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7 Line L.I.C.

An illustrated exploration of the industrial history of factories along the 7 train in L.I.C. - includes never seen before photos from abandoned factories & rooftops.

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The LIC Elks Lodge was destroyed by Slumlords.

March 21st, 2017

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Down to the first floor as of this morning.

A little over one year ago, this website was the first to report the start of demolition work at the former Elks Lodge in L.I.C. Over the course of this last year, we often posted updates on the building’s status to Twitter. The destruction of this building was slow and methodical.
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The Machine Shop

February 28th, 2017

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Within an otherwise empty industrial building in NYC lies this hidden room, filled with intrigue.
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Abandoned Coca-Cola Distribution Center & LIRR Glendale Junction, (Queens) NY

September 12th, 2016

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Examining the long forgotten history of a Central Queens industrial zone, with one abandoned warehouse in particular.
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Moore McCormack’s Brooklyn Pier

August 25th, 2016

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This summer, the abandoned remains of Moore McCormack’s Brooklyn facility are being wiped off the face of the planet.
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Abandoned LIRR Woodhaven Blvd Station (Rockaway Beach Branch)

August 16th, 2016

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The Woodhaven blvd rockaway beach branch station is an important neighborhood piece of infrastructure that currently sits in ruins.
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