Long Island Railroad
Station Name Changes, Eliminations, and Evolution



  Baldwinsville Baldwin  
Penataquit Bayshore Bay Shore South Side Rail Road opened: 5/20/1868  
  Interstate Park Bellaire   
Bellport Bartlett Mainline renamed Bartlett on winter timetable 1881-1882 with opening of Bellport on South Shore
Bellport Summer 1882  Montauk Branch
Jerusalem Central Park  Bethpage  Jerusalem: c. 1854 Central Park: 1877-10/1/36
  Modern Times  Brentwood No timetable mention, either.
  Thompson's or
Thompson's Siding
Brentwood Brentwood was called Thompson's or Thompson's Siding opened 6/24/1842, and was really closer to Pineaire.
  Baiting Hollow Calverton  
  Carll Place Carle Place  
Power Place Cedar Manor Atlantic Branch: Originally named "Power Place" in 1906, it was later renamed "Cedar Manor." It was taken out of service on January 28, 1959 grade elimination project.
  Ocean Point Cedarhurst  
  Suffolk Station Central Islip Suffolk Station was the old name for Central Islip and it was located at the crossing of 5th Avenue. The building was picked up and moved to Central Islip at Wheeler Road/Carlton Ave. and the timetables were changed accordingly.
Woodbury Cold Spring Cold Spring Harbor
Fashion Race Course West Flushing Corona  
  Moriches Eastport The Moriches station building was picked up and moved east, off what became the Manorville branch and was relocated at and renamed Eastport
  Newtown Elmhurst

Newtown station was changed to Elmhurst, meaning "A Grove of Elms", by the LIRR in June, 1897

Fanny Bartlett  Bartlett    opened 1924, closed 1928  
Stewart Jct.
Hinsdale (1879-1887)
East Hinsdale (1887-1889)
Floral Park Hinsdale on the Central Branch headed towards Creedmoor was abandoned 4/ /30/1879
  Nassau, to differentiate it from Glen Cove at Glen St. Glen Cove  
Club House  Built 1869 S. S. R. R. Depot for South Side Sportsmen's Assn; between MP 45-46, closed 1897
Brookdale Great Neck NY & Flushing RR Timetable Great Neck 12/31/1866
  Youngsport Great River  
  Centerport Greenlawn Built in 1868 as Centerport. LIRR employee timetable effective: 6/1880.
Listed as Greenlawn LIRR public timetable effective: 10/18/1880.
  Hammels Hammel  
  Good Ground Hampton Bays
  Cedar Grove Hewletts Hewlett  Cedar Grove (S.S.R.R.) 6/1869, Hewletts 7/1869, 1890's Fenhurst, c.1900+ Hewlett
  Springfield Higbie Ave., Laurelton
  Hollands Holland  
  Waverly Holtsville  
  Ramblersville Howard Beach
Islip Centre December 1, 1868 S.S.R.R. depot located one mile west of Islip depot.  
1/01/1869  Islip Centre on timetable.
It may have served the Olympic Boat Club members at the foot of Saxon Ave. Dropped from timetable of 5/1870. on August 19, 1869 the railroad moved the 20 x 30 feet depot on a flat car. It's a distinct possibility that this depot, after being moved east, became the depot at Club House.
St. Johnsland Kings Park by June 1891 Kings Park 
  Kew Kew Gardens
  Franklinville Laurel Appears on timetable 09/10/1884 as Franklinville
Renamed Laurel in 1890, appears on timetable 09/17/1899 until ETT #1, effective: 5/22/66 Razed: 1967
Breslau Wellwood Lindenhurst  
Pearsall's Corners
Pearsall's (1881?) Lynbrook was named by a number of people who moved from Brooklyn and changed the town name by reversing the "Brook" and the "Lyn" to Lynbrook.  1894
Punk's Hole Manor Manorville Punk's Hole was the old name for Manorville, previously Manor. It never appeared on timetables though. Manor did.
  South Oyster Bay Massapequa  
  Forge Mastic  
  Miller's Place Miller Place  
Branch c. 1839 Hempstead Branch (Jct. of the Hempstead and Oyster Bay branches) 6/6/1861 Mineola   As of timetable 6/4/1862
  Morris Grove Morris Park (rapid transit stop along the old Atlantic branch)
  Hyde Park, but as that town existed upstate, it was changed New Hyde Park
Napeague Beach  Opened: sometime after 1903 for employees of neighboring fish processing plants. Appears as signal stop in special instructions of ETT #27: 6/25/1903. R. Emery states station razed: 12/5/27 and station stop discontinued, however ett #107: 12/26/27 lists station stop in schedule pages but no stops indicated. No longer indicated in ETT #108: 5/23/28 (Art Huneke data)
Old Northport New Northport 
(Northport East)
Northport (East Northport)
  Lang's Corner Noyack Road (only stop on Sag Harbor branch between Bridgehampton and Sag) 
  Hermitage Peconic   
Melville Pinelawn/Melville Pinelawn   
  Steeplechase Playland   
  Clarenceville Richmond Hill
Lake Road Lakeland (at Lakeland Ave.)  Ronkonkoma (Lake Ronkonkoma)
  Foster's Meadow Rosedale  
  Wardenclyffe Shoreham  
  Springfield (probably why Higbie Ave., Laurelton was changed) Springfield Gardens
  Ridgewood Wantagh  South Side Rail Road opened: Ridgewood built 1875 changed to Wantagh in 1891as there was a Ridgewood already in NY State
  Woodsburgh Woodmere  
 West Deer Park Wyandance Wyandanch  West Deer Park: 5/1875 Wyandance: 1/01/1889 Wyandanch: 1903
  Millville or Milleville Yaphank (Both spellings were used on timetables)