Exploring location files

Training Tunnel & Layup


Deep in South Brooklyn, there is a 4 track subway tunnel that is very familiar to anyone who has performed contract work for the MTA.

174th street Subway Yard


C train in the yard The 174th street subway yard is a cavernous space under Washington Heights that is currently used to store C trains.

137th street Subway Yard


The 137th street subway yard is one of the few subway yards built in NYC that is entirely underground.

Former location of Shine Electronics, LIC.


History Constructed around 1950, this industrial building was located at 11th street and 46th ave – right across the street from the print shop that was recently demolished and replaced with condos.

Abandoned 63rd street platform & Mezzanine, Circa 2004


An early morning walk, leading to never seen before discoveries.

The abandoned Canal Street J/M/Z platform


For whatever reason I’ve never bothered to post photos of this station, despite myself and Ntwrkguy being the first to explore the place mere hours after it closed.

Abandoned Station Entrance: 21st Van Alst


A few weeks after 9/11, we conducted a fairly brazen raid on the abandoned mezzanine and entrance of this station located along the G line in LIC. We had to tactically evade police when leaving, but it was well worth the effort.

East New York Freight Tunnel


Back before the internet, I noticed a rail line on some maps that just plain disappeared at one point, and reemerged at another. The only way to know why was to go…

Staten Island Boat Graveyard and it’s newest abandoned neighbor


The Staten Island boat grave needs no introduction. What was once an obscure, unknown corner of NYC’s most neglected borough gained plenty of internet fame over the last 15 years.

Update on 9321, The ‘abandoned’ locomotive


4 years ago we posted about an abandoned locomotive, a 1950s era neglected engine buried deep behind rows of freight cars at a local bustling yard. This locomotive still exists, and is looking worse than ever.