New York Central LS-1 heads west. The GP 40s are feeling the strain of the first major westbound grade on the old Boston and Abany line.
The observation car Hickory Creek brings up the rear of New York Central's renowned 20th CENTURY LIMITED as it pauses in Englewood. Passengers are already being served their drinks in the lounge.
One of NYC's first E7 units is paired with an E7B on the MICHIGAN inbound to Chicago. This unit and 4003 were delivered new in black with simple white striping which didn't last. The two units als... (more)
New York Central's last E8 unit is paired with another, black one on the front of the combined PACEMAKER-NEW ENGLAND STATES as it slows for Englewood station.
New York Central E7 A-B units exit Breakneck Tunnel with THE PACEMAKER from Chicago. The four track mainline along the Hudson River has recently become double-tracked.
One of the last Boston and Albany buildings left standing in the 60's. More than 25 years after the New York Central fully absorbed the B&A.
When RS3's were not available, the big E units were assigned to commuter trains. This E7 seems to be leaking. I hope the crew makes it to Framingham before they run out.
Don't remember a whole lot about this picture. The building on the left is the iconic former headquarters of the D&H. The train is probably the westbound Empire State Express. I was enroute bet... (more)
After four separate paint jobs throughout its lifespan, the first U25B in existence is back in the NYC paint scheme, after dawning the livery of GE Demonstrator paint, its first coat of NYC black,... (more)
Hauling P-Motor (and coaches) to the yard that had brought the RDCs in the background out from Grand Central
Ready to go after the switch from diesel to electric. Note northbound behind another P-motor in the distance at the Holland Avenue platform, towing RDCs on the rear.
One of the few former CUT motors left by 1974
Lots of goodies visible
Although it was never officially on the CR roster, this old NYC unit was in the Altoona deadlines. The old unit has been shoved off the end of track, with the rear truck resting on the ground. Loo... (more)
New York Central 4505 and 4504 at NYC locomotive servicing facility near Union Station