Category: merchants limited

It’s the night before Amtrak, and Penn…

It’s the night before Amtrak, and Penn Central train #8, the New York-Boston Merchants Limited, has completed its final run under private operation as it stands at the bumper in Boston’s South Station. This was once the New Haven Railroad’s premier train on the route, and its next run will be under Amtrak. The locomotive is an ex-PRR E8.

April 30, 1971

Amtrak’s “Merchants Limited&rdqu…

Amtrak’s “Merchants Limited” approaching its New Haven station stop

August 13, 1972

1949 Merchants LimitedNew York City to BostonN…

1949 Merchants Limited
New York City to Boston
NYNH&H

The consist includes a baggage lounge, three parlor cars, two dining cars, three parlor cars, and a lounge observation.

The gifs used were made by Ken. They can be found at the link below.
http://kenstransitgifs.com/gifindex.html

The roll sign at Back Bay, Boston announcing…

The roll sign at Back Bay, Boston announcing the departure of the Merchants Limited in December, 1970.

The Merchant’s Limited leaves South St…

The Merchant’s Limited leaves South Station, Boston on July 3, 1967.

The Merchant’s Limited accelerates out…

The Merchant’s Limited accelerates out of Back Bay behind FL9 2042 on September 18, 1966.

5 More New Haven FL9 Photos from Roger Puta b…

5 More New Haven FL9 Photos from Roger Puta

5 More New Haven FL9 Photos from Roger Puta by Marty Bernard

Via Flickr:

NH Train 27, The Merchants Limited, led by FL9 2048 departing from South Station, Boston, MA on September 4, 1965.