Boston and Albany S 2 on the big South Station curve switching the Railway Express tracks. "Wow, remember REA?" In the background: Boston Edison Steam Plant and Pacemaker boxcars.
Boston and Albany commuter train on the big curve where the New Haven Shoreline and Old Colony divisions merge with the New York Central at the throat of South Station. To see another New York Cen... (more)
During a winter thaw, we see two Conrail local trains at Harmon NY, one made up of Budd Metropolitan (M-1) cars in MTA colors, the other Budd RDC1s (Beeliners) in New York Central colors. The RDCs... (more)
New York Central's proud name still adorns Buffalo Central Terminal, in spite of the boarded up windows and state of disrepair.
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.