Westbound "Empire State Express" passing the Tappan Zee Bridge in the background on a misty morning.
An E7AB set
Albany Union Station has not seen a train since 1968 but still stands proudly at 575 Broadway in downtown Albany. Opened by the New York Central in 1900, it served both the NYC and D&H. The statio... (more)
New York Central & Hudson River RR No. 999
Better known as New York Central's "Empire State Express locomotive #999". This locomotive was built by the NYC&HR West Albany Shops in 1893. I... (more)
If you hike or bike north on "The Old Putnam Trail" in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, New York City, you will come upon these 13 stone pillars. Surrounded by trees and growth, they are like an A... (more)
Being readied for an eastbound freight
Another typical day passes by on the main concourse of Grand Central Terminal. This classic view seemed fitting on National Train Day most likely unbeknownst to the many passing through.
Bringing up the rear of the Crescent is the beautifully restored observation car Hickory Creek, a 1948 product of Pullman Standard delivered for use on the New York Central's famed 20th Cen... (more)
Every day, more than 750,000 people pass through Grand Central, which is roughly the population of San Francisco. Of those, 10,000 just come for lunch. These are some ... (more)
New York Central lounge car 38 is spotted at the platform on Track 9 under the shed at the Indianapolis Union Station. The car was on loan to the Whitewater Valley RR from C.P. Huntington NRHS ch... (more)
New York Central RDC at South Station in Boston, June 1977.
"End of the Line"
In the last rays of usable sunlight, the Toys for Tots train pulled as far North as the tracks allowed them to in order to offload the toys inside the baggage c... (more)