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Historical markers at rail stations to go up

Babylon town historian has received funding to install historical markers at six current and two former rail stations in the town, which the town is starting soon.

A newly installed historical marker for the Copiague
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

A newly installed historical marker for the Copiague LIRR station, May 4, 2018.

Electrification celebrations, Main Street, Babylon Village, May 21,
Photo Credit: Town of Babylon History Museum

Electrification celebrations, Main Street, Babylon Village, May 21, 1925.

Long Island Rail Road station in Babylon, circa
Photo Credit: Town of Babylon History Museum

Long Island Rail Road station in Babylon, circa 1910

Long Island Rail Road station in Deer Park
Photo Credit: Town of Babylon History Museum

Long Island Rail Road station in Deer Park in the 1940's

Long Island Rail Road station and Trolley Trestle
Photo Credit: Town of Babylon History Museum

Long Island Rail Road station and Trolley Trestle in Amityville, circa 1915

Long Island Rail Road station in Copiague, circa
Photo Credit: Town of Babylon History Museum

Long Island Rail Road station in Copiague, circa 1910.

Long Island Rail Road station in Wyandanch, circa
Photo Credit: Town of Babylon History Museum

Long Island Rail Road station in Wyandanch, circa 1910

Long Island Rail Road station in Pinelawn, circa
Photo Credit: Town of Babylon History Museum

Long Island Rail Road station in Pinelawn, circa 1915

This photo was taken in the 1880s and
Photo Credit: courtesy of Walter Hilsenbeck

This photo was taken in the 1880s and it shows what we believe to be a South Side Rail Road locomotive in the first Babylon station which was built by the South Side Rail Road. The South Side Rail Road was the predecessor to the LIRR in Babylon.

First electric Long Island Rail Road train arriving
Photo Credit: Town of Babylon History Museum

First electric Long Island Rail Road train arriving at Babylon Village Station, May 21, 1925.

Long Island Rail Road station in Lindenhurst, circa
Photo Credit: Lindenhurst Historical Society

Long Island Rail Road station in Lindenhurst, circa 1910

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