Lease of railway tracks at Army supply base, South Brooklyn, N. Y.

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[s.n.] , Washington
Armies, Lease and rental services, Transport
Other titlesLease of tracks at South Brooklyn to Bush Terminal Railroad
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
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Open LibraryOL16146679M

Numerous turnouts between the South Brooklyn Fleet Supply Base trackage and Bush Terminal RR trackage, as well as a connection to the South Brooklyn Railway at 39th Street is evident.

Also shown, is that one pier dedicated to the Fleet Supply Base (and leased from the City of New York) was equipped with a track along each edge outside of the. The previous day, the South Brooklyn Railway entered into contract with the newly formed Board of Transportation of the City of New York, whereas the BoT agreed to control and operate the South Brooklyn Railway and furnish the labor, employees, material, and supplies required for maintenance and operation.

Image (k, x) Photo by: Steve Zabel Collection of: Joe Testagrose Location: McDonald Avenue (SBK) Image (k, x) Collection of: David Pirmann Location: SBK Yard (2nd Ave at 38th St.) (SBK) Image (74k, x) Photo by: Trevor Logan Location: SBK Yard (2nd Ave at 38th St.) (SBK) Image (k, x) Photo by:.

it allowed their trains to reach 39th street ferry. on j the lease was assigned to the long island rail road. the s.b.r.r.& was sold in foreclosure decem the south brooklyn railway company was chartered janu and on january 17 obtained the property of the s.b.r.r.& The South Brooklyn Railway (reporting mark SBK) is a railroad in the New York City borough of is owned by the City of New York and operated by the New York City Transit original main line ran parallel to 38th Street from the Upper New York Bay to McDonald Avenue, and south on McDonald Avenue to the Coney Island Yards, mostly Owner: City of New York.

The South Brooklyn Railway (SBK) ran on McDonald Avenue until or The tracks were torn up in a few places during the reconstruction of McDonald Avenue inrendering the line unusable. The useless tracks themselves were only paved over inand were only recently ripped out of the street.

The Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT) is a large warehouse complex in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York site occupies more than 95 acres (38 ha) between 58th and 63rd Streets west of Second Avenue, on Brooklyn's western shore.

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The complex was originally used as a United States Army supply terminal called the Brooklyn Army Base or Brooklyn N. Y. book Supply on: 58th–65th St.

and 2nd Ave., Brooklyn. The Secret of Building B: Scouting Brooklyn’s Incredible Atrium Train Station Posted by: Scout Ma 28 Comments Standing outside the Brooklyn Army Terminal’s “Building B,” you might assume it to be just another of the many warehouses scattered throughout the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Just south of the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park is one of New York City’s infrastructure survivors: a floating barge freight train line. The old Prospect Park and Coney Island line, constructed as a surface railway beginning in by Andrew was purchased by the Long Island Rail Road in ; Brooklyn Rapid Transit, the precursor to the BMT, acquired the route in and it was elevated from the old Fifth Avenue El to Coney Island inwith surface tracks being used by.

BROOKLYN ARMY SUPPLY BASE: PIER 1 (Brooklyn Military ocean : Pier 1) (Brooklyn : Pier 1) HAER No. NYA (Page 5) Part m: Souroes of I' Plans am DrawirxJs Anny Corps of Engineers n.d. Plot PlaiyBrooklyn Anny On file, New York City Department of Ports and Trade, Battery Maritime BuildirXJ, 1 Whitehall Street.

Know Before You Go. The Brooklyn Army Terminal is located in Brooklyn's Sunset Park, between 58th St and 65th St, and 2nd Ave and the water. The main entrance is located at the corner of 58th St Author: Eric Grundhauser.

There are five military bases in New York, including the prestigious West Point Academy. The Air Force, Coast Guard, and Marines have no NY bases. Three of the bases in New York were built in the early s.

Fort Drum Army Base in Jefferson, NY. Jefferson, New York Military Bases. Home to the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum is a United. Learn about the improvements that are being made to the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal's rail infrastructure.

SBMT is being rehabilitated to provide improved rail and maritime transit within New. The Brooklyn Army Terminal is a commercial / industrial complex housing nearly one hundred corporate tenants. Constructed init was the largest military supply depot in the U.S.

at the time, occupying 97 acres and five million square feet. Famously, Elvis Presley deployed from the base. New York Cross Harbor Track Schematic "TAB drawing" - April 8, Left track is South Brooklyn Railway and leads around CostCo Wholesale Club. The 65th Street Yard is located at the foot of 65th Street and Second Avenue, just south of Brooklyn Army Terminal.

The 65th Street Yard was formerly operated by the New York, New Haven. Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal #12 and and #13 (H. Porter c/n and respectively) were NOT used at the Brooklyn Navy Yard prior to purchase by the Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal, but were in fact used at the Fleet Supply Base - South Brooklyn Section, a separate U.

