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10/21/2017
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Long Island Rail Road Company
Model:Rebuilt Alco Power CarBuilt As:GN 442A (FA1)
Serial Number:76838Order No:
Frame Number:Built:4/1949
Notes:ex-GN FA1 442A, then SP&S 864, BN 4116
Other locos with this serial:  SPAX 615(Power Car) LI 615(Power Car) SPS 864(FA1)
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LI 615
Title:  LI 615
Description:  Newly arrived, spending the weekend here.
Photo Date:  4/1/1975  Upload Date: 5/23/2008 8:51:51 PM
Location:  Oyster Bay, NY
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  553   Comments: 0
LIRR yard at Oyster Bay
Title:  LIRR yard at Oyster Bay
Description:  My first of many trips here! Typical 4 weekend layovers.
Photo Date:  7/1/1975  Upload Date: 2/12/2011 4:49:23 PM
Location:  Oyster Bay, NY
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 220(C420) LI 601(Power Car) LI 606(Power Car) LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  412   Comments: 0
LI 615
Title:  LI 615
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/4/1976  Upload Date: 3/15/2013 6:03:50 PM
Location:  Long Island City, NY
Author:  Philip M. Goldstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
Former ALCO FA unit now a power pack unit for head end power/HEP
Title:  Former ALCO FA unit now a power pack unit for head end power/HEP
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/1978  Upload Date: 4/24/2014 3:47:31 PM
Location:  Morris Park, NY
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
FA in an unlikely position
Title:  FA in an unlikely position
Description:  LIRRs FAs were non powered-their prime movers were wired to provide train heat and light, with no power going to any tractive effort. It was unusual to see them uncoupled, except in the yard, as we see here at Morris Park
Photo Date:  1/26/1981  Upload Date: 1/13/2013 3:01:43 AM
Location:  Jamaica, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  LI 271(GP38-2) LI 267(GP38-2) LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  404   Comments: 0
FA going away
Title:  FA going away
Description:  An eastbound train on the Main Line. Location is a guess, but single track leads me to believe east of Farmingdale.
Photo Date:  9/20/1981  Upload Date: 3/3/2013 3:54:42 AM
Location:  Brentwood, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  224   Comments: 0
LIRR 615
Title:  LIRR 615
Description:  One of Long Island's FA power cars rolls a westbound past the platform at Queens Village as it approaches Jamaica.
Photo Date:  6/14/1983  Upload Date: 11/13/2013 1:27:24 AM
Location:  Queens Village, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  223   Comments: 2
LI 615
Title:  LI 615
Description:  Shortly after having its 244 removed for a gen-set
Photo Date:  2/1/1984  Upload Date: 5/24/2008 2:08:11 PM
Location:  Mineola, NY
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  346   Comments: 0
Waiting for morning
Title:  Waiting for morning
Description:  A westbound morning train sits in the siding at Patchogue over night.
Photo Date:  9/24/1985  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 2:12:12 AM
Location:  Patchogue, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Night,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
Ronkonkoma train going away.
Title:  Ronkonkoma train going away.
Description:  The head end is just about to pass under the sigmals as it reaches the west end of Queens interlocking. It will shortly meet a westbound, which can be seen in the distance near the Bellerose station.
Photo Date:  11/19/1985  Upload Date: 10/14/2014 3:17:14 AM
Location:  Queens Village, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
Headed for Jamaica
Title:  Headed for Jamaica
Description:  A late afternoon westbound makes its stop at Glen Head and will soon be rolling for connections at Jamaica. Check out another classic at the end of the platform-the phone booth!!
Photo Date:  3/4/1986  Upload Date: 11/18/2014 2:48:13 AM
Location:  Glen Head, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  171   Comments: 1
4012 with an FA
Title:  4012 with an FA
Description:  For the summer season, train 4012 gets an MP 15 for head end power. In the off season, it will sometimes get an FA. Here it is rolling east with 615 taking the rear end.
Photo Date:  10/26/1986  Upload Date: 12/19/2014 4:05:51 AM
Location:  Bellerose, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
4012 has a clean FA
Title:  4012 has a clean FA
Description:  4012, which more often than not got an MP 15, today had a clean FA, looking like it had just been repainted.
Photo Date:  1/11/1987  Upload Date: 12/29/2014 4:13:22 AM
Location:  Bellerose, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
Coming and going
Title:  Coming and going
Description:  The westbound train from Oyster Bay has arrived, and is making its stop, as the eastbound pulls away in the right distance. At this time, Long Island was about the only place in North America where you could see a pair of FAs meeting.
