" TOWER) (NORTH
SIDE OF TRACKS AT EAST END OF
STATION PLATFORM. CLOSED: c.1960 [?])

"HOLTSVILLE" HOLTSVILLE (W.W.I) (LATER "HV")

"HQ" CABIN HEMPSTEAD TURNPIKE (GONE BY 1920s)

"HU" TOWER HAMMEL WYE (INSIDE EAST END OF WYE,
CLOSED 1932)

"HUNT - 1" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) WEST OF HUNTINGTON (NEW 1974)

"HUNT - 2" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) WEST OF HUNTINGTON (NEW 1974)

"HUNT - 3" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) EAST OF HUNTINGTON (NEW 1974)

"HV" HOLTSVILLE (W.W.I) (PREVIOUSLY
"HOLTSVILLE")

"HX" TOWER HICKSVILLE - JCT. OF PORT JEFFERSON
BRANCH AND MAIN LINE. (PREVIOUSLY
"HN", LATER "DIVIDE" TOWERS) (BETWEEN
LEGS OF WYE, EAST OF STATION)

"IS" TOWER HOLLIS (LATER "HOLLIS" TOWER) (NORTH
SIDE OF TRACKS AT EAST END OF
STATION PLATFORM. CLOSED: c. 1960s[?])

"J" TOWER JAMAICA (LATER "JAY" TOWER) (WOODEN
TOWER AT SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS
AND WEST OF STATION AT UNION HALL
STREET LOCATION. REPLACED BY BRICK
TOWER 1913, NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS
AND WEST OF NEW STATION LOCATION
AT SUTPHIN BLVD., AFTER GRADE ELIMIN-
ATION.)

"JAY" TOWER JAMAICA (PREVIOUSLY "J" TOWER) (NORTH
SIDE OF TRACKS AND WEST OF STATION)

"JC" TOWER EAST OF CORONA - JCT. OF PORT WASH-
INGTON AND WHITESTONE BRANCHES.
(RAZED AFTER 1932 BRANCH ABANDON-
MENT)

"JD" TOWER GLENDALE JCT. (ON MONTAUK BRANCH)
JCT. OF ROCKAWAY BEACH AND MON-
TAUK BRANCHES. (REMOVED c. 1910)

"JE" TOWER JAMAICA (JAMAICA EAST) (WOODEN
TOWER, SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND
EAST OF UNION HALL ST. LOCATION.
REPLACED BY BRICK TOWER 1913,
SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND EAST
OF NEW STATION LOCATION AT SUTPHIN
BLVD., AFTER GRADE ELIMINATION.
(LATER "HALL" TOWER)

"JF" PORT JEFFERSON

"JO" KINGS PARK (ST. JOHNSLAND)

"JO" TOWER (PRR) .1 MILES EAST OF PENN STATION, NY

"K" MATTITUCK

"KH" SHINNECOCK HILLS

"KN" CABIN PITKIN AVE., EAST NEW YORK (GONE BY
1929)

"KN" TOWER (PRR) .1 MILES EAST OF PENN STATION , NY

"KO" RONKONKOMA (LATER "RONKONKOMA")
(SIGNALS RELOCATED FURTHER EAST
AND RENAMED BACK TO "KO" c. 1987
DURING ELECTRIFICATION AND STATION
RELOCATION)

"KO" CABIN RONKONKOMA (SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS
AND EAST OF STATION. CLOSED WHEN
BLOCK OFFICE WAS MOVED BACK TO
STATION BUILDING. CABIN MOVED TO
END OF WYE AS STORAGE SHED. RAZED
1988 WITH REMOVAL OF OLD YARD AND
WYE DUE TO ELECTRIFICATION PROJECT)

"LA" TOWER LOCUST AVE., BKLYN. (GONE BY 1920s)

"LEAD" CABIN SWING BRIDGE - LONG BEACH (PREVI-
OUSLY "WRECK LEAD", "WL" CABINS)
(WEST SIDE OF TRACKS AT REYNOLD'S
CHANNEL. DEMOLISHED 1980s)

"LEAD" TOWER DRAWBRIDGE - LONG BEACH (BUILT
1980s AT REYNOLD'S CHANNEL)

"LD" BLOCK LIMIT RIVERHEAD (NEW c. 1987)

