Moderator: Otto Vondrak
StLouSteve wrote:Did the NYC 999 steamer pass through Rochester in the 1960s? I seem to recall it was a guest at the 64 Worlds Fair in NYC and have seen pictures of it on the Hell Gate Bridge. If so, it would have been another steamer to pass through our area since the end of regular steam in addition to the Freedom Train in 1976.The 999 was displayed at the Atlantic Avenue engine house in Rochester in June 1953. I don't know whether it made a return visit in the 60's or not.