Frank's Photography Site

NYC / Staten Island transit photos (1971-72)

The first 6 photos were taken in the fall of 1971.

Subway train at 34th Street station, an "E" train on the 8th Avenue IND line.
Lead unit is a vintage 1936 R6-2, built by Pullman.

Metroliner at Penn Station, New York City (Fall, 1971).

Near-dusk shot looking east from Broadway-Myrtle station on the BMT "J" line.
The tracks to the left are the start of the "M" line branch.

Broadway-Myrtle station on the elevated BMT "J" line, showing upper level
where service to Jay Street was discontinued in 1969.

Train arriving at "M" line Wyckoff Avenue station from the south at sunset.

Newer-consist train (looks like an R-42) arriving at Wyckoff Avenue station at sunset.

The next 5 photos were taken in early 1972, while it was still winter.

"LL" Canarsie Line train leaving Broadway Junction station westbound,
most likely a 1940-vintage R9.

Two views of classic Staten Island Rapid Transit equipment at Tottenville station.
These are vintage 1925-era ex-B&O-operated cars made by Pressed Steel.

Staten Island Ferry "Pvt. Joseph F. Merrell" at St. George Dock on a bright sunny day.

Manhattan Skyline, approaching via the S.I. ferry on a bright day in 1972.

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