"LOCUST" TOWER LOCUST VALLEY (PREVIOUSLY "OY"
TOWER) (NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS AT
EAST END OF STATION PLATFORM.
CLOSED - USED AS POLICE PRECINT
ANNEX)

"LONG ISLAND CITY" TOWER LONG ISLAND CITY (GONE BY 1920s)

"LK" INTERLOCKING RAILROAD EAST (SOUTH) OF OZONE
PARK STA. (REMOVED 1931)

"LR" TOWER LIBERTY AVE. (ROCKAWAY BCH. BR.)
(CLOSED 19___)

"LYNN" CABIN TEMPORARY CABIN @ LYNBROOK STA-
TION PLAZA DURING GRADE ELIMIN-
ATION 1938. JCT. OF MONTAUK AND
LONG BEACH BRANCHES.

CABIN "M" FREIGHT DRAWBRIDGE, BLISS - YARD A
SECONDARY TRACKS, DUTCH KILLS,
L. I. CITY, QUEENS (SOUTH SIDE OF
TRACKS AND EAST END OF BRIDGE)

"MD" MEDFORD

"MI" CABIN MURRAY HILL (GONE BY 1929)

 

"MI" MILLER'S PLACE (STATION BURNED 1927.
BUILDING WAS NOT REPLACED, BUT
BLOCK LIMIT SIGNAL REMAINED IN SVC.
SIGNAL REMOVED 1938 WITH BRANCH
ABANDONMENT)

"MJ" TOWER OCEAN AVE., BKLYN. - JCT. OF BAY
RIDGE AND MANHATTAN BEACH
BRANCHES (MANHATTAN BCH. JCT.)
(LATER "BEDFORD" TOWER)

"MK" MONTAUK (LATER "MY")

"MO" CENTRE MORICHES

"MP" TOWER MORRIS PARK SHOPS (MAURE AVE.)
(LATER "DUNTON" TOWER) (WOODEN
TOWER SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND
EAST OF MORRIS PARK SHOPS AND
MONTAUK BRANCH CUT-OFF. RE-
PLACED WITH BRICK TOWER NORTH
SIDE OF TRACKS AND WEST OF
MONTAUK BRANCH CUT-OFF c. 1910)

"MR" CABIN MANORVILLE - JCT. OF MAIN LINE AND
MANORVILLE-EASTPORT CONNECTION
(SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND WEST OF
STATION AND JUNCTION. REMOVED
1949 WITH BRANCH ABANDONMENT)

"MS" MASTIC (PREVIOUSLY "F") (RAZED AND
RELOCATED FURTHER WEST TO MASTIC-
SHIRLEY - 1960)

"MS" MASTIC-SHIRLEY (MASTIC STATION
RELOCATION 1960)

"MT" TOWER MINEOLA (BRICK TOWER BUILT 1890,
SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS AT EAST END
OF WOODEN STATION PLATFORM, EAST
OF MINEOLA BLVD. TO CONTROL JCT.
WITH MINEOLA-HEMPSTEAD AND OYSTER
BAY BRANCHES AND MAIN LINE.
DESTROYED IN TRAIN DERAILMENT 1922.
WOODEN TOWER BUILT 1922 AT SAME
LOCATION) (LATER "NASSAU" TOWER)

"MV" TOWER FLUSHING AVE., MASPETH (MT.OLIVET)
(NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND EAST OF
FLUSHING AVE. LATER "OLIVET" TOWER)

"MX" TOWER METROPOLITAN AVENUE, QUEENS (GONE
BY 1920s)

"MY" MONTAUK (PREVIOUSLY "MK")

"NA" TOWER NEW YORK AVE. (SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS
AND EAST OF CEDAR MANOR STA.)

"NASSAU" TOWER MINEOLA - JCT. OF MINEOLA- HEMP-
STEAD AND OYSTER BAY BRANCHES
AND MAIN LINE. (PREVIOUSLY "MT"
TOWER)

"NC" (PRR) PENNSYLVANIA STATION

"NC" PECONIC

"ND" HAMPTON BAYS (GOOD GROUND)

"NO" CABIN NEW LOTS AVE., EAST NEW YORK (BAY
RIDGE BRANCH) (REMOVED c. 1930s)

"NO" TOWER (ON SIGNAL BRIDGE - EAST NEW YORK STATION - ATLANTIC BRANCH) (GONE BY EARLY 1920s)

