Freeport           

 

Station-Freeport-Frt House at R. Across Tracks-View NE-c. 1930.jpg (139834 bytes)
Freeport Freight House at right - view NE c. 1930 
Collection: Freeport Library

FREEPORT:  S. S. R. R. service began: 10/28/1867 depot opened. Moved: 1899, to become part of freight house of 2nd depot. 
2nd depot opened: 4/3/1899, Out of svc:  5/5/59
3rd temporary station in svc:  5/5/59 Elevated structure in svc: Early 1961  Research: Dave Keller

SSRR Ticket-Freeport to New York-08-01-1870 (Front).JPG (63676 bytes)
S.S.R.R. ticket front Freeport to New York 08/01/1870
SSRR Ticket-Freeport to New York-08-01-1870 (Back).JPG (50807 bytes)
S.S.R.R. ticket back Freeport to New York 08/01/1870

PORT-Tower_Freeport-Blueprint_1945_ArtHuneke.jpg (145221 bytes)
PORT Tower Freeport Blueprint 1945 Archive: Art Huneke

 

Emery-Freeport_MP21-22_5-58.jpg (471609 bytes)
Map of MP21 to MP22 Freeport  
(Robert Emery map, Dave Keller archive)
Freeport28.jpg (63697 bytes)
LIRR 1966 Freeport map #28
Tower-FY-Freeport-1925_Osborne-Keller.jpg (69127 bytes)
“”FY” Interlocking Cabin trackside depot view SW c.1925
Photo: James V. Osborne  Archive: Dave Keller
H10s-Frt-east-past-Frt-Hse-Freeport-from-PORT Twr-c.1940.jpg (48748 bytes)
H10s pulling freight eastbound on a raw winter's day past freight house and team tracks - Freeport.  View NW from "PORT" tower - c. 1940  (Dave Keller archive)  

Freeport-Temp Sta-viewE_from-PORT-Tower.jpg (45896 bytes)
Temporary station and tracks (elevated view from “PORT” Tower) – 1959  Archive: Dave Keller

  Freeport-New Team Yd and Frt Hse.jpg (85613 bytes)
New freight house and team yard with temporary tracks 1959
Archive: Dave Keller
Freeport-PORT Tower-Temp Sta.jpg (43764 bytes)
“PORT” Interlocking Tower showing main tracks, temporary tracks and temporary station building 1959
Archive: Dave Keller
Tower-Port-Freeport-1968.jpg (72504 bytes)
“PORT” Interlocking Cabin, street level (rear view) – 1968
Photo/Archive: Dave Keller

Manned only in case of emergencies...manually taking over the interlocking if need be... operating the switches and displaying signals with instructions from Babylon or Valley (whoever has control on that particular day) just to keep trains moving. Info: Bob Myers

Freeport-Meadowbrk Pky-Tracks Removed.jpg (133551 bytes)
Meadowbrook Parkway overgrade crossing track level view showing center tracks removed for grade crossing elimination at Freeport 1959 Archive: Dave Keller
  Station-Freeport-Brookside-Ave-Grade Elimination-View NE-1959-60_Charles V. Brady.jpg (111526 bytes)
Freeport - Brookside Ave grade elimination view NE 1959/60 Photo: Charles V. Brady  Collection: Freeport Library
 Freeport-station-viewSw.jpg (62850 bytes)
Freeport station view SW Collection: Freeport Library
Station-Freeport-Crossing and Shanty W of Depot Prior to Grade Elimination-View SE-1956_Charles V. Brady.jpg (114645 bytes)
Freeport crossing and shanty W of Depot prior to grade elimination view SE 1956  Photo: Charles V. Brady 
Collection: Freeport Library
Station-Freeport-Grade Elimination Completed-View E-1964_John J. MacDonald.jpg (76181 bytes)
Freeport grade elimination completed  view E 1964 Photo; John J. MacDonald Collection: Freeport Library
Station-Freeport-Grade Elimination-Temp Tracks at R-View NE-1961.jpg (126367 bytes)
Freeport grade elimination, temporary tracks at right view NE 1961  Collection: Freeport Library
 Station-Freeport-Crossing Shanty-Temp Tracks-Grade Elimination-View NW_1960.jpg (82096 bytes)
Freeport Crossing Shanty temporary tracks during grade elimination  view NW  1960  Collection: Freeport Library
Station-Freeport-Grade Elimination-View E-c. 1958 (W. Gilligan).jpg (150567 bytes)
Freeport grade elimination view E  c.1958 
Collection: Freeport Library
Station-Freeport-Grade Elimination-View NE-1960.jpg (98979 bytes)
Freeport grade elimination view NE 1960 
Collection: Freeport Library
Station-Freeport-Shelter Shed-View E-1956_Charles V. Brady.jpg (113995 bytes)
Freeport Shelter Shed view E  1956 Photo: Charles V. Brady
Collection: Freeport Library
Station-Freeport-Grade Elimination-View SE-1960.jpg (78269 bytes)
Freeport grade elimination view SE 1960 
Collection: Freeport Library
Station-Freeport-View SW-1956_Charles V. Brady.jpg (103670 bytes)
Freeport view SW  1956 Photo: Charles V. Brady  
Collection: Freeport Library
Station-Freeport-View W_1956_Charles V. Brady.jpg (98447 bytes)
Station Freeport View W 1956 Photo: Charles V Brady
Collection: Freeport Library
Station-Freeport-Sunrise Hwy-View E-c.1955.jpg (82555 bytes)
Freeport - Sunrise Hwy view E  c.1955 
Collection: Freeport Library
Freeport-Control-Tower_N.Ocean-Ave_viewW_1956.jpg (73109 bytes)
Elevated Crossing Control Tower in which the crossing watchman operated the manual gates for both North Bergen and North Ocean Avenues via linkage along the tracks. View W - 1956  Photo: Charles V. Brady  Collection: Freeport Library