SOUTH   SIDE   EXTRA
ARRT'S       ARRCHIVES





GOD   BLESS   AMERICA!

Copyright   2016   Arthur   John   Huneke
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SOUTH   SIDE   EXTRA


IN   1957   THE   LONG   ISLAND   LIGHTING   COMPANY   OPENED   A   NEW   COAL   BURNING   POWER   PLANT   IN   ISLAND   PARK.
THE   RAILROAD   UNDERBID   A   BARGE   OPERATOR   AND   WON   THE   CONTRACT   TO   DELIVER   THEIR   COAL.
THE   COAL   TRAINS   WERE   KNOWN   AS   "SOUTH   SIDE   EXTRAS"


THIS  IS  FROM  THE  JUNE  20,  1957  LONG  ISLAND  RAILROADER



EXTRA   209   EAST   PASSING   VALLEY   TOWER   WITH   THREE   LEASED   READING   RS-3'S


EXTRA   206   EAST   WITH   ENGINE   NUMBER   212   EAST   OF   VALLEY   STREAM



EXTRA   220   EAST   WITH   ENGINE   NUMBER   221   PASSING   THROUGH   LYNBROOK   STATION   AUGUST   30   1968.
PHOTO   BY   HAROLD   A.   SMITH   VIA   EBAY.


EXTRA   208   WEST   ROUTED   THROUGH   "ZERO TRACK"   TO   THE   WESTBOUND   MONTAUK   BRANCH   SEEN   FROM   JAY   TOWER



1966   L. I. R. R.   MAP


THE   ISLAND   PARK   PLANT






LILCO'S   GE   SWITCHER