"NP" NORTHPORT

"NS" OYSTER BAY

"NU" CABIN NEW UTRECHT AVE., BAY RIDGE, BKLYN.
(REMOVED c. 1930s)

"NU" BLOCK LIMIT STATION NEW UTRECHT AVE., BAY RIDGE, BKLYN.
(LATER "BAY" BLOCK LIMIT STATION)
(REMOVED BY 1970)

 


"OA" CABIN OAKDALE (GONE BY 1920s)

"OB" LONG BEACH

"OLIVET" TOWER FLUSHING AVE., MASPETH (MT. OLIVET)
(PREVIOUSLY "MV" TOWER) (NORTH
SIDE OF TRACKS AND EAST OF FLUSH-
ING AVE. CLOSED c.1960s [?])

"OY" TOWER LOCUST VALLEY (NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS
AT EAST END OF STATION PLATFORM.
RENAMED "LOCUST" TOWER 4/30/37.)

"OZONE" TOWER WOODHAVEN JCT. - JCT. OF ATLANTIC
AND ROCKAWAY BEACH BRANCHES.
(PREVIOUSLY "RK" TOWER) (BUILT 1931,
WEST SIDE OF TRACKS AND SOUTH
[RAILROAD EAST] OF STATION ON ROCK-
AWAY BEACH BRANCH. CLOSED 1955)

"PARK" TOWER FLORAL PARK - JCT. OF HEMPSTEAD AND
CREEDMOOR BRANCHES AND MAIN
LINE. (PREVIOUSLY 2nd "FK" TOWER.
BUILT 1924, SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS
AND EAST OF TULIP AVENUE AND THE
JUNCTION WITH THE HEMPSTEAD
BRANCH, WHEN MAIN LINE WAS WIDENED
TO 4 TRACKS AS FAR AS FLORAL PARK.
RAZED 1960 WITH GRADE ELIMINATION)

"PENN" TOWER EAST NEW YORK (GONE BY 1943)

"PD" TOWER PATCHOGUE (BUILT c. 1915, SOUTH SIDE
OF TRACKS AT EAST END OF STATION
PLATFORM AND WEST SIDE OF SOUTH
OCEAN AVE. CROSSING)

"PG" PATCHOGUE (USED AS BLOCK LETTERS
UNTIL CONSTRUCTION OF "PD" TOWER.
REMAINED IN USE AS STATION CALL
LETTERS)

"PK" CENTRAL PARK (BETHPAGE) (BLOCK
STATION OUT OF SERVICE 8/21/25
WITH OPENING OF "B" TOWER)

"PN" PORT WASHINGTON

"POND" TOWER EAST OF FRESH POND STA. (PREVIOUSLY
"DF" TOWER) (NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS
AND WEST OF N.Y. INTERCONNECTING
R.R. TRESTLE. REMODELED 1967)

"PORT" TOWER FREEPORT (PREVIOUSLY "FY" TOWER)
(NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS, .3 MILES
EAST OF FREEPORT STATION. RAZED
1960 WITH GRADE ELIMINATION. NEW
TOWER BUILT 1960, NORTH SIDE OF
TRACKS AND EAST OF STATION. CLOSED
1990s)

"POST" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) EAST OF SMITHTOWN

"PR" CABIN PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, BKLYN. (GONE
BY 1920s)

"PT" TOWER LYNBROOK - JCT. WITH LONG BEACH
AND MONTAUK BRANCHES. (RAZED
1938 WITH GRADE ELIMINATION)

"PT" CABIN WEST OF EASTPORT - JCT. WITH MONTAUK
BRANCH AND MANORVILLE-EASTPORT
CONNECTION (SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS,
EAST OF JUNCTION AND WEST OF STA-
TION. REMOVED 1949 WITH BRANCH
ABANDONMENT)

"PW" CABIN WEST OF PINELAWN (END OF DOUBLE
TRACK) (NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS. MADE
REMOTE CONTROLLED FROM "B" TOWER
8/21/25. AGAIN MANNED 1943 -1946 TO
HANDLE TROOP TRAIN MOVEMENTS)

"PW" INTERLOCKING (R.C.) WEST OF PINELAWN (END OF DOUBLE
TRACK) (NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS.
8/21/25 - 1942, 1946 - 1970s)

TOWER "Q" (PRR) LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS. (EAST OF
QUEENS PLAZA OVERPASS.)

