15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
New York Central Brakeman

The railroad yards were the last vestige of a once thriving railroad in New York City. Now the railroad workers are attacked by gangs, and the broken down equipment in a dangerous condition. Some of the people who work the yards remember the railroad in its heyday when immaculate name trains were serviced in the yards.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2015
Date Uploaded: 06.2017
Photo Location: New York City, New York, United States of America
Copyright: © Conrad Saya Reina