NYC J-3a Hudson 5414, with a long mail train and several rider coaches bringing up the rear, departs Chicago's La Salle Street Station on a cold winter day toward the end of New York Central steam... (more)
Leaving Albany for New York; bridge was removed when station relocated to Rensselaer.
Light power for a main line PC train at this time. Piggyback and not Flexi-van consist is giveaway this is in PC era.
This was either the first or second picture on the first roll of film I shot as a rail photographer.
An unusual early PC lashup of NYC and PRR engines
The lead unit is an early E7 built in 1945 with small numberboards like an FT
I rode this Empire Service westbound from Albany to shoot around Dewitt Yard. It is the highest number E7 on the NYC.
I believe the 1302 was the last operating FA on Penn Central. The train is eastbound on the Boston and Maine on a Dewitt Yard-Mechanicville run.
The train is going in the hole for two westbounds.
This is a view inside one of the Creek series observation cars on the rear of NYC 25, 20th
Century Limited. I don't recall whether the train was stopped at this point but if so, my guess would b... (more)
Westbound leaves Dewitt Yard as an eastbound with EMDs enters
Power for tonight's NYC 16, the "Ohio State Limited"
Heading into the yard at Croton
Power for Winchendon and Ware local freights standing in front of the station.