Bayport (LIRR station)
LIRR's diesel electric #421 passing the site of the former Bayport Station on the Montauk Line.
|Address||Railroad Street between Oakwood and Snedecor Avenues
Bayport, New York
Bayport was a station stop along the Montauk Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. It was located on Railroad Street between Oakwood and Snedecor Avenues in Bayport, New York, and was the easternmost station along the Montauk Branch in the Town of Islip. The first depot opened around March 1869 and was razed around 1903. The second depot opened August 10, 1903 and razed again around May, 1964 and the station stop itself discontinued in 1980. The station was located between Sayville and Blue Point Stations.
This vicinity apparently saw several teenage suicides recently. Recent victims include Emma Casey (15), a Bayport-Blue Point High School student, on June 8, 2008, who was struck and killed by a train between this location and McConnell Ave. On November 13, 2007, a 14-year-old girl was killed when she walked in front of a LIRR train near the Snedecor Avenue crossing.
- Morrison, David D.; Pakaluk, Valerie (2003). Long Island Rail Road Stations. Images of Rail. Chicago: Arcadia Publishing. p. 95. ISBN 0-7385-1180-3. Retrieved 2011-11-25.
- LIRR Station History (TrainsAreFun.com)
- Emma Casey (15) committed suicide by jumping in front of a train (MyDeathSpace.com: June 08, 2008 @ 2:00 AM)
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