LIRR 2000
AMAGANSETT

[later LIRR 2000 MORRIS PARK]


AMAGANSETT, still in B&O livery, at Greenport in 1970.
Photo by Joseph D. Korman
You will find additional LIRR photos at his website.

Observation lounge, looking forward, of AMAGANSETT.
Photo/scan by Tim Darnell

Observation lounge of AMAGANSETT prior to departure of the Shelter Island Express from Jamaica.
Photo/scan by Tim Darnell


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Its Saturday, October 31, 1971 and AMGANSETT is adjacent to Alco RS-3 locomotive 1555
in a four car consist at Long Island City. Was this a railfan excursion?
Photo by Gerald H. Landau; collection of Joe Testagrose


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Its Friday evening, June 16, 1972 and AMGANSETT is the first car behind Alco C-420 locomotive 205 in the consist of train 22 arriving at Westhampton after the long non-stop run from Jamaica.
Photo by Marty Bernard


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Its Sunday, June 17, 1973 and AMGANSETT is adjacent to Alco RS-3 locomotive 1556
in the consist of a railfan excursion at Long Island City.
Photo by Steve Zabel; collection of Joe Testagrose

Its Friday afternoon August 24, 1973 and The Cannonball is preparing to depart Hunterspoint Avenue for her journey to Montauk. LIRR C420 locomotive 203 and leased Bangor & Aroostook GP7 locomotive 66 are the assigned power. We see that AMAGANSETT, operating with the observation end forward, is the first car in the consist. The next car appears to be one of the former Kansas City Southern (Louisiana & Arkansas) sleepers.
Collection of Steve Lynch

The Shelter Island Express rolls eastward through Mineola, behind leased Bangor & Aroostook
locomotive 74, bound for Greenport on a Friday afternoon in the summer of 1974.
Parlor car AMAGANSETT is the first car in the four car consist.
Photo/scan by Tim Darnell

The Shelter Island Express rolls eastward through Mineola, behind leased Bangor & Aroostook
locomotive 69, bound for Greenport on a Friday afternoon in the summer of 1974.
Parlor car AMAGANSETT is the first car in the four car consist.
Photo/scan by Tim Darnell

AMAGANSETT at Greenport - October 1974
Photo/scan by Tim Darnell

AMAGANSETT making a rare appearance at Montauk on 7/03/1977.
Photo by Al Frye / Scan by Jack Deasy

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MORRIS PARK (formerly AMAGANSETT) at Long Island City on March 17, 1988.
Photo collection of Tom Beckett

MORRIS PARK (formerly AMAGANSETT) at Jamaica.
The car has been rebuilt without the cosmetic stainless steel fluting panels under the windows.
It is now equipped to operate with the LIRR's push-pull fleet.
Photo courtesy of Arrt's Arrchives

 

MORRIS PARK, converted to a clearance test car, at the LIRR's West Side Storage Yard
in Manhattan, sometime in mid-1990. The car was being used to test clearances
in anticipation of the arrival of the prototype C-1 bilevel cars.
Photo/scan by Bobby J. Kasza

MORRIS PARK, converted to a clearance test car,
at the LIRR's Hillside Maintenance Facility, sometime in mid-1991.
Photo/scan by Bobby J. Kasza

The former LIRR 2000, now privately owned, in storage at Salem VA in 1999.
Photo/scan by Steve Smith

The former LIRR 2000, now privately owned, in storage at Salem VA in 1999.
Photo/scan by Steve Smith

The former LIRR, now privately owned, in storage at Salem VA in 1999.
Photo/scan by Steve Smith

The observation lounge of the former LIRR 2000, now privately owned, at Salem VA in 1999.
Photo/scan by Steve Smith


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The car in storage at Romney WV on the South Branch Valley RR on 10/10/2013.
Romney is the home of the Potomac Eagle dinner and excursion trains.
The car has definitely seen better days; maybe the scrapper's torch is in her future?
Photo by "Brownpau" Ordoveza


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Another view of the car in storage at Romney WV on the South Branch Valley RR on 10/10/2013.
Romney is the home of the Potomac Eagle dinner and excursion trains.
Photo by "Brownpau" Ordoveza

 


Updated on 9/13/2016