Following engine change from diesels (at left) to electric for the trip to Grand Central Terminal
Special paint schemes were no problem for the New York Central in the 60's. This unit was painted in a hunter green, but only operated in this color for a few weeks. Another unit had the caboose g... (more)
It looks like a scene from the 1960s, but its really a photo freight on the Whitewater Valley Railroad. It's an old NYC branch, so this is likely what things looked like in the "good old days."
Streamlined NYC 4-8-2 #2873, running as The Rexall Train near Montpelier, Vermont in 1936. From another post card size film negative probably by the same unknown photographer as those already post... (more)
NYC leaving Indianapolis Union Station.
A final mystery photo for to-day showing a monster NYC third-rail electric loco.
Another archive photo taken at Springfield showing NYC 0-6-0 6829 proceeding through a junction. Note that amazing signal above the loco.
From a negative in my archive by an unknown photographer, NYC Hudson No 5217 gets a mail train rolling out of Marion, Ohio.
New England States Express 24 miles from Boston and a year away from extinction.
NYC E7(A) waits in the rain fo an eastbound departure. See Railpictures photo 169478 for the other side.