Woodside LIRR Platform. Day after Sandy. on Flickr.
Yesterday afternoon, the LIRR station (and 7 platform on the upper level) remains empty as mass transit remained suspended. I did hear some train activity - gathering that those were maintenance crews assessing damage, but I didn’t see a thing.
sheepshead bay station. on Flickr.
A couple of times a year, I like to make my so-called pilgrimage to my childhood neighborhood of Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn. My family moved to Bayside, Queens in July of 1981, right after I finished first grade. My grandparents still lived there and we made frequent visits for many years. The neighborhood has changed so much over the past 30 plus years, but I have so many fond memories and always go back.
Getting off the train and heading to the game. Mets - Willets Point on the LIRR.
woodside lirr station. on Flickr.
The quickest way for me to get over to my parents’ house in Bayside, is to take the LIRR at Woodside station. Usually, I take the 7 to Main Street and get the Q27, but last weekend I didn’t have an hour to kill, so I hopped on the train which only takes about 15 minutes. Here’s a shot I took from the platform, overlooking another eastbound platform.