Y6 2152 pulls hard on an eastbound coal drag a few miles short of the summit at Blue Ridge. The smoke of Y6a pusher 2167 can be seen clearly on the rear.
Reading T-1 2124 has been cut off from the Iron Horse Ramble as 2100 takes over for the run to Gettysburg. The direct broadside was shot from the open coach window during the engine change.
This engine is now restored and operated by Canadian Pacific as " The Empress ". The good-looking Hudson type rides the turntable after having arrived earlier with a suburban train from Rigaud, Qu... (more)
Jersey central TrainMaster 2404 arrives at Elizabeth with a NEW YORK CLOCKER from the west.
Steam power still hauled commuter trains and one express to Ottawa in June 1959. H1c Royal Hudson 2822 departs for Ottawa on Sunday afternoon with the express.
A freshly painted wood-sheathed caboose sits in Turcot yard.
An EMD E7 leads an A-B-A combination of E units on a very long GREEN DIAMOND departing for St. Louis.
Five N&W GP9 units pass under the " photographers bridge " with an eastbound coal drag.
A clean PRR E7 sits next to the engine house in the late afternoon at S. Amboy. Notice the metal bands on the grille behind the cab door that carried part of the as-delivered five stripe color sch... (more)
A Monday morning finds GP7 243 and SW7 9259 pulling cuts of cars at the east end of Burlington's big freight yard.
Lehigh Valley 518 is still in the original Cornell red color scheme as the A-B-B-A set of F3 units backs up at Lehighton late on a May afternoon.
K4sa 612 lifts a long commuter train out of South Amboy putting the two-unit diesel trains from earlier in the day to shame.
A CB&Q E8 leads three other E units on a very long DENVER ZEPHYR inbound to Chicago.
The MP36PH-3C wears the bold and colorful image of the New Mexico Rail Runner.
An EMD E9 is stopped at Aurora with the westbound NP NORTH COAST LIMITED. This train always had the cleanest E units the few times that I saw it. This was my "Burlington day" during that week but ... (more)