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Lightning Stripes and Cigar Bands - Trains of the New York Central
The Central's Great Steel Fleet fielded such famous trains as the Twentieth Century Limited and Empire State Express. The railroad also had extensive commuter service in New York and Boston and served travelers along numerous branch lines.
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Photo ID: 627529

After a group of people had gathered for their annual celebration in Cheboygan there were so many folks wanting to go home that an extra coach was required to handle all the passengers. Since the... (more)

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Bay City, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 5538
Train ID: Beeliner
Photo Date: September, 1960


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By: Hartland Smith

Added: Aug 20, 2017

Views: 3,758
Comments: 1

Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 627472

When NYC night trains #202 and #207 between Detroit and Mackinaw City were discontinued they were replaced by Budd RDC 3 cars which ran in the daytime. Here we see the morning Bee Liner about to ... (more)

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: Budd RDC 3
Location: Mackinaw City, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: NYC M499
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1960


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By: Hartland Smith

Added: Aug 19, 2017

Views: 4,597
Comments: 2

Favorited: 19

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Photo ID: 627331

The night train from Detroit is ending its run in Mackinaw City behind a Lima Mohawk. As you can tell by the cars visible in the photo, train 207 carried a large amount of Mail and Express to the ... (more)

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-2
Location: Mackinaw City, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 3121
Train ID: NYC 207
Photo Date: 1954


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By: Hartland Smith

Added: Aug 18, 2017

Views: 10,991
Comments: 3

Favorited: 50

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Photo ID: 626813

This shows the TIMBERLINER, a summer weekend train which would leave Detroit late on Friday afternoon, arriving at Mackinaw City around midnight. It would return to Detroit late Sunday afternoon.... (more)

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Mackinaw City, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 5928
Train ID: TIMBERLINER
Photo Date: September 03, 1962


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By: Hartland Smith

Added: Aug 14, 2017

Views: 9,183
Comments: 2

Favorited: 27

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Photo ID: 624582

I was a California boy, and I had seen stuff like this only in pictures. When Uncle Sam gave me an all expenses paid trip to the East Coast, it was like a whole different world. The GG-1's were ... (more)

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: Electric P2a
Location: New York, New York, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 242
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March, 1962


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By: John West

Added: Jul 27, 2017

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Views: 12,067
Comments: 10

Favorited: 83

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Photo ID: 562573

The 20th Century Limited A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 4022
Train ID: See Below
Photo Date: April 21, 1965


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Jan 18, 2016

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Photo ID: 408668

One of the most famous trains in the USA during its heyday, New York Central Train 26, The Twentieth Century Limited, behind two E8As and an E7B prepares to depart LaSalle Street Station Chicago o... (more)

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 4075
Train ID: NYC 26
Photo Date: August 10, 1964


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Sep 09, 2012

Views: 12,603
Comments: 5

Favorited: 86

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Photo ID: 364842

Leaving Albany for New York; bridge was removed when station relocated to Rensselaer.

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Locomotive #: 4033
Train ID: Hendrick Hudson
Photo Date: June, 1967


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By: Jeremy Plant

Added: Jun 01, 2011

Views: 6,441
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Photo ID: 364747

This was either the first or second picture on the first roll of film I shot as a rail photographer.

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Locomotive #: 4042
Train ID: Hendrick Hudson
Photo Date: June, 1967


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By: Jeremy Plant

Added: May 31, 2011

Views: 6,518
Comments: 2

Favorited: 32
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Photo ID: 364687

I rode this Empire Service westbound from Albany to shoot around Dewitt Yard. It is the highest number E7 on the NYC.

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Syracuse, New York, USA
Locomotive #: 4035
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1967


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By: Jeremy Plant

Added: May 30, 2011

Views: 5,246
Comments: 3

Favorited: 34


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Photo ID: 334454

The Mail train heading toward Boston. In several years NYC will become PC and all mail service will be taken off the trains. At the time of this shot it was hard to comprehend future vintage. To ... (more)

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Grafton, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1966


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Aug 12, 2010

Views: 7,407
Comments: 4

Favorited: 23
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Photo ID: 333473

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.

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: observation car
Location: Englewood, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: NYC 28
Photo Date: June 07, 1962


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By: Bob Krone

Added: Aug 02, 2010

Views: 9,352
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Favorited: 59
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Photo ID: 333471

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.

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Englewood, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 4095
Train ID: NYC 2-28
Photo Date: June 07, 1962


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By: Bob Krone

Added: Aug 02, 2010

Views: 9,828
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Favorited: 58
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Photo ID: 333372

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.

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Cold Spring, New York, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 4028
Train ID: NYC 2
Photo Date: March 29, 1962


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By: Bob Krone

Added: Aug 01, 2010

Views: 11,631
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Photo ID: 332439

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.

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Welleseley Hills, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 4033
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1966


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Jul 24, 2010

Views: 10,145
Comments: 6

Favorited: 30
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