LIRR - RIVERHEAD Railroad Museum LI Trackage, Photos, Info

RIVERHEAD:  1st Depot appears on timetable of 6/14/1845. Moved for use as a railroad bunkhouse: 3/1870
nd Depot opened: 3/1870
rd Depot opened: 6/2/10. Agency closed: 11/13/72 (per "LIRR Ticket Office Hours" listing). Housed signal maintainers until depot
was restored and     ownership transferred to the Town of Riverhead: c. 2001 
4th Depot with hi-level platforms built: 2000-01

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Riverhead Hyde map c..1910 Archive: Steve Rothaug
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Riverhead water tank and crossing shanty view NE 1940
(Fred Weber - Dave Morrison)

In later years, the turntable and the water tower were located on the east side of Griffing Ave.  Notice a water spout at the entrance to the turntable for watering locos in the yard. Info: Dave Keller

Riverhead water tank view NE with the turntable pit and passing siding in the foreground 
1940 (Fred Weber - Dave Morrison)
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LIRR #111 H10s at Riverhead Express House c.1952. The westbound loco shot has the freight house at the left. View E  Archive:  Dave Keller 

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 Riverhead Station LIRR valuation photo rear view N with the freight house visible at the far right.  
10/1917 Archive: Dave Keller

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Emery map Riverhead MP72-73 10/1957



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Emery map Riverhead MP73-74 10/1957
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Riverhead view W at Osborne Ave. crossing - Golding's Feed and Lumber Yard siding c.1962 Brad Phillips

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Ticket Form 1H-G Riverhead to Penn Sta. US Gov't 8/01/68
Archive: Brad Phillips

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Ticket between Riverhead and Calverton 4/07/1961 Archive: Brad Phillips

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LIRR #210 Train #204 newspaper baggage Riverhead view W 7/01/64 Photos: Brad PhillipsLIRR210_train204_newspaper-baggage_Riverhead_viewW_7-1-64 BradPhillips.jpg (115174 bytes)
LIRR #210 Train #204 newspaper baggage westbound approaching Riverhead Station view W 7/01/64

riverheadmappaulstrubeck.gif (10693 bytes)    1.-3. LI Ice Company
    4.-5. LI Coal Association
    6.-7. LI Produce
    8. Suffolk Potato
    9. Jackson

                                    Riverhead LIRR Map: Paul Strubeck  c. 2008

LIRR Siding Map 1966- Raynor Ave to Marcy Ave.


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Switch off the siding that enters into Slater's. There is another switch inside the fence, And this spur once served as a LILCO track. 
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 Looking back east you can see the switch leading into Slater"s and the other switch to get to the buildings. The spur looking east once served LI Ice Co. and LI Coal Association 


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The first unloading door on the spur 
(Spot #1 on Map) 
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Another unloading door (Spot #2 on Map) 
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Crumbling smoke stack by the 1st building
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A more modern unloading door 
(Spot #3 on Map) 
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Wooden unloading door (Spot #4 on Map) 
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The last unloadng door of the spur
(Spot #5 on Map)
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Track Bumper, Just before Marcy Avenue (Spot #5 on Map)
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LI Potato Building, No more track 
but the ROW is visible. (Spot #6-7 on map)
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LI Potato 1st Unloading door 
(Spot #6 on map)
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The other unloading door at LI Potato, Now sealed up (Spot #7 on map) 
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LI Potato Building view W 2/20/17 Photo: Steve Rothaug
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 Unloading doors (Spot #9 on map)
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The end of the ROW view W
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Another building once served off the same ROW, The 1966 map notes this one as just "Jackson",  spots #8 & 9 are visible.  View E
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LIRR 1966 Freight Sidings Map - Riverhead
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View SW
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Riverhead section house west of Osborne Ave. View SE Photos/Archive: Dave Keller
Photos, descriptions, research and designed maps courtesy Paul Strubeck  c. 2008
for more LIRR information by Paul, visit: "Welcome to Abandoned LIRR"