Roslyn 
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Roslyn Station and trolley 
view NW 1910
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Roslyn Station view E 1937 -Express house (closed 1945) Photo/Archive: Dave Keller
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Express House c.1937 Photo: Winslow Archive: Dave Keller
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Roslyn Station 1966 Photo/Archive: Dave Keller

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Roslyn Station view E 06/1987 Photo/Archive: Dave Keller
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Roslyn Station view NE 06/1987 Photo/Archive: Dave Keller

Leased PRR class E6s (4-4-2) #1287 is seen in this 1940 view pulling a train against traffic at Roslyn, NY while installation of a crossover is underway.  In the foreground, the signal for the switch being installed is visible with the globes turned 90 degrees from the track, as the signal is not yet in use.  In the left background both semaphore and position light signals can be seen.  (T. Sommer photo,  Dave Keller archive)

ROSLYN OPENED: 1/23/1865, REMODELED AND MOVED: SUMMER/1885 TO ACCOMMODATE A NEW FREIGHT STATION

2ND DEPOT BUILT: JUNE-JULY/1887 DEPOT BUILDING MOVED TO WEST SIDE OF LINCOLN AVE. (N. SIDE OF TRACKS) TO IMPROVE VISIBILITY OF ROADWAY TRAFFIC: 1988. AGENCY CLOSED: ?
Research: Dave Keller

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Emery Map Roslyn MP21-22 05/1958
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Emery Map Roslyn MP22-23 05/1958
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Emery Map Roslyn MP23-24 05/1958
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LIRR 1966 track map Roslyn p. 50

Model Railroader Planning 2004 - Concept/Drawing design: Steven Lynch Execution: MR Staff

When I was a teenager I used to tag along with the conductor on the Oyster Bay freight, which ran every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. There first stop was a lumber yard south of Mineola Coal . Mineola Coal is where I met up with them, there was a lay over track there and Mineola Coal was on one side of Jericho Turnpike and on the other side was a large switching area they called "the Hole".

In that large complex was Mineola Paper, Albertson Lumber, Local Steel, Mineola Plumbing, Latham Brothers Lumber, Windsor Coal, Pittsburgh Glass, an Iron Works Company, a candy company and another paper company at the end. After spotting cars there, we always took a yellow fruit growers express refrigeration car and put it behind the engine, this was done just about every time on the scheduled run. The fruit growers express refrigeration car was headed to Helena Rubenstein.

We would lay over, either at the Hole or Mineola Coal, and wait for the next north bound train to Oyster Bay as soon as the block would clear we would follow it up to Roslyn. At Roslyn we would leave the main body of the train in Roslyn and take the car up to Helena Rubenstein. 

I remember the conductor telling the engineer to go extremely slow on that siding, something about the curve not being right. After we spotted the car and picked up our empty we head back to Roslyn. By this time the southbound train going to Penn Station would have gone by and we would get permission to cross over at the Roslyn Crossover and leave our empty cars and any cars for Roslyn on the south side and any cars we had for Albertson's Steel we had which was on the south side. We would cross back over pick up our loaded cars and head north towards Oyster Bay. Our next stop was usually Sea Cliff. There was a team track in Glen Head , but it was rarely used, delivering boulders in gondolas.   Provided by: Bill