The period reflected in the photographs presented here of the 20th century Michigan Central (NYC) spans 30 years, a company in various stages of transition from the 1940s through the early Penn Central years.
The period spanned the administrations of Gustav Metzman, William White, Robert Young, and Alfred Perlman, and each of these men was leading a company which was in trouble, despite outward appearances. Emery Gulash was trackside in these years to record in color these last decades of the Michigan Central.
Lots of passenger trains pulled by both steam and diesel locomotives. Rail Diesel Cars, Lightning Stripe paint, and some cigar band paint diesels fill out the pages.
Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in., all Color photographs with captions.