Long Island
Jamaica, New York
January 26, 1973

"Change at Jamaica" is an announcement virtually all regular Long Island Railroad commuters are familiar with. In many cases it's a simple cross-platform transfer. This diesel-hauled train waiting on the opposite platform is headed for non-electrified territory. Former Louisville & Nashville Alco FA-1 no. 604 has been converted into a cab car; the motive power will be on the other end of the train.

This page posted 3/28/2018. Text and photo ©2018 Lamont Downs.