New York Central Lines Magazine

(1919-1925) Go there now!

A most interesting period in the history of the New York Central was the period from US Railway Administration (USRA) control during the First World War until the mid Nineteen Twenties. This period is well chronicled in the “New York Central Lines” magazine.

(1925-1931)  Go there now!

The period in the history of the New York Central from the middle of the Nineteen Twenties until the Great Depression was one of great change. This period can be seen in depth in the “New York Central Lines” magazine (of which the Mohawk & Hudson Chapter of the NRHS had an almost-complete collection).

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Long time Central employee and watchmaker Jacob Bachtold adjusts one of the more famous clocks in a 1946 photo

(Photo clipped from an old New York Central Headlight)

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Locomotive 999

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Tower A in Grand Central

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NY Central Annual Meetings

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Joliet Cutoff

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General Electric advertisement in the New York Central Railroad “Four Track News”. This issue was in 1904. Before the “New York Central Lines” magazine was the “Four Track News”.

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Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers

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In a 1946 photo, New York Central is showing off the new Niagara locomotive to the head of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. In just a few short years, it will give away to the diesel.


(Photo clipped from an old New York Central Headlight)

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Lettering on Pullman Cars

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R-Motor at Harmon

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A Chronicle of R.W.& O. Days Since 1851

From:New York Central Lines Magazine, December, 1926, PP 84-85

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New York Central wrecker GCT No. 1 at Danbury Rail Museum

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A 1921 article in “Transportation World” by Charles Frederick Carter provides the basis for this historical sketch of the New York Central.

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Health & Pleasure

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Ken Knapp

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