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THE   BROOKLYN,   BATH   AND
CONEY   ISLAND   RAIL   ROAD   COMPANY



THE FIRST STEAM RAILROAD TO CONEY ISLAND
THE BROOKLYN, BATH & CONEY ISLAND RAIL ROAD


 







 






AT FIRST THE LOCOMOTIVES WERE DUMMY TANK ENGINES.


LATER THE LOCOMOTIVES WERE STANDARD TANK ENGINES.
THIS ONE IS A SADDLE-TANK TYPE.






ENGINE NUMBER SEVEN WAS NAMED "SEA BIRD"


BENSONHURST   STATION   IN   1892
BY THIS TIME THE ENGINES HAD FOUR-WHEEL TENDERS.


ON NOVEMBER 25, 1885 THE B.B.& C.I. WAS REORGANIZED
AS THE BROOKLYN, BATH & WEST END




IN 1887 TRAINS BEGAN RUNNING TO THE 39TH STREET FERRY
 





ULMER PARK STATION


WEST END TERMINAL CIRCA 1909.   SURF AVENUE IN THE FOREGROUND.
NEAR THE CENTER OF THE IMAGE IS A DIAMOND CROSSING SIGN PROTECTING THE N.Y. & C.I. NORTON'S POINT LINE DOUBLE TRACK GRADE CROSSING.


WEST END TERMINAL IN 1916


THIS IMAGE SHOWS THE N.Y. & C.I. NORTON'S POINT LINE DOUBLE TRACK GRADE CROSSING.


AT THE LEFT IN THIS IMAGE IS THE DIAMOND CROSSING SIGN PROTECTING THE N.Y. & C.I. NORTON'S POINT LINE DOUBLE TRACK GRADE CROSSING.


AT THE LEFT IS THE DIAMOND CROSSING SIGN PROTECTING THE N.Y. & C.I. NORTON'S POINT LINE DOUBLE TRACK GRADE CROSSING.








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