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Along Route 25

Traffic is bumper to bumper looking west on

Traffic is bumper to bumper looking west on a Sunday along Jericho Turnpike (Route 25) in Commack.(Oct. 16, 2012) Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

From urban to rural, Route 25 spans Long Island's diversity.

A woman eats ice cream as she walks
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A woman eats ice cream as she walks past the Mineola Mustang statue on Jericho Turnpike, otherwise known as Route 25. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Route 25 signs point in opposite directions at
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Route 25 signs point in opposite directions at an intersection in Greenport. (Oct. 16, 2012)

A pedestrian walks past a brilliantly colored building
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

A pedestrian walks past a brilliantly colored building on Route 25 in Bellerose. (Oct. 21, 2012)

A man rides his bicycle along Jericho Turnpike
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A man rides his bicycle along Jericho Turnpike -- Route 25 -- in Garden City Park. (Oct. 16, 2012)

A young girl and her mother walk past
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A young girl and her mother walk past Victoria Sposa, a bridal shop on Jericho Turnpike -- Route 25 -- in Mineola. (Oct. 16, 2012)

A Mini-Cooper car seems to have taken flight
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

A Mini-Cooper car seems to have taken flight above a car dealership on Route 25 in Huntington Station. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Traffic is bumper to bumper looking west on
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

Traffic is bumper to bumper looking west on a Sunday along Jericho Turnpike (Route 25) in Commack.(Oct. 16, 2012)

A bicyclist rides by a roadside memorial along
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

A bicyclist rides by a roadside memorial along Route 25 in Centereach. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Cars fly by a hot dog truck on
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Cars fly by a hot dog truck on Route 25 in Middle Island. (Oct. 16, 2012)

The Modern Snack Bar is in Aquebogue on
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

The Modern Snack Bar is in Aquebogue on Route 25. (Oct. 16, 2012)

New construction homes, called Birchwood at Wading River,
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New construction homes, called Birchwood at Wading River, near Route 25. (Oct. 16, 2012)

People gaze out at the Orient Point Lighthouse
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People gaze out at the Orient Point Lighthouse from the very end of a dirt road, the absolute end of Long Island's North Fork in Orient Point where Route 25 ends. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Route 25 takes on the character of a
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

Route 25 takes on the character of a small town in Greenport, and is called Front Street. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Turkeys at Miloski's Poultry Farm in Calverton. (Oct.
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

Turkeys at Miloski's Poultry Farm in Calverton. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Looking west on Route 25 in Middle Island,
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

Looking west on Route 25 in Middle Island, light and shadow play on the power lines. (Oct. 16, 2012)

A barn stands on the property of the
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

A barn stands on the property of the Half Hollow Nursery, a wholesale supplier of trees and evergreens to the landscape service industry on Route 25 in Laurel. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Red grapes hang on the vines at Raphael
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Red grapes hang on the vines at Raphael Vineyard on Route 25 in Peconic. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Long Island National Cemetery is located on Route
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Long Island National Cemetery is located on Route 25 in Calverton. (Oct. 16, 2012)

The roadside sign for Miloski's Poultry Farm in
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

The roadside sign for Miloski's Poultry Farm in Calverton. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Cars head east on Route 25 in Middle
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

Cars head east on Route 25 in Middle Island can be seen in a side view mirror. (Oct. 16, 2012)

A farm and itsequipment are one of the
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

A farm and itsequipment are one of the sights along Route 25 in Calverton. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Doors and windows along Route 25 -- called
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

Doors and windows along Route 25 -- called Jamaica Avenue in Hollis -- make geometrical shapes. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Cars line up outside a car dealership in
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

Cars line up outside a car dealership in Huntington Station and juxtapose against the speed limit sign along Route 25. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Wooden water tanks sit on top of buildings
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Wooden water tanks sit on top of buildings along Jamaica Avenue -- Route 25 -- in Hollis. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Traffic lights and power lines create a pattern
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

Traffic lights and power lines create a pattern at dusk along Route 25 in Centereach. (Oct. 16, 2012)

A scenic bucolic view of a cabin at
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

A scenic bucolic view of a cabin at the edge of the bay along Route 25 in Orient. (Oct. 16, 2012)

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