Penn Central and its Predecessors

Stories about PRR, NYC, NH and PC
Read unique stories about the railroads that eventually made up the Penn Central: Pennsylvania Railroad, New York Central and New Haven. In this free 20-page download, you will receive the following:
  • The Broadway's Best Years: Pennsylvania Railroad's post-World War II glory after decades of playing second fiddle to the 20th Century Limited
  • My Summer in the Gold Cage: How a Grand Central information clerk made his way into the cab of a steam locomotive for a memorable trip
  • Executive Recruiter: How railroaders are inspired, encouraged and coached by locomotive engineers like New Haven's Otis Sweet
  • Tales from the Cab: A former Penn Central engineer writes about his nemesis - the E40 locomotive

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Three stories written and photographed by Jim Shaughnessy.


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