New York Central’s flagship “20th Century Ltd” is seen here at Garrison, NY in 9/1948. Its accommodations included an RPO, several Pullman sleepers, a diner, club-lounge (featuring a shower, buffet, radio-telephone, barber-valet, and secretary), and lounge-buffet-observation.
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
September 05, 1993
Empire Service trains under Penn Central were rather modest affairs. Albany-New York train 80 consisted of an E8 and just two cars as it emerged from the short single track tunnel at Garrison, NY, on its way to Grand Central Terminal. Amtrak was less than a year away.
NP train, engine number 2652, engine type 4-8-4
Second #2, North Coast Ltd.; 45 MPH. Photographed: near Garrison, Mont., August 9, 1938.