LIRR History Website
Please visit some
of my Favorite Websites:
New York City Subway Resources: Everything
you could possibly ever want to know about the NYC Subway System.
My personal favorite website.
Arrchives - Noted LIRR historian Art Huneke has started a
website with loads of rare pictures and little-known information
about the LIRR.
Paul Matus' rapidtransit.net - a "site for the study and
appreciation of electric rail transit." Contains book reviews, historical
information, pictures. Paul has added
Reifschneider's 1925 LIRR History to
The Oyster Bay RR Museum
(formerly Friends of Locomotive 35)
Joe Korman's The
JoeKorNer - Joe's interesting
website has a lot of RR, Subway and Trolley information.
The Railroad Museum of Long Island: The
Museum operates at two sites; The museum in Greenport, which houses
the museum's collection of small artifacts, photographs and other
bits of railroad history from Long Island and the Riverhead Restoration
Site, where the restoration of the museum's rolling stock takes
Twin Forks Chapter
of the NRHS: The Twin Forks Chapter of the National Railway
Historical Society was formed in 1996 to preserve railroad history
on Long Island! For information on membership please contact the
chapter at TwinForksNRHS@aol.com
Walsh's Forgotten NY website
-It's about all the things you pass
in the street and never notice...ancient advertising on buildings;
trolley tracks and poles that are still there; abandoned rail
lines; outdated signs, cast-iron lampposts and other things that
usually pass unnoticed.
Tom Scannello's OLDNYC.COM website "explores the abandoned and little
used railroad lines in New York City". There are extensive
pictures of the Rockaway and Bay
Jim Poulos' BMT
LINES website deals with the history
of the BMT and its predecessor, the BRT. A must-see for all NYC
The Charlie Chan Page:
My favorite mystery series from the 30's and 40's.
The Brooklyn Board and
The Queens Board: If
you grew up in Brooklyn or Queens, this is the place for you!
Reminisce with others who share your memories. Locate old school
buddies. Remember the Brooklyn Fox? Jahn's Ice Cream Parlor? "Spauldeens"?
Mrs. Stahl's Knishes? Ring-a-levio? The '64 World's Fair? Come
in and join the fun.
A Syosset Scrapbook Created by Pamela Boslet Buskin and
John Delin - deals with the history of Syosset, including the LIRR