Mohawk Makeover. Restoration at the Museum of Transportation is picking up. NYC 4-8-2 Mohawk type steam locomotive #2933 still has a long way to go in its restoration, but progress is being... (more)
The first of the L3b Mohawks built by Lima is eastbound with a freight at Oneida. I was about 5 1/2 and with my dad who shot this with his Voigtlander. The car behind the tender is interesting.
New York Central's first J3a Super Hudson pulls a westbound through Oneida in one of my father's old shots. My maternal grandmother lived in Oneida and I think that this was taken during the summe... (more)
New York Central J1c Hudson 5273 steams into Oneida eastbound in one of my father's old shots. This 4-6-4 is a bit of a star, having been featured in renderings in a 1930 railroad publication, THE... (more)
NYC J-3a Hudson 5414, with a long mail train and several rider coaches bringing up the rear, departs Chicago's La Salle Street Station on a cold winter day toward the end of New York Central steam... (more)
Leaving Albany for New York; bridge was removed when station relocated to Rensselaer.
Light power for a main line PC train at this time. Piggyback and not Flexi-van consist is giveaway this is in PC era.
This was either the first or second picture on the first roll of film I shot as a rail photographer.
An unusual early PC lashup of NYC and PRR engines
The lead unit is an early E7 built in 1945 with small numberboards like an FT
I rode this Empire Service westbound from Albany to shoot around Dewitt Yard. It is the highest number E7 on the NYC.
I believe the 1302 was the last operating FA on Penn Central. The train is eastbound on the Boston and Maine on a Dewitt Yard-Mechanicville run.
The train is going in the hole for two westbounds.