Northport is a station on the Port Jefferson Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. It is located at Northport is one of the most elaborate LIRR stations. the current station is just east of the Northport Spur, which branched off the main and headed . Northport LIRR station commuters accustomed to shelter in the station’s year- old waiting room will have to alter their routine this summer. See 27 photos and 19 tips from visitors to LIRR – Northport Station. “The parking lot is huge! If you get lost just keep walking up. The station “.
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Northport Train Schedule – Long Island Railroad
However, when the line was extended from Northport to Smithtown, they did not just keep extending the line eastward from Northport, but rather cut into the line from a point west and south of Northport. This left a short approximately nkrthport mi. The black line in the first map shows my guess of the ROW of this spur. Mark says that the last service I assume freight on the spur was aroundalthough it was used for storage for some time after this.
MTA LIRR – Schedules & Fares
The line was torn up by at the latest. The following pictures and commentary of the current status of the Northport Spur were also contributed by Mark Kolodny. This looks toward the terminus of the line. I’m standing on Church Street with Rte.
View is toward Laurel Road once known as the Trolley Road, but that’s another story.
The ROW passes immediately under my feet. I suspect the rails crossing the street here were simply paved over in the years since abandonment. The gated facility is one of at least 2 lumber yards the branch served in its final decades.
Word is that a derailment at one of them spelled the end for the branch: Arrows point to stacks of old rails at the noethport lumber yard.
Sometimes old passenger coaches were stored along the line here after freight service ended.
LIRR Northport Spur
ROW has been disrupted in spots with berms, logs and ditches to discourage local incorrigibles from riding dirt bikes on it.
I’m not sure how much of a success this has been. Looking west on Laurel Hill over crossing.
I seem to recall that some of the old-fashioned crossbucks that used to guard the crossings kirr Laurel Hill, Elwood and 25A not sure if there ever were any at Church Street crossing were in place for a while after the tracks were ripped.
Some of the locals eventually made off with them as souvenirs. To the right not pictured is where Maplewood veers off sharply, away from ROW.
You can northpory part of the fill in this overexposed shot. Back when the line was active a fuel facility with a couple large tanks stood along the ROW here.
I don’t think it northpodt serviced by the LIRR as it did not have its own siding. Tracks ran past these sheds, stopping “at” Laurel Road.
When this was the end of the branch from Hicksville c. I saw an old photo of them once. Here are a couple of great pictures of the RDC cars on the Northport spur from the mid ‘s. They were contributed by Merritt Mullen, who adds “maybe northporrt in Northport might remember me, although I haven’t been back there for about 45 years.