"Q" QUOGUE

"QU" TOWER QUEENS VILLAGE (LATER "QUEENS"
TOWER) (NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND
EAST OF STATION)

"QUEENS" TOWER QUEENS VILLAGE (PREVIOUSLY "QU"
TOWER) (NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND
EAST OF STATION.)

"R" JAMESPORT

"R" TOWER EAST OF RICHMOND HILL STA. AT
MORRIS PARK SHOPS (SOUTH SIDE
OF MONTAUK BRANCH TRACKS, NORTH
OF MORRIS PARK SHOPS. GONE BY 1929)

"RACE" CABIN AQUEDUCT (AT RACEWAY: IN SERVICE
DURING RACING SEASON ONLY) (BUILT
1950, EAST SIDE OF TRACKS AND SOUTH
[RAILROAD EAST] OF AQUEDUCT STATION.)

"RH" RIVERHEAD

"RJ" TOWER HILLSIDE (ROCKAWAY JCT.)- JCT. OF MAIN
LINE AND MONTAUK BRANCH. (NORTH
SIDE OF TRACKS AT HILLSIDE STATION.
GONE c.1930s)

"RK" TOWER OZONE PARK - JCT. OF ATLANTIC AND
ROCKAWAY BEACH BRANCHES.
(TOWER WAS BUILT ABOVE STATION
BUILDING AT GRADE. WEST SIDE OF
TRACKS. RAZED 1931 WITH GRADE
ELIMINATION)

"RK" TOWER WOODHAVEN JCT. (ON ROCKAWAY BEACH
BR.) JCT. OF ATLANTIC AND ROCKAWAY
BEACH BRANCHES (LATER "OZONE"
TOWER) (BUILT 1931, WEST SIDE OF
TRACKS AND SOUTH [RAILROAD EAST]
OF STATION.)

"RO" CABIN EAST ROCKAWAY (GONE BY 1920s)

"ROCK" TOWER FAR ROCKAWAY (PREVIOUSLY "FW"
TOWER) (SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND
EAST OF STATION. CLOSED 1941)

"ROCK" TOWER FAR ROCKAWAY (BUILT 1941, SOUTH
SIDE OF TRACKS AND EAST OF STATION
AND NAMEOKE AVENUE. CLOSED -
1950)

"RONKONKOMA" RONKONKOMA (PREVIOUSLY "KO")
(CLOSED c. 1990 WITH STATION
RELOCATION DUE TO ELECTRIFICA-
TION PROJECT)

"S" CABIN SYOSSET (END OF DBL. TRACK) (GONE
BY 1930s)

"S" BLOCK STATION SYOSSET (END OF DBL. TRACK) (STILL
IN USE IN 1951)

"S" BLOCK LIMIT STATION SYOSSET (END OF DBL. TRACK)

"SA" SAYVILLE

"SB" SAG HARBOR (LATER "SH") (CLOSED,
SIGNAL REMOVED 1939 WITH BRANCH
ABANDONMENT)

"SD" SOUTHOLD

"SE" CABIN SEASIDE (GONE BY 1920s)

"SG" CABIN W. OF BRENTWOOD (THOMPSON'S SIDING)
(SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND EAST OF
FIFTH AVENUE. WOODEN CABIN RAZED:
c. 1960. NEW BRICK CABIN BUILT c. 1960,
NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND WEST OF
FIFTH AVENUE. CLOSED c. 1987 WITH
ELECTRIFICATION PROJECT)

"SH" SAG HARBOR (PREVIOUSLY "SB")

"SJ" SAINT JAMES

"SK" CABIN SPEONK (GONE BY 1920s)

"SK" SPEONK

"SN" SOUTHAMPTON

"SP" TOWER (ON SIGNAL BRIDGE) SPRINGFIELD JCT. - JCT. WITH OLD
SOUTHERN ROAD (S.S.R.R. OF L.I.) (WEST
OF LOCUST MANOR ON FAR ROCKAWAY
BRANCH. GONE BY 1929)

"SR" CABIN LAURELTON (GONE BY 1929)

"ST" SMITHTOWN

"SW" STEWART MANOR

"SW" CABIN NEW HYDE PARK ROAD, STEWART MANOR
(SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS AT EAST END
OF STATION PLATFORM. CLOSED: ______)

THOMPSONS SIDING WEST OF BRENTWOOD (LATER "SG"
CABIN) (SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS AND
EAST OF FIFTH AVE.)

