I interpreted the title of this thread a little differently. Over the years I have posted a few pictures of my New York Central motive power. Rather than more of that here are some pics of my hometown.
Before the nationwide fast food places there was a chain of diners called DECO in the Buffalo, NY and Erie County area. Now long gone.
Teds Hots started in the early 20's and while Ted is gone his restaurants all over western New York today. Try a foot long with the works if you are ever in the area.
I spent many a Saturday here.
Growing up steam had already moved west but passenger service was provided by these.