Just rolling in from NYP
A trio of E units ease back onto their train on a misty Saturday morning.
E8s and P70s - both nearing the end of long lives.
North along the Hudson
Morning trains to GCT layover at ratty Poughkeepsie passenger station. ex-NH bridge over Hudson in background.
Salt City Express bound for Syracuse arrives at Croton-Harmon for its engine change.
Lots to see in this view south of Roosevelt Road
This is what's left of the former PRR's "Admiral"
A westbound CR Trail Van train slowly climbs upgrade at MG Tower on April 29, 1977 with SD45 No. 6125 and SDP45 No. 6680.
Mood reflects the prospects for U.S. passenger rail at the time
Headed for W. 72nd Street
Still a year to go for Penn Central operation of the NEC. A Boston bound train including a diner/grill car is led by a PC GG-1 as the sun sets.
For reasons unknown, this train was proceeding very slowly; partial evidence is the crew member standing in the open front doorway.
Heading up the Hudson to Croton-Harmon, where the electric will be traded for a diesel (E unit). All of the equipment on this train is still former NYC: the P-2b and 5 3000-series Pullman-Standar... (more)