This title starts out with the early history of the division with wood burning steamers and continues all the way through current Metro North service. Photographs include a selection of locomotives, trains, depots, bridges and scenes. There is a color section with most equipment painted in Penn Central colors and some NYC steam and diesel photographs plus others.
Contents:New York & Harlem Railroad, pp. 11-19,Grand Central Station in 1900, pp. 20-24,Harlem Division, New York Central, pp. 25-32,Harlem Division, Electrification, pp. 33-92,Lake Mahopac Branch, pp. 93-120,Putnam Junction Yard, Brewster, pp. 121-166,The Rutland Milk, pp. 167-190,Boston & Albany's Hudson Branch, pp. 191-226,Harlem Trains to North Adams, pp. 227-238,Last Chatham Train, pp. 239-240,Harlem Line Color Album, pp. 241-272,Some Putnam Division Classics (select photographs), pp. 273-301,Acknowledgements, Contributors, Sources, Final Photographs, pp. 302-304.
Stony Clove and Catskill Mountain Press, hardcover, 304 pages, maps, diagrams, timetable reproductions.