"UN" HUNTINGTON

"VA" TOWER VALLEY STREAM - JCT. OF MONTAUK,
FAR ROCKAWAY AND WEST HEMPSTEAD
BRANCHES (RAZED 1933 WITH GRADE
ELIMINATION. NEW TOWER OPENED,
1933, EAST OF STATION AND JUNCTION.
RENAMED "VALLEY" 4/30/37.)

"VALLEY" TOWER VALLEY STREAM - JCT. OF MONTAUK,
FAR ROCKAWAY AND WEST HEMPSTEAD
BRANCHES. (EAST OF STATION AND JCT.
PREVIOUSLY "VA" TOWER.)

"VAN" TOWER VANDERBILT AVE., BKLYN. ("VD" YARD)
(PREVIOUSLY "VD" TOWER) (UNDER-
GROUND LOCATION. CLOSED 19___)

"VD" TOWER VANDERBILT AVE., BKLYN. ("VD" YARD)
(LATER "VAN" TOWER)

"VN" BROOKHAVEN

"WC" CABIN CAMP UPTON JCT.- JCT. OF CAMP UPTON
SPUR AND MAIN LINE. (W.W.I)

"WD" TOWER HAMILTON BEACH (EAST SIDE OF TRACKS
AND SOUTH [RAILROAD EAST] OF STATION.
RENAMED "BEACH" 5/1/37.)

"WE" WHITESTONE LANDING (RAZED, SIGNAL
REMOVED 1932 WITH BRANCH
ABANDONMENT)

"WG" WADING RIVER (RAZED, SIGNAL REMOVED
1938 WITH BRANCH ABANDONMENT)

"WH" WESTHAMPTON

"WIN" TOWER WINFIELD, QUEENS - JCT. OF MAIN LINE
AND PORT WASHINGTON BRANCH.
(WINFIELD JCT.) (PREVIOUSLY "WJ"
TOWER)

"WJ" TOWER WINFIELD, QUEENS - JCT. OF MAIN LINE
AND PORT WASHINGTON BRANCH.
(WINFIELD JCT.) (BUILT 1909, NORTH
SIDE OF TRACKS, EAST OF JUNCTION.
MOVED 1915, SOUTH SIDE OF TRACKS,
.7 MILES EAST OF WOODSIDE. LATER
"WIN" TOWER)

"WK" WYANDANCH (WEST DEER PARK)

"WL" CABIN SWING BRIDGE - LONG BEACH (WRECK
LEAD) (WEST SIDE OF TRACKS AT
REYNOLD'S CHANNEL. RENAMED "LEAD"
CABIN 5/1/37.)

"WM" WEST HEMPSTEAD

"WOODHAVEN" TOWER WOODHAVEN JCT. - JCT. OF ATLANTIC
AND ROCKAWAY BEACH BRANCHES.
(PREVIOUSLY "HAVEN", "WT" TOWERS)
(ATLANTIC BRANCH, SOUTH SIDE OF
TRACKS, WEST OF STATION AND EAST
OF JUNCTION.)

"WR" WATERMILL

"WRECK LEAD" CABIN SWING BRIDGE - LONG BEACH (PRE-
VIOUSLY "WL", LATER "LEAD" CABINS)
(WEST SIDE OF TRACKS AT REYNOLD'S
CHANNEL.)

"WS" BLOCK STATION LONG ISLAND CITY (UNATTENDED BLOCK
STATION AS LATE AS 1941)

"WS" BLOCK LIMIT STATION LONG ISLAND CITY (GONE BY 1943)

"WT" TOWER WOODHAVEN JCT. - JCT. OF ATLANTIC
AND ROCKAWAY BEACH BRANCHES.
(LATER "HAVEN", "WOODHAVEN" TOWERS)
(ATLANTIC BRANCH, SOUTH SIDE OF
TRACKS, WEST OF STATION AND EAST
OF JUNCTION.)

"X" L.I. CITY DISPATCHER'S OFFICE (CLOSED
c. 1913 WITH TRANSFER OF L.I.R.R.
OFFICES TO NEW JAMAICA TERMINAL)

"Y" CABIN EAST OF SAYVILLE (END OF DBL.TRACK)

"Y" BLOCK LIMIT STATION EAST OF SAYVILLE (END OF DBL. TRACK)

"YA" YAPHANK

"YD" CABIN HOLBAN YARD (GONE BY 1920s)

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