About 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2008, I boarded an E train at Sutphin Blvd, Jamaica. When we climbed to the Queens Blvd mainline, I was surprised that we moved to the local track and made a stop at Briarwood. At Kew Gardens I learned why: a garbage train occupied the express stop, with slants as motor cars. The garbage was in plastic bags tossed onto gondolas. A while later, I met slants on the northbound B. Later, I checked out the crowds outside Yankee Stadium, trying to get photos of transit and the All-Star fans. Finished, about 7 p.m., I went down to the Independent station, and boarded a B train southbound, of slants. They are around, but from the outside the roof line corrosion is convincing.