50 years before I took this shot Don Ball had a similar one that I greatly admired. I always wondered if I would ever have the chance.
I guess I just had to wait long enough.
New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad (the Nickel Plate Road) No.514
Owners: New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad #514; Norfolk & Western Railway #2514; Norfolk Southern #2514. Builder: Electr... (more)
The No. 4 comes into 14th Street Union Square while commuters get ready to load. The intensity here in the low ceiling station, on the oldest (1904) part of the New York City subway system, is int... (more)
A conductor checks his train after the all aboard at Temple University station during the height of the evening rush.
No. 89 moves to hook up with its train and to get ready for another day of hauling passengers.
The Strasburg Railroad and No. 89 create yet another railfan.
Bombardier built R62A cars are seeing heading further into the far-off land of The Bronx New York City. In the lingering cold, the sun leaks through a crack in the clouds.
In a winter of Nor'easters, hopefully this is the last one. A rake of Bombardier-built R62A cars heads uptown from 125th St on the No 1 train. Instead of 100' underground, we are 100' in the air a... (more)
Steamtown morning. The crew is getting Canadian Pacific No. 2317 ready for a day on "The Scranton Limited."
Mystery Woman on the Q train.
No 1000 was built by American Car & Foundry, 1935.
Smokey diesel. (CNJ 113 0-6-0 is smoking it up)
The fabled No 7 train does its job in Queens under the gaze of One World Trade Center in Manhattan.
The No. 425 is a lean machine, loves to run and makes sure everyone knows it. Here it is blasting through Nesquehoning PA's Industrial Complex one recent October day.
Two No. 7 trains, going in opposite directions, are flying over Queensboro Plaza and Queens Boulevard. Above are the pointy spires of architect Gustav Lindenthal's 1909 Queensboro Bridge.
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The Q train climbs from 72nd Street up to 86th St.