Pre-war (1938) "American Flyer" coach; state capitol dome in the background
Smoky departure for New London, Connecticut
An ex-PRR E8 with a Penn Central Washington-Boston train pauses at Providence, RI, a year before Amtrak. The first car behind the engine is an ex-NH parlor/lounge. The distinctive Art Deco office ... (more)
An MBTA commuter train from Boston consisting of an FP-10 and leased GO Transit coaches has arrived at the station at Providence, RI, on a long summer evening. During their time in Boston, the GO ... (more)
Following its takeover of the New Haven, Penn Central assigned RSD-15 (DL600B) 6811 to heavy switching duties at Northup Avenue Yard in Providence, and the big six-motor Alco remained in town for ... (more)
With downtown Providence in the background, a GP9/FA1 pairing of two former New Haven diesels that have been renumbered but not repainted hauls an eastbound Penn Central freight towards Northup Av... (more)
A pair of Amtrak's brightly painted "pumpkin" work train GP9s awaits the next assignment on the stub track at Providence Union Station. The milepost dating to New Haven RR days indicates... (more)
These are ALCO DL 109's. The New Haven had 60. 0701 on the right was built in 1941 while 0758 came in 1945. I shot them at the Charles Street roundhouse in 1956 and in three years all would be ... (more)
Part of the former "Roger Williams" train set, now in Boston-Providence commuter service
EMD's and Amtrak's first F40PH, Amtrak 200, pauses at Providence Union Station at the head of Boston-New Haven train 153, the Beacon Hill. The Northeast Corridor mainline was later rerouted throug... (more)
Bill Clynes photo. Bill road with son Tom from Boston to Providence.
The New Haven borrowed 38 U.S.Army locomotives to assist in the recovery from the floods of August 1955. Some were not returned until June 1956. I shot B-2044 in Providence, RI.
Amtrak ALCO RS3 114 and 136 were Pennsylvania 8604 and New york Central 8291. I shot them at the Amtrak facility at the old New Haven Northup Avenue yard.
I shot the BUDD RDC-1's at the remains of the Charles Street Roundhouse in Providence. They have the "McGinnis" paint scheme on the front.
Amtrak inherited a fleet of RS3's from PC when Conrail was formed. Three of them were eventually rebuilt with EMD prime movers. Here, recently-rebuilt 106 idles between assignments at the Providen... (more)