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Venerable PRR Cabin Car Makes Last Run

A last minute invite found me in Minerva, Ohio, last Friday to join a few friends on a “last run” of sorts. An employee of OhiRail owns former Pennsylvania Railroad cabin car 478033 and needs to have it off the property due to a major increase in business that requires that all track space be made available. 127 more words

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Renovation of ex-EL Caboose Finished

The Conrail Historical Society has completed renovating former Erie Lackawanna caboose 21165 and placed it on display.

Overall, volunteers spent seven years working on the car, which included replacing the oil stove with a coal burning stove, replacing the original worn out wheels with new wheels, cleaning and repairing the interior of the car, replacing the brake shoes on the car with all-new shoes. 93 more words

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Conrail Historical Group Restoring Caboose

A former Erie Lackawanna C-368 caboose is getting a coat of Conrail blue courtesy of the Conrail Historical Society.

The car was originally Conrail N7E caboose No. 119 more words

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Spring Opening

I’m back among the living or at least among the functional/mobile. Which means JB (Junior Brakeman) and I can stop by our friendly neighborhood steam train for a ride. 173 more words

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