During the Fall of 1999 Metro North had repainted a pair of FL9 locomotives into the classic New York Central scheme as part of the 150th anniversary of the Hudson River Railroad. They're shown on... (more)
The well-lit Christmas tree stands as a stark contrast to the broken glass found in Buffalo Central Terminal.
There was still some operating steam on the NYC in late 1955 but a person had to go to the west end of the system to find it. One place was under the Eads Bridge in the era before Interstates. It ... (more)
On Saturday, October 1, 2016, a train of 7 private varnish cars covered the MTA Metro-North Railroad Hudson Line for a special excursion. The New York Central Railroad Babbling Brook brings up the... (more)
Does anyone really know what time it is? The restored center clock at Buffalo Central Terminal stands as a stark contrast to the rest of the station. Many years ago most artifacts of value in the ... (more)
The first tree lighting in decades at Buffalo Central Terminal gathers a small crowd on the night of December 10th. The last minute event - publicized on social media - was intended to garner inte... (more)
"Babbling Brook at GCT" Metro North Passenger Charter "PC-2" has just completed the shove move onto Track 28 in Grand Central Terminal with the Babbling Brook Private Varnish leading to the... (more)
At first glance this might appear to be New York Central's Harmon shop in 1958. In reality all three of these locomotives -- E9 4096, FPA4 1390, and FL9 2013 -- originally worked for the Union Pac... (more)
Former NYC Babbling Brook observation car is parked in front of the M&E's Whippany station.
New York Central tavern-lounge-observation car No. 48 trails an Amtrak train into Chicago Union Station in May 1983. This car was frequently seen on Amtrak trains in and out of Chicago during this... (more)
"Planes and Trains"
Certainly an odd collection of equipment all in one frame. A classic 4-4-0, a German Stuka, a Boeing 727 among other excellent museum pieces staged ... (more)
The eastbound "Wolverine" is nearing the end of its overnight journey, as it exits the Oscawana tunnel.
The eastbound "Wolverine" is nearing the end of its overnight journey, as it heads to Croton-Harmon, New York, and a change to an electric locomotive from the diesels that have brought i... (more)
A hot passenger train is headed south out of Chicago on a warm hazy summer afternoon.
A NYC unit sits on the outermost point of Voorheesville. 4097 has seen better days in operations, and has unfortunately been turned into a restaurant and will never see operation again.