The Shasta Daylight is burning up the Cal P near Elmira on a hot summer day in 1956. This image was taken by the late John E. Shaw, Jr.
For the last time, the Delaware & Hudson's overnight Montreal Limited out of New York approaches the station at Rouses Point, NY, as an employee watches. It was the first morning of Amtrak and thi... (more)
On the first morning of the Amtrak era, the Delaware & Hudson's overnight Montreal Limited out of New York crosses the Lachine Canal outside Montreal on its final trip to Windsor Station, with PA... (more)
The Black Diamond passes into history. A number of my father's photos of the last days of LV passenger service appeared in Lehigh Valley 3 In Color, but here is one that they didn't use. PA-1s 6... (more)
Of the 297 PA and PB locomotives built by the American Locomotive Company, only five are still extant. Four are former Santa Fe locomotives, which were purchased and later rebuilt by the Delaware... (more)
I was just a kid and using my father's Voigtlander camera on occasion. We were fortunate to see Rio Grande No.1, the "Royal Gorge", as it made its scheduled stop in the depths of the Ark... (more)
"The Laurentian" passes CPR's Westmount Tower at the entrance to the Glen Yard
The MU hoses are being hooked up after a third PA has been added to the northbound "Laurentian" which soon will be on its way to Montreal.
The northbound "Laurentian" arrives in Rouses Point. A third PA will be added to the consist, Canadian customs officials will board the train, the locomotives will be fueled and watered... (more)
The overnight "Montreal Limited" from New York to Montreal lifts out of CPR's Westmount station for the last two miles of its run to CPR's Windsor Station.
After making its stop at CPR's Montreal West station "The Laurentian" descends the hill to South Jct. The ex- ATSF PA's and DRGW passenger cars had been in service since December 1967.
The overnight "Montreal Limited" from New York is climbing the hill to CPR's Montreal West station. The PA's had been in service for just under four months.
"The Laurentian" has made its station stop at Rouses Point and now races south on the double track that ends at Coopersville.
"The Laurentian" has made its station stop at Rouses Point and now races south, its next stop being Plattsburgh.
The last northbound run of "The Laurentian" climbs the grade from CPR"s Adirondack Junction to Seaway Tower and the twin lift bridges over the St. Lawrence Seaway. The operator's j... (more)