Metropolitan Region - New Haven Line
The New Haven Line was the former New Haven electrified main line from Woodlawn, New York, to New Haven, Connecticut. This line is still a busy commuter route, operated today by Metro-North.
New Rochelle, NY
A trio of ex-New Haven "Washboard" MU cars roll through New Rochelle, NY, on December 28, 1975. New Rochelle was the location of the junction where the Hell Gate Line from Penn Station connected to the main. Photo by Paul DeLuca.
The engineer on GG1 4853 watches for the conductor's signal to depart as passengers disembark a westbound passenger train at Stamford, CT, in July 1972. The ex-PRR GG1s were used on many trains between Penn Station and New Haven. Photo by John Swift, Jr.
New Haven, CT
Got FL9's? PC 5035 and 5040 are at the front of a group of seven FL9 locomotives parked at "Motor Storage" in New Haven, while an S2 switcher and an ex-PRR GG1 occupy adjoining tracks. Photo by John Swift, Jr., July 1972.
As part of the time-honored tradition of the diesel-to-electric power swap at the New Haven, station, GG1 4860 and a mate have just been placed on the point of this westbound passenger train and are ready to make the westbound run to New York City in March, 1976. Photo by Willie Rosenberg, from the collection of Joseph Testagrose.