Photo Date:  3/13/1987  Upload Date: 4/20/2015 2:46:38 AM
Location:  Locust Valley, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Night,Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car) LI 608(Power Car)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
Another Ronkonkoma train
Title:  Another Ronkonkoma train
Description:  FA 2 615 takes up the rear of this Main Line train going east.
Photo Date:  3/22/1987  Upload Date: 4/20/2015 2:09:17 AM
Location:  Bellerose, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
Taking the switch
Title:  Taking the switch
Description:  An FA 1 trails an Oyster Bay train as it passes Nassau tower and heads up the branch to Oyster Bay.
Photo Date:  7/1/1987  Upload Date: 5/17/2015 1:33:17 AM
Location:  Mineola, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  167   Comments: 1
FAs for college kids
Title:  FAs for college kids
Description:  This westbound led by an FA makes its stop at Stony Brook. The crossing directly in front of the engine leads to the SUNY Stony Brook campus. Pretty convenient, Id say.
Photo Date:  3/31/1988  Upload Date: 7/8/2015 2:13:35 AM
Location:  Stony Brook, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Night,Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  129   Comments: 1
Power Pack 615
Title:  Power Pack 615
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/27/1988  Upload Date: 10/13/2012 9:32:04 PM
Location:  Riverhead, NY
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  284   Comments: 0
LIRR Meets MN
Title:  LIRR Meets MN
Description:  LIRR FA #615 on a LIST_NRHS Fan Trip meets MN FL-9 #2018
Photo Date:  10/27/1990  Upload Date: 8/1/2011 9:03:41 PM
Location:  Danbury, CT
Author:  James Gillin
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  MNCR 2018(FL9) LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  387   Comments: 1
Fan trip
Title:  Fan trip
Description:  LIST-NRHS trip to Waterbury, CT on Metro North
Photo Date:  10/27/1990  Upload Date: 7/8/2011 4:51:16 PM
Location:  Waterbury, CT
Author:  James Gillin
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  353   Comments: 1
LIRR 615
Title:  LIRR 615
Description:  the 615 and others on an excursion from LI to CT
Photo Date:  9/5/1992  Upload Date: 2/28/2012 11:27:23 PM
Location:  Waterbury, CT
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Yard,Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  467   Comments: 0
LIRR NRHS Excursion
Title:  LIRR NRHS Excursion
Description:  NRHS Chapter sponsored a trip from Long Island to CT
Photo Date:  9/5/1992  Upload Date: 10/13/2012 9:50:45 PM
Location:  Waterbury, CT
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
LIRR Excusion to CT
Title:  LIRR Excusion to CT
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/5/1992  Upload Date: 11/2/2012 11:30:59 PM
Location:  Waterbury, CT
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Yard,Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/6/1993  Upload Date: 3/13/2010 11:13:29 PM
Location:  Greenport, NY
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Wreck,Passenger
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  467   Comments: 0
Derailment scene
Title:  Derailment scene
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/6/1993  Upload Date: 3/13/2010 11:01:09 PM
Location:  Greenport, NY
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Wreck,Passenger
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  390   Comments: 0
A dark gloomy day
Title:  A dark gloomy day
Description:  615 leads a NY City bound train thru Locust Valley. Note the work on both sides of the track for the installation of high level plateforms and the new concrete ties that are installed
Photo Date:  4/9/1995  Upload Date: 12/23/2009 1:14:36 AM
Location:  Locust Valley, NY
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  299   Comments: 1
LIRR 615
Title:  LIRR 615
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/20/1996  Upload Date: 4/22/2012 12:01:02 AM
Location:  Smithtown, NY
Author:  John DeMarco
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  391   Comments: 4
LIRR 615
Title:  LIRR 615
Description:  LIRR 615
Photo Date:  12/10/1996  Upload Date: 4/1/2012 7:20:00 PM
Location:  Greenport, NY
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
LIRR 615
Title:  LIRR 615
Description:  West bound 4 car train
Photo Date:  7/22/1997  Upload Date: 12/5/2009 9:11:51 PM
Location:  Riverhead, NY
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  335   Comments: 0
LI 615
Title:  LI 615
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/22/1999  Upload Date: 9/30/2017 10:21:26 PM
Location:  Brookhaven, NY
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 615(Power Car)
Views:  16   Comments: 0


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