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Quogue Station - View W c.1876 (Brainerd-Morrison)

QUOGUE STATION: STATION STOP ESTABLISHED 12/20/1869. DEPOT SITE SELECTED 01/04/1870 ON NORTH SIDE OF TRACKS AT OLD COUNTRY ROAD. STATION CONSISTED OF A BARE, WOODEN PLATFORM ON POSTS.  IN JULY, 1871 A DISPUTE BETWEEN THEN LIRR PRES. OLIVER CHARLICK AND CITIZENS OF QUOGUE AS TO ERECTION OF A DEPOT CAUSED HIM TO REFUSE TO STOP TRAINS THERE. 

1ST DEPOT (2-STORY, WOOD FRAME BLDG.) BUILT IN JUNE, 1875, AT WHAT IS NOW OLD DEPOT ROAD BY ORDERS OF NEWLY INSTALLED LIRR PRESIDENT HENRY HAVEMEYER. STATION DISCONTINUED 6/1876 AND REINSTATED IN AUGUST.  (Vincent Seyfried data) AS A RESULT OF LACK OF BUSINESS, DEPOT RELOCATED .6 MILES EAST ON N. SIDE OF TRACKS AND W. SIDE OF QUOGUE STATION ROAD: 1882, MIDWAY BETWEEN FORMER QUOGUE STATION LOCATION AND ATLANTICVILLE STATION WHICH WAS TO CLOSE.      (Babylon Signal of 03/18/1882.) ANTICIPATED TROUBLE WITH THE TOWN IN RELOCATION OF THE QUOGUE DEPOT LED TO THIS ACCOUNT OF EVENTS OF THE MOVE THAT APPEARED IN THE MAY 27, 1882 ISSUE OF THE "BABYLON SIGNAL":  (Article from Art Huneke archive)

RELOCATED 1882 QUOGUE DEPOT OUT OF SVC: 1905 WITH CONSTRUCTION OF NEW DEPOT.  OLD BUILDING REMAINED IN PLACE AT LEAST INTO MID-1920s.
(Photographic provenance, David Keller data)

3RD DEPOT BUILT S. SIDE OF TRACKS AND SLIGHTLY WEST OF FORMER DEPOT: 1905, AGENCY CLOSED: 1958, RAZED: 4/64.  REPLACED WITH METAL SHELTER SHED.  DISCONTINUED AS STATION STOP:  3/16/98   Research: Dave Keller

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Emery map Quogue MP76-77 6/1958 Archive: Dave Keller

 
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LIRR  map Quogue 1966
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Quogue Station post card mislabeled as L.J.R.R. 
View NW c.1910 Archive: Dave Morrison
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Quogue Station - View SE 1909 Archive: Dave Keller

In this photo,  the fellow in the white shirt with bowtie and arms behind his back standing in the middle of the group of men on the platform is George G. Ayling who filled in at Quogue at the time of this photo.

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Quogue Station Colorized post card View NW c.1912 
Archive: Dave Morrison
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Quogue Station View E 6/04/1918 Archive: Dave Morrison

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Quogue Station View E c.1920 Archive: Dave Morrison

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Quogue Station View E c.1920 Archive: Dave Morrison
Note: Perhaps a special event as  passenger cars are parlor cars!
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Quogue Station View E c.1925 (James V. Osborne-Morrison)

Quogue 'Q" block limit signal c.1947 (Smith-Morrison)
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Quogue Station View SE 4/1952 Archive: Dave Morrison

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Quogue Station view E c.1955 Photo: LIRR Archive: Jim Gillian

The passing siding is the first track to the left of the Main . The team track is the 2nd track to the left of the Main and the coal bunker/silo of T. C. Warren & Co. at the far left was accessed by the spur continuing to curve northeastwards, just visible beyond the T box and telephone pole visible in the center of the photo. The undergrade crossing in the foreground is Quogue-Riverhead Road, SR104 which was used to access the station parking lot at the far right. Research: Dave Keller
 

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Quogue Station  View SW 1958 - Irving Solomon photo 
for the PSC, Dave Keller archive
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Quogue Station rear view N during raze 4/1964 (Ziel-Morrison)
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Quogue Shelter Shed  View W 1997 Archive: Dave Morrison
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Quogue Closing Poster 3/1998 Archive: Dave Morrison

LIRR Station Closed NO PARKING
Village of Quogue sign c.1998+

Quogue Station raze 4/1964 - (Ziel-Queens Public Library)
 

"Quogue had a reason that it was closed that some may not remember - it was over the issue of overnight or other parking with the Village of Quogue who was adamantly opposed to expansion of the lot at the station. The Village gave the LIRR such a hassle over this issue the railroad then decided to close the station with the late 90s high level platform expansion. I remember that the station site had multiple NO PARKING signs installed and the closed lot cordoned off long after service ended there. It was not just low ridership that got Quogue Station closed."  Mike McEnaney