The E8As get a shove on to the siding they will now call home, appropriately leading 5 New York Central coaches.
A look at some of the equipment on hand at the museum, including a former UP E9A 912A painted as "New York Central 4096". The various pieces of New Haven and Pennsylvania Railroad equipment in th... (more)
Cigar band E unit pulling the grade near Woodville with the New England States Express.
The "Wolverine" on its way to Detroit
Even the "Cigar Band" paint scheme doesn't look so bad from the perspective of 2008!
One of the FM's that show the Raymond Loewy design touches including the "half-moon" shaped window panes is spotted on a track at North Bergen roundhouse. The curved window panes were eliminated ... (more)
Here's another view of the 5800 in the North Bergen engine facility.
From Wikipedia: "The Lima LRS-1200 was a 1200hp road-switcher configured with a B-B wheel arrangement, built by Lima-Hamilton in '50. All 16 went to the NYC, a second order was outstanding at the... (more)
Giving equal time to the NYC fans on rp.net, here are some of John's views from a trip to the North Bergen engine facility of the NYC in April of '53, which is devoid of any evidence of steam at t... (more)
A staged crew poses with a duo of NYC E8's. These should see operation in the near future.
Thanks to Steve Barry for the lighting!
A pair of New York Central E8As pose for a night shoot. Special thanks to Steve Barry for providing his Lumedyne system.
After receiving its 200,000 mile / 10 year rollout inspection of its trucks this recent winter, NYC 3 is seen on its first Amtrak run of the year... and yes, I was fortunate enough to have the opp... (more)
Eng #4540, NYC 4-6-2 K-11e in the Dumont, N.J. yard waits its next departure for Weehawken. August, 1950 (Private donation)