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Manhattan’s “El” train, on the 9th Avenue line, via LIFE magazine, Apr. 14, 1941. Photos by Andreas Feininger.

Eye Heart New York

Manhattan’s “El” train, on the 9th Avenue line, via LIFE magazine, Apr. 14, 1941. Photos by Andreas Feininger.

passenger train + hallway

train interior in Romania

passenger train + hallway

"Old Time Railroads, New York, New York"

Old Time Railroads, New York, New York

Final Dimensions (width x height): 24" x 18" This photographic print is digitally printed on archival photographic paper resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for museum or gallery display. Item #2788803

Abandoned Skunk Train, California From Elk to Fort Bragg, Mendocino County’s Highway 1 is strewn with ghost barns and shuttered lumber plants, abandoned as redwood logging became illegal. In Fort Bragg, the rusty maintenance yard for the number 681 Skunk Train, which began operations in 1885, is the creepiest. Train employees who work late nights on the adjacent, newly restored and active Skunk Line claim that the ghost of C. R. Johnson, founder of the railroad, lurks in the old depot.

World's Eeriest Abandoned Places

Staten Island’s Tugboat Graveyard has long intrigued—even frightened—local residents, including NYC-based photographer Chris Barreto, who grew up just a few miles away. “It took me years to build up the nerve to go,” he admits. “The immense size of the shipyard is unfathomable—row after row of ships, just waiting their turn to sink into the murky waters. The stench of rotting wood and oil is almost unbearable. It’s not a welcoming place.”Barreto is just one of the many artists…

The Hiawatha in 1938

Did we stop you?

Classic Trains magazine celebrates the 'golden years of railroading' including the North American railroad scene from the late 1920s to the late 1970s. Giant steam locomotives, colorful streamliners, great passenger trains, passenger terminals, timeworn railroad cabooses, recollections of railroaders and train-watchers.