Wantagh   

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Emery map Wantagh MP25-26  8/1958

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Wantagh Station - View NE c.1900 Archive: Dave Keller
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Wantagh Station at Wantagh Historical Society 2000
Photo: Bob Anderson

WANTAGH: S. SIDE R. R. SVC. BEGAN: 10/28/1867.  DEPOT BUILT: 1875 AS “RIDGEWOOD” (8-year gap??) RENAMED “WANTAGH”: ? CLOSED AND MOVED: 1966 WITH GRADE CROSSING ELIMINATION, RESTORED AS MUSEUM: 1982 (Per Wantagh Museum website)
TEMPORARY STATION ACCOUNT GRADE CROSSING ELIMINATION IN SVC:  8/24/66. OUT OF SVC: 10/22/68 AND RAZED.
ELEVATED STRUCTURE IN SVC: 10/22/68

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Wantagh Station - View E c.1900 Archive: Dave Keller
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Wantagh Station View NE c.1920 Archive: Dave Keller
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Wantagh Station - View E  c.1900 Archive: Dave Keller
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Wantagh Station view NW summer 1960 Photo: Art Huneke
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Wantagh Station - view NE 11/12/63
Wm. Lichtenstern photo, Dave Keller archive
LIRR - Wantagh Depot - Trackside - 9-20-65.JPG (123437 bytes)
Wantagh Station View E  9/20/1965 Photo/Archive: Brad Phillips
LIRR - Wantagh Freight House - 9-20-65.JPG (116052 bytes)
Wantagh Freight House View E  9/20/1965 
Photo/Archive: Brad Phillips
LIRR - Wantagh Depot - 9-20-65.JPG (106751 bytes)
Wantagh Station View SE  9/20/1965 Photo/Archive: Brad Phillips
Wantagh-Old Sta and Temp Tracks.jpg (65189 bytes)
Wantagh Station and temporary tracks. View E
Archive: Dave Keller
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Wantagh temporary track - view W Archive: Dave Keller 
LIRR - Wantagh Temp Station on 1st Day of Service - 8-24-66.JPG (129527 bytes)
Wantagh Temporary Station on 1st Day of Service View E 
8/24/1966
Photo/Archive: Brad Phillips  
LIRR - Wantagh Elimination - Gold Spike Ceremony - 8-24-66.JPG (237464 bytes)
Wantagh Elimination Gold Spike Ceremony  View E 
8/24/1966
Photo/Archive: Brad Phillips  
 Wantagh-Elim-West.jpg (56171 bytes)
Wantagh Station elimination view W - Archive: Dave Keller 
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Wantagh Station move 1966 Archive: Dave Keller
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Wantagh - LIRR Map Page 30 6/1966
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Wantagh Grader Crossing Elimination 1966  Archive: Dave Keller

Goodfellow letter - Wantagh Station preservation 4/23/1965

Wantagh Station move - 9/01/2016 Archive: Joshua Soren
LIRR - Wantagh Depot After Move to Park.JPG (179433 bytes)
Wantagh Depot after move to the Wantagh Museum
 Photo/Archive: Brad Phillips
Note: Moved  9/22/1966, per Bob Meagher, Wantagh Preservation Society
This is a copy of the letter to Margaret Aiken, from Thomas Goodfellow, President of The Long Island Rail Road, April 23, 1965, in response to her request to save the Wantagh Rail Road station from demolition. Margaret Aiken was a resident of Wantagh, New York who was one of the founders of the Wantagh Preservation Society.
Archive: Joshua Soren
Diamond Crossing Sign-Wantagh Station Museum -12- 04-07 (AlcoAl).jpg (101839 bytes)
Diamond Crossing Sign-Wantagh Station Museum 12/04/07 Photo/Archive:
Al Castelli
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Wantagh Museum "JAMAICA" parlor car #2000
3/15/2014 -  Photo/Archive: Jeff Erlitz
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Wantagh Museum 10/05/2015
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Wantagh Museum - 50th Anniversary Celebration Sign 9/24/2016
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Wantagh Museum "JAMAICA" parlor car 
 10/12/2018  Photo/Archive: John Nasta