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CENTRAL   RAIL   ROAD   OF   LONG   ISLAND
THE    STEWART    LINE
CENTRAL   RAIL   ROAD   EXTENSION   COMPANY   OF   LONG   ISLAND


CREEDMOOR

NEW MAY 4, 2002

HILLSIDE   AVENUE   AND   88th   AVENUE   LOOKING   SOUTHEAST.

RON ZIEL REMEMBERS THE WARD NURSERY OCCUPYING THE BLOCK BETWEEN 87th AND 88th AVENUES
AND RECEIVING SHIPMENTS BY RAIL.   THEIR SIDING RAN 931 FEET PAST THE END OF L.I.R.R. PROPERTY
(729 FEET WEST OF WINCHESTER AVENUE [ALLEY ROAD]).






LOOKING NORTH FROM WINCHESTER AVENUE, FORMERLY ALLEY ROAD.


HENRY RAUDENBUSCH MAP CIRCA 1950 SHOWS PASSING SIDING SPANNING RANGE STREET AND WINCHESTER
AVENUE GRADE CROSSINGS.   THE SIDING TO CREEDMOOR HOSPITAL POWERHOUSE CROSSED HILLSIDE AVENUE.


BOB EMERY'S MAP




GRADE CROSSING 398A WAS RANGE AVENUE (LATER STREET). NOTE TWO HOTELS IN 1916.


FROM 1948 CROSSING LIST.


CREEDMOOR STATION - NATIONAL RIFLE RANGE
 



LOOKING NORTH (WEST) TOWARD RANGE AVENUE CROSSING AUGUST 29, 1933.
NOTE STATION PLATFORM WAS STILL THERE.




OCTOBER 26 1952 - STATION PLATFORM WAS STILL THERE, RAILS WERE BARELY VISIBLE.




NEARLY THE SAME LOCATION IN 1950'S - THE END OF THE LINE.








NEARLY THE SAME SCENE TODAY.


LOOKING NORTH AT RANGE AVENUE (STREET) TODAY.




AFTER THE BRANCH WAS ABANDONED BETWEEN LAWRENCE STREET, FLUSHING, AND CREEDMOOR, SERVICE WAS
STILL PROVIDED TO THE NATIONAL RIFLE RANGE.   THIS IS FROM EMPLOYE TIME NUMBER 13 - SEPTEMBER 22, 1879.


THIS IS FROM EMPLOYE TIME NUMBER 15 - JULY 4, 1880.


IN MARCH 1882 THE RAILROAD PLANNED TO CEASE CREEDMOOR PASSENGER SERVICE



APPARENTLY   WHEN   THE   LINE   WAS   CUT   BACK   TO
CREEDMOOR   A   TURNTABLE   HAD   BEEN   INSTALLED


IN   MAY   1882   AN   ACCIDENT   OCCURED   AT   THE   TURNTABLE



AS   LATE   AS   1907   SPECIAL   TRAINS   WERE   STILL
RUN   TO   CREEDMOOR   FOR   SHOOTING   MATCHES



1924   C.R.4.   SHOWS   SIDINGS.



THE   END   OF   THE   LINE   OCTOBER   26,   1952







LOOKING   SOUTHEAST   FROM   JUST   SOUTHEAST   OF   RANGE   STREET   ON   AUGUST   29,   1933.
SWITCHES   ARE   PASSING   SIDING   AND   FRANK   R.   SMITH   &   COMPANY




continued on CREEDMOOR STATE HOSPITAL SIDING
and
CREEDMOOR TO EAST HINSDALE




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