Long Island Railroad 125th Anniversary 1834-1959
Research/Collection courtesy: Dave Morrison


LIRR Logo - 1834

 

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LIRR RS-3 #1560 at Riverhead for 125th Anniversary Celebration  

5/07/1959

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Conductor Richard Bellis decked out in the LIRR uniform of 125 years prior.
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President Goodfellow, flanked by Trainman Bellis and Joseph W. Cermak, Suffolk County Coordinator, cuts the cake celebrating our 125th birthday, during the ceremonies at the new County Center. 5/07/1959
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New lobby of the Suffolk County Center at Riverhead as guests who have arrived from the LIRR 125th Anniversary Special Train
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Conductor Richard Bellis checking tickets

 Long Island Railroad 125 Anniversary Pamphlet 1834-1959

 

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This was the granddaddy of all diesel locomotives. Old No. 401, shown on some of its experimental runs in 1926, was the first diesel ever to be used in road service. Many developments worked out on this locomotive are standard on today's modern diesels.

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Back of photo, at left, that identifies the personnel in the photo.

 


LIRR 125th Anniversary Glass

LIRR Logo -1959