THE CAB OF THE
C&O 614 STEAM ENGINE
Photographs by Jeff Sumberg and Ron Yee
|At the 1997 Hoboken Festival, the C&O 614 steam engine was
there under steam. You could get a look inside the cab. Jeff Sumberg brought his camera.
Take a look!
Ron Yee, a fellow Metro-North employee, brought his camera to Port Jervis in 1996 to
capture the 614 during it's maiden run. He was able to snap the picture below from a
vantage point that was not available on later trips. The old Erie Port Jervis station is
in the background.
You can click on the
thumbnails to download the larger picture.
Photo by Ron Yee
After turning the engine on the newly restored turntable
at Port Jervis, the 614 steams south to run around the train.
Photos by Jeff Sumberg:
People line up for a peek inside the cab of this
The staff from Iron Horse Enterprises was on
hand to answer questions.
A look at the engineer's controls from the
center of the cab.
Another peek at the engineer's controls with
speedometer, steam and air gauges. The small brake handle is the independent brake for the
engine only. The larger handle under the speedometer is the automatic brake for the entire
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November 10, 2010