NYC’s Train 59, “Chicagoan” makes its last station stop at South Bend, Indiana at 3:00 p.m. before reaching Chicago on Nov. 19, 1966. E-8 4066 and two sister E-7’s 4000 and 4004 are in charge.
NYC 8223 holds while waiting for the conductor to throw the switch to complete the runaround of its train.
I would have to say that being a railfan in Manhattan is probably a bit different than what most fans in North America experience. I live on an island of only 22.96 square miles of area but I shar... (more)
New York Central 8223 wakes up from a silent sleep as engineer Larry and conductor Bill get the train ready for the 2 trips to Otter Lake and back.
A unique view from the cab of New York Central 8223 shows the semaphore signal and American flag that stand watch over Thendara station.
New York Central Alco RS-3 #8223 backs it's train into Thendara station as it prepares for the run south through the gorgeous Adirondack mountains.
The diesel-to-electric locomotive swap is about to begin, so that the train can proceed to Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Wonder how many passengers getting off here are connecting to t... (more)
New York Central Lives! One of only two Twentieth Century observation cars, the Hickory Creek, side-by-side with one of only three Jade Green E-units, the 4083. Thanks to StarTrack and the URHS fo... (more)
A couple of NYC switchers in LaSalle Street Station Chicago.
Looking splendid.... Jade Green New York Central E8 4083. The 4083 was one of only three original New York Central E-units painted in the Jade Green scheme. The other units were an E8A and an E7B.... (more)
Hitchin' a ride after work. After a long day on one of New York Central's premier passenger trains, this conductor gets a ride home from his buddy and two girl friends while unique NYC E8A ... (more)
Freshly restored New York Central E8A #4083 is alongside the "Hickory Creek" in preparation for the following day's URHS Transportation Heritage Festival, an open house at the restoratio... (more)
Here you see some fun at the United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey yard in Boonton, New Jersey. The "Century Green" paint on E-8 4083, believe it or not, is completely authentic for beg... (more)
The "Century" heads into the sunset
Three-car train of RDCs deadheading north on track 4 to Peekskill during the morning commuter rush.