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.

Remembering The 'Wabash Flyer'

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