Repurposing a landmark. The former New York Central Railroad power plants in Glenwood near Yonkers, New York has sat dormant for decades. Built in 1907 as part of the electrification of the railro... (more)
One of eight surviving New York Central Railroad steam engines, #6721(B-11k 0-6-0, Alco Schenectady, 1913) sits just to the west of the Amtrak Station in Utica, New York on the night of March 15, ... (more)
On a frigid Sunday afternoon, an ex-New York Central RS-3 steams up the yard at Chatham, NY, with a Penn Central upper Harlem Line commuter train on weekend layover. Come Monday morning the train ... (more)
A humbling, and unreal site was on hand as we get a good look at one of the two surviving big New York Central Steam Locomotives. NYC 2933 is the only surviving L-2d Type Heavy Mountain built by t... (more)
New York Central E8A 4083 and Morristown & Erie C424 19 meet at the United Railroad Historical Society's Boonton storage facility. The M&E locomotive is now part of Tri-State Railway Historical So... (more)
The Penn Central and the predecessor NYC ran a daily freight to CPR's St. Luc Yard from Syracuse, NY via Watertown and Massena. Today's power is two U25B's.
The former New York Central Hickory Creek observation car trails on the end of the Dover and Delaware edition of Operation Toy Train, crossing North Salem St in Dover on its way to their stop in t... (more)
New York Central 3001 (Mohawk 4-8-2) sits proudly on display at the National New York Central Railroad Museum in Elkhart Indiana. This is the largest Steam Locomotive still in existence!
Built at the GE Transportation Plant in Erie in 1964, New York Central U25B number 2500 is now part of the collection at the Lake Shore Railway Museum that focuses on GE built locomotives.
If I had to pick one locomotive to symbolize first generation diesels, it would be EMD's F7, some 3,849 of which were built for service in the US, Canada, and Mexico. New York Central 1783, not ye... (more)
New York Central RS3 5258 and the local freight that covered the Pittsfield-North Adams branch approach a cut that still holds traces of the winter's last snow on the northbound run. This part of ... (more)
Four Alco's FA1-FB1 and two RS-3's leads this New York Central train near Detroit, Michigan on December 22, 1966. Photo from my collection, no photographer information on slide.
P-motor switching at "North White"
The Penn Central merger is 10 months old as this eclectic collection of diesels is at the Dewitt Yard diesel shop - U25B, FA-2, F3B, SD45, RS-32.
The New York Central received 10 C-430's just before the Penn Central merger in February 1968. Only 16 were built, going to the NYC. GB&W, SCL and Reading