Navy installation and were part of a four locomotive order. The following schematic, shows the Brooklyn Army Terminal trackage (in green) in relationship to the other railways in the area: Bush Terminal (in red) and the New York, New Haven & Hartford / Long Island Rail Road Bay Ridge Division (in brown) and via the Bush Terminal, the South Brooklyn Railway (in blue).

Incorporation and first line. The BCRR was incorporated on Decem with capital of $2, a large sum in those days. Its first line, the Myrtle Avenue Line, was the first horsecar line in Brooklyn, and opened on July 3, The line operated from Fulton Ferry via Fulton Street and Myrtle Avenue to the former stagecoach stables at Marcy Avenue.

Military Railroads of the New York Metropolitan AreA Main Page. New York NavAL SHIPYard a/k/a BROOKLYN NAVY YARD. Fleet Supply Base SOUTH BROOKLYN. Brooklyn Army Terminal. EARLE N.A.D. N.W.S.

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EARLE: IONA ISLAND N.A.d. Governors Island / Fort Jay. Fort Wood / Bedloes Island. Fort Tilden. Fort Hamilton. Fort Schuyler. FORT TOTTEN: Fort. An Act To authorize the Secretary of War to lease to the Bush Terminal Railroad Company and to the Long Island Railroad use of railway tracks at Army supply base, South Brooklyn, New York.

Apr. 30, PDF: Chapter Private Law: Chapter Private Law: Chapter Private Law: Chapter - Significance: Pier Four was built during the original phase of construction of the Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT), and was designed by Cass Gilbert. It was one of four piers at the terminal used by the U.S.

Army to send troops and supplies to Europe on. Brooklyn Army Base & Brooklyn Army Terminal, /, Kings County, Brooklyn. The US Army's main port of embarkation in New York City. Located on the Brooklyn waterfront at 1st and 58th Street. Consisting of a large complex of piers, docks, warhouses, cranes, railroad sidings and cargo loading equipment.

Responsible for shipment of army. BRCXJKLYN ARMY SUPPLY BASE (Brooklyn Military Ocean Terminal) (Brooklyn Anny Terminal) HAER No. NY (Page 3) Part I: Historical InfoDDation* A.

History arrl Design of Anny SUpply Base waterfrcnt Facilities l. CVerview of the Anny SUppl y Base arrl Design Ccrrpments 'Ihe sudden need for rapid transport of enormous quantities of freight from.

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1 album (46 photographic prints) ; 11 x 9 in. | Photographs show general views of these waterfront installations, loading and unloading operations, warehouses, open storage space, lighters, garage for charging electric tractors and cranes, barracks, pier interiors, classification yard, pumping station used to supply fire lines, cold storage facilities, etc.

The Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT) is a large warehouse complex in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York site occupies more than 95acres between 58th and 63rd Streets west of Second Avenue, on Brooklyn's western shore. The complex was originally used as a United States Army supply terminal called the Brooklyn Army Base or Brooklyn Army Supply Base.

- Significance: Pier 1 was the only open pier at the Brooklyn Army Supply Base. It was designed for lighterage and handling of very heavy equipment, and provided the most direct connection to the base's principal rail link through the adjacent Long Island Railroad yards.

The pier was largely intact. Upon the cessation of New York Dock operations inseveral locomotives were stored in the Brooklyn Army Terminal and then transferred to a carfloat and stored at the Fulton Terminal: four of the six BEDT ALCo S1's: #21, 23, 24 & 26, the two NYD RS3's: #56 & 57, and the four remaining NYD GE 50 tonners #51, 52, 54, 55, (#53 had been sold to.

Porter Boiler Record documents recently coming to light, show that H. Porter built numbers 12 and 13 (c/n and ) were built as coal fired for their first owner, the US Navy Fleet Supply Base in South Brooklyn (not the Navy Yard). The design of the yard tracks for first Avenue Yard is based on a cut down and modified version of Bernie's N scale design in MRP I have chosen to not model the car floats which were such a distinct part of the Bush Terminal, and instead use the space along the left wall for a freelanced pier area.

Industry City (also Bush Terminal) is a historic intermodal shipping, warehousing, and manufacturing complex on the Upper New York Bay waterfront in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York northern portion, commonly called "Industry City" on its own, hosts commercial light manufacturing tenants across 6, square feet (, m 2) of .- U.S.

Navy Fleet Supply Base, Storehouse No. 1, Third Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY HAER NY,BROK,tif 4, × 5,; MB View to east within railroad court between arms of storehouse -1, showing loading platforms, track, and (in middle ground) enclosed seven-story bridge between the building arms.The th Transportation Railway Operating Battalion is one of two Army Reserve Railway Battalions.

The mission is to operate locomotives and to build and repair railroad tracks.