A pair of unaltered New York Central E8s pause at Elkhart, IN, on the point of Chicago-New York train 64, Penn Central's morning departure for the east via the ex-NYC mainline. Two coaches and a d... (more)
A pair of Penn Centralized FL9s lead a lengthy Grand Central-New Haven evening rush hour commuter train through Milford, CT. The relatively poor acceleration of the FL9s as compared with electric ... (more)
A former New York Central F7 with its old identity intact gets its face washed at Penn Central's Colehour Yard in Hammond, IN, on a summer afternoon.
It's not the Fourth of July, but this old Alco is doing a good impression of a sparkler as it works the waterfront trackage along Atlantic Avenue in Boston. Penn Central S2 9859 is obviously of Ne... (more)
The operator at Penn Central's Mansfield (MA) tower is no doubt recording on his train sheet the passage of this Boston-Providence commuter train headed up by an ex-PRR E8. The wooden tower of New... (more)
The evening rush hour is over, so a single RDC is adequate for the off-peak passengers on Penn Central's ex-New Haven Needham branch. The operator at Needham Junction has cleared the order board f... (more)
The era of traditional mail and express trains was winding down in 1968, but some healthy-looking ones still ran in Penn Central territory. New York Central E8s 4041-4051 led Boston-bound mail tra... (more)
The weekday afternoon train to Chatham sets out from "North White" on a murky August day.
Among the last of their kind anywhere, a worn but still handsome A-B-B-A set of renumbered former New Haven Alco FAs and FBs approaches the junction at Readville, MA, on Penn Central train BL-1, ... (more)
This Penn Central train was basically the pre-Amtrak ancestor of the Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited. NYC/PC trains 427 and 428 operated between Boston and Albany, connecting at the latte... (more)
Former New Haven "washboard" MU's kick up the powder as they head towards Grand Central Terminal.
Engine change at South Amboy; 4872 is pulling away from the train after pulling it from Penn Station in New York City. A pair of EMD E units will power PC 1159 from here south.
Conductor conferring with the engineer prior to departing for points along the Jersey Shore
In its Penn Central days, one of the unique ex-New Haven Roger Williams RDC cab units departs Boston's South Station on an evening commuter run, mated with a standard RDC.
The tenth day of Conrail’s existence finds a meet near JU tower in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. A 30-car local train in the charge of two Lehigh Valley RS11’s waits to proceed east, while a 58-car wes... (more)