Emery Bushwick Branch composite map 11/1958
LIRR 1966 Bushwick Branch composite map
LIRR 1978 Bushwick Branch map
LIRR 1966 Track map - Maspeth
Co. - Manufactured large pipes some 3-4 feet in diameter. Boxcars for wood, steel, hardware etc. Gondolas in and out with
welded piping sections shipped on wooden forms.
Amstar Sugar (Domino) - Kent Ave.,
Brooklyn. Note: Note: Domino Sugar was at what would become News Point at
the junction of Newtown Creek and the East River. The "Sugar
House" was serviced by the B.E.D.T. who floated upriver, engine and
all, from Kent Ave. Info: J. J. Earl
ArchBilt Container - Cardboard box manufacturer, large facility received boxcars loaded with large really large rolls of various types of paper,
Tracks went along side of building with a dead end spur and a siding into a building where these rolls where unloaded by a forklift that had a long
pole used to fit into the roll.
Atlas Terminals (Hemidinger Estates) Metropolitan Avenue 80th St to 88th St. industrial location, many sidings. Ended at Glendale Steel Warehouse
Bohack Grocery- Huge multi building complex groceries, produce and meat. Boxcars, refers.
- 56th St., Maspeth, they were a liquor warehouse for Wild Turkey and a bunch of other liquors and Scotch.
Brooklyn Steel - Warehouse boxcars, flat cars, gondolas. Steel beams and structural steel.
Canada Dry - Borden
Carl Ehmer Meats - Admiral Ave. had a big company there in the late 60's early 70's.
Continental Can Company
- 56th Drive, Maspeth and it was huge.
- Fresh Pond Rd. that was supplied by the LIRR Glendale Yard.
Grace Chemical - Manufactured rolled plastic products. Covered hoppers and boxcars. Tank cars.
Hansel and Gretel 79th St off Metropolitan Meat processing company deli
cold cuts. Never saw a train here but as I recall at its siding there was a
sign that read something like "No Engines Past This Point"
Mack Truck - Borden Avenue,
Miron Lumber- flat cars, boxcars.
Republic Steel (Truscon)
- boxcars, flat cars, gondolas. Steel beams and structural steel.
Rheingold And Schlitz Breweries - Evergreen Avenues
Web Offset - Flushing Ave and Wyckoff Ave. printing company. Printed magazines, church bulletins, porno you name it. Large facility, I think it was
one building. Large presses. Received large rolls of paper.
- 54th St and Flushing appliance manufacturer large multi-building facility boxcars.
7 Santini Brothers - In the 70's they were building huge shipping crates for airplane parts for shipment overseas. Can't remember trains for sure, but
I feel that they were shipped by flatcars or flatbed trucks.
This listing is not intended to be all
inclusive, but based on working knowledge courtesy of: Dave Brinkmoeller