An active train waits for passengers for the run back to St. George
in this view.
It's very late morning on a May holiday, and many people will board
along the way with Manhattan as their destination. The ferry --
glorious ride -- is free in both directions.
These cars are known as "R-44s," in keeping with how
New York City identifies in many series of subway vehicles. They
were provided in the early 1970s by St. Louis Car Co.