The New York Central System was one of the greatest railways of the 20th Century. Home of the Great Steel Fleet of passenger trains
including the well known 20th Century Limited and Empire State Express. Known as The Water Level Route, it served customers between New York/Boston and Chicago, as well as many other cities in the Eastern United States. It included the Boston & Albany, Pittsburgh & Lake Erie, Peoria & Eastern, Big Four, Michigan Central, among others, as well as its Canadian divisions through Southern Ontario.