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THE   L.I.R.R.'S   EVERGREEN   BRANCH   WEST





1941   LOOKING   WEST   FROM   MADISON   STREET   -   MANY   THANKS   TO   DAVE   KELLER!

PALMETTO   STREET   LOOKING   EAST   TOWARD   FREIGHT   OFFICE   -   BILL   SLADE   PHOTO.


SEPTEMBER   9,   1956   FAN   TRIP   AT   PALMETTO   STREET   CROSSING
AND   FREIGHT   OFFICE   -   DAVE   KELLER   COLLECTION.


PALMETTO   STREET   AND   FREIGHT   OFFICE   -   DICK   MAKSE   1962   PHOTO.


PALMETTO   STREET   LOOKING   NORTH   -   BILL   SLADE   PHOTO.


SEPTEMBER   9,   1956   FAN   TRIP   AT   RIDGEWOOD
BETWEEN   PALMETTO   STREET   AND   MYRTLE   AVENUE.
NOTE   OPEN   EL   CARS   ON   MYRTLE   AVENUE   EL.   BILL   RUGEN   PHOTO.


SEPTEMBER   9,   1956   FAN   TRIP   WEST   SIDE   OF   MYRTLE   AVENUE.


MOST   OF   THE   REMAINING   BLACK   AND   WHITE   PHOTOGRAPHS   ON   THIS   PAGE
ARE   COURTESY   OF   DICK   MAKSE   (RFM)   AND   ARE   AVAILABLE   FROM   HIM

DICK   MAKSE   (RFM)   EBAY   PHOTOS



ON FEBRUARY 9, 1939 EIGHT BLOCKS LENGTH OF THE BRANCH WAS REMOVED FROM SERVICE.
THESE CROSSINGS WERE CLOSED: HIMROD STREET; STANHOPE STREET; STOKHOLM STREET;
DeKALB AVENUE; HART STREET; SUYDAM STREET; WILLOUGHBY AVENUE AND STARR STREET.

LOOKING   WEST   IN   1948 - 1949
P.R.R.   H9s   NUMBER   2826   WAS   FACING   WEST   CROSSING   GROVE   STREET.


BY   1972   THE   BRANCH   HAD   BEEN   CUT   BACK   TO   GROVE   STREET.
1972   RFM   LOOKING   EAST   AT   GROVE   STREET


GREENE   STREET   LOOKING   EAST   IN   1984.


THIS   IS   HARMAN   STREET   LOOKING   WEST   TOWARD   HIMROD   STREET   IN   1984.


UNKNOWN   LOCATION   IN   1984.


MIKE   INFORMS   US, " The building to the left in the 1984 photo is 950 Hart Street.
Photo1 is from Google Street View looking east on Hart Street.
Photo2 shows a lot on the other side of the street(looking west) where the
photographer was probably standing, when the 1984 photo was taken."





APRIL   28,   1957   FAN   TRIP   AT   FLUSHING   AVENUE   CROSSING.
VARICK   AVENUE   FREIGHT   YARD   AT   LEFT.   -   BILL   RUGEN   PHOTO.


1972   RFM   LOOKING   WEST   AT   FLUSHING   AVENUE   CROSSING.


1984   HARRISSON   PLACE


VARICK   AVENUE   YARD

TWO 1962 VIEWS - BUSHWICK BRANCH AND FORMER SOUTH SIDE CROSSING IN DISTANCE.
TAKE NOTE OF GOLDBERGER DOLL FACTORY AT RIGHT.



SCALE   TRACK   WAS   ADJACENT   TO   GOLDBERGER'S   FACTORY



Eegee, Gold Doll or Goldberger Dolls 1917-1980. The Eegee Doll Company was founded in 1917 by Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Goldberger in Brooklyn, NY - the Eegee trademark was first used in 1923. Early dolls were marked E G, Gold Doll, Gold Doll Co., E. Goldberger and finally Eegee or Goldberger or TRADEMARK EEGEE Dolls MADE IN USA. They produced composition, latex, hard plastic and vinyl dolls. During the thirty year period, 1954 to 1984, manufacturing took place at 538 Johnson Ave., Brooklyn. On the Stewart Ave. side of the building in 2002 there was a sign for Eegee Doll. Eegee Doll was painted over a sign for Englander Spring Beds




RFM 1972 - 538 Johnson Ave., Brooklyn.


Go to -----> 538 Johnson Ave., Brooklyn today via GOOGLE!

LOOKING   NORTH   IN   1984  -  VARICK   AVENUE   AT   INGRAHAM   STREET   -   JOHNSON   AVENUE   ONE   BLOCK   NORTH






VARICK   AVENUE   FREIGHT   HOUSE.


VARICK   AVENUE   CROSSING   LOOKING   EAST   IN   1932.


VARICK   AVENUE   CROSSING   LOOKING   WEST   IN   1932.   BUSHWICK   BRANCH   IN   DISTANCE.


RFM   1972   -   VARICK   AVENUE   LEAD   -   BOX   CARS   ARE   ON   BUSHWICK   BRANCH.


RFM   1972   -   END   OF   VARICK   AVENUE   LEAD


IN   JUNE   1984


IN   JUNE   1984



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