The blog of the Central New York Modelers railroad club based in Syracuse, New York.
Edited and maintained by Richard Palmer.
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Glory Days of Steam
Westbound "Empire State Express" pulled by an S-1 class Niagara 4-8-4 leaves Syracuse amidst of cloud of white smoke and swirling in the early 1950s. Steam was replaced by diesels east of Buffalo in 1953. Niagaras were all retired by 1956. A decade later this would be I-690.