A warm orange light fills the New York sky as an eastbound 7 local train approaches the 40th Street station in Queens, NY on May 20th, 2018.
In 1969 Penn Central still originated and terminated several freights a day in the ex-NYC yards along Manhattan's West Side freight line. As the summer morning sun burned off the night's Hudson Ri... (more)
Penn Central train 62 between Chicago and New York was the nameless successor to the New York Central's Twentieth Century Limited and the ancestor of Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited. On a hazy summer ... (more)
At dawn on a winter morning, my camera catches the spark from an electrical third rail shoe, marking the passage of an early morning A train running from Far Rockaway to Manhattan, as it crosses t... (more)
There is plenty of New York City history in this photograph! The dome of the landmark former Williamsburg Savings Bank Building (1875), together with the towers of the Williamsburg Bridge (1903), ... (more)
last april morning snowfall,last for LIRR Budd M3's ??
At home in the Manhattan cavern for which its dual-power capability was designed, Amtrak FL9 486 prepares to lead the westbound Lake Shore Limited out of town.
The No. 4 comes into 14th Street Union Square while commuters get ready to load. The intensity here in the low ceiling station, on the oldest (1904) part of the New York City subway system, is int... (more)
With the hopes of FL9 substituting for Amtrak detours this summer now dashed on the rocks, this variant of Heritage will be holding down the special interest here for the time being. On this part... (more)
MARC cab cars make Amtrak test runs up & down the Harlem Line in anticipation of summer reroutes. Pretty nifty, eh? WELL...this COULD HAVE been done with CDOT FL9 and very nearly was....
Pretty much any day of the week you can find all four tracks occupied here, in this case #6535 races with #9336 into Grand Central with one up at 125th Street (along with an MOW move).
An eastbound express and westbound local 7 train meet near 40th Street Station in Queens just after sunset on a cold April evening.
"Smoking up GCT"
Smoke lingers in the air as Metro North GP35r 105 tows a troubled diesel set out of Grand Central Terminal towards Croton for repairs.
"Amtrak Visits Marble Hill"