Filmed by David J, Kreines on several visits 1955-56, CINCINNATI STEAM CLASSICS takes you the Queen City when New York Central and Baltimore and Ohio were still running steam locomotives on some of their passenger trains and Norfolk & Western was 100% steam.
You'll find NYC Hudsons and Mohawks, B&O Pacific's in several classes and N&W J class 4-8-4s. Trains include NYC "James Whitcomb Riley", "Queen City", "Chicago Express" and more plus B&O's "Cincinnati", "238" and others. N&W's "Cavalier" is found on several occasions, all with the famous J class. Also, On May 5, 1956, a Ky Derby Special departs with L&N M1 class 2-8-4 1960, the only day L&N ever ran those trains with the M1's.
In Part 2, you'll visit NYC Steam freight operations in Cincinnati with 4-8-2 Mohawks, 2-8-2 Mikados handled freight assignments and 0-6-0 and 0-8-0 switchers worked the three yards.
Narrated by Danny Harmon.
64 minutes. All Color. Authentic sound. Narrated or Un-narrated viewing. Chapters. Previews of 5 other shows included. Item no. 060