The morning mist still hangs low as Conrail FL9 5041 prepares to depart Brewster, NY, with a Harlem Line commuter train for Grand Central Terminal. Conrail was the contract operator of this servic... (more)
On a Sunday afternoon in Penn Central's first summer, New York Central RS-3s gather at the Putnam Junction engine terminal in Brewster, NY, to await the Monday morning rush hour. By this time the ... (more)
The waiting passengers at Brewster, NY, prepare to board a Grand Central-bound Harlem Line train on a cold fall morning, as FL9 5042 and its equipment arrive from the Putnam Junction coach yard. C... (more)
Paint is deceiving, as this is a 1979 view at Brewster and the unit with NH and PC markings is now owned by Conrail and the commuter trains are under MTA management. Metro North was still 4 years ... (more)
Within a few months after Penn Central took over the New Haven Railroad on 1/1/69, PC moved some of the NH's dual power FL9s to the former New York Central Harlem Line, where they replaced ex-NYC ... (more)
A four-unit GE/Alco lashup leads New Haven train Advance OB-2 (Maybrook, NY, to Boston) through Brewster, NY, on a summer afternoon. A/OB-2 was a hot freight forwarding interchange traffic from th... (more)
"Genesis from Behind" An equipment extra has just arrived at Southeast Station on the Harlem Line, ready to shove south into Brewster Yard. The train consist of a GP35r towing a l... (more)
Conrail passenger service.
CDOT FL9 2027 basks in "Roster-shot" sun. Of note is that this unit still has its third rail shoes intact, and in a working position.
This view of the control stand of FL-9 2023 shows the major differences between locomotives produced today compared to locomotives produced during the late 50's.
Metro North's Brewster yard is seen from P32AC-DM 215 on train 949. The yard will fill up as the day wears on.