New York Central Railroad 2023 Wall Calendar

In the early years of rail building, a series of lines grew up between New York City, Albany, Schenectady, Utica, Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo, linking the Great Lakes and the Midwest to the Hudson River and the world. Brought together in 1853 as the New York Central Railroad, the line eventually served half of America’s population, moving passengers in the northeast between New York, Chicago, and Detroit, or from Boston to St. Louis.

This 2023 monthly wall calendar features: Large blocks for notes | Superb printing quality | Heavy 100-pound paper | Deluxe 11- by 14-inch size

Locomotives and trains featured in this edition include:
• New York Central 4002 and 4003 are the power for the eastbound Twentieth Century Limited and wearing a very rare paint scheme.
• New York Central 5244, a Class J-1b Hudson (4-6-4), is leading the eastbound James Whitcomb Riley at Altamont, IN on February 22, 1956.
• New York Central 3011 leads two other GP40’s on a freight at Cold Spring, NY in March 1966.
• New York Central Class L-2d Mohawk 2968 (4-8-2) was built by the American Locomotive Company in 1929.
• Here is Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton’s answer to the General Motors Aerotrain. This is Engine #20, the Xplorer. Aerotrain was #20, The Xplorer. It was built in May 1956, with a sharklike nose similar to a Baldwin cab freight engine.
• Here is the “class engine” of the model E-7 fleet in use on the New York Central. The Central had a 36-engine fleet of these 2,000 horsepower locomotives.
• New York Central 5447, a Class J-3a Hudson, built and delivered by the American Locomotive Company in March 1938, is coming through a cut just north of Peekskill, NY on July 22, 1952.
• New York Central 3106, a Class L-4a Mohawk (4-8-2), is sitting at the coal dock in DeCoursey, KY on August 9, 1956. 3106 was one of 25 Class L-4as built by the Lima Locomotive Works in 1942.
• New York Central 4056 and two other E8A’s, all three engines with 2,250 horsepower, all built by EMD between 1951 to 1953, are getting Train #26, the eastbound Twentieth Century Limited rolling out of La Salle Street Station, Chicago, IL in September 1962.
• New York Central Class P-2b Motor 236 rests at Harmon, NY on July 15, 1960.
• New York Central 4044, (an EMD E8A-E7B), is leading Train #39, the westbound North Shore Limited seen from Chicago’s Roosevelt Road as it approaches La Salle Street Station, Chicago, IL in May 1960.
• New York Central 5406, a Class J-3a Hudson (4-6-4) built by American Locomotive Company in 1937, is on its way to the Kankakee, IL roundhouse on December 1, 1955.

Published by Tide-mark Press © 2022

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Tide-mark publishes a notable group of train calendars featuring classic images of steam locomotives and great named trains of railroads across the United States and Canada. Calendar titles for 2023 include: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Canadian National Railways, Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in Colorado Narrow Gauge, Illinois Central, Milwaukee Road, New York Central, Pennsylvania Railroad, Santa Fe Railway, and the Southern Pacific. Classic trains are also pictured in Great Trains featuring paintings by artist Gil Bennett and in Howard Fogg’s Trains. Contemporary trains are the focus of the Railroading! calendar that offers 24 spectacular full-color images of trains from across North America. Tide-mark also publishes the Streetcars & Trolleys calendar with classic images from a wide range of cities in the U.S. and Canada.

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Weight 16 oz
Dimensions 11 × 14 × .25 in