Tags » Erie Lackawanna

It Didn't Get Much Better than This on the EL

It was the dark and cloudy afternoon on April 6, 1968, and I was getting ready to head home. In the distance I heard one last train. 59 more words

Railfanning News And Features

Tracks and tunes

Thanks to my Dad, I’ve always had an interest in trains. When I was a kid, my father would take me down to the rail yard in Lowell and we’d walk along the spurs, checking out freight cars from far-flung places: Railbox, Wisconsin Central, Ciment Quebec, Baltimore and Ohio, Canadian National, Erie Lackawanna. 411 more words


The EL Mystique

“Love lost, such a cost

Give me things that won’t get lost.

Like a coin that won’t be tossed

Rolling home to you.”

Old Man – Neil Young… 784 more words

Railfanning News And Features

More new Power on the CH&FR

The CH&FR Museum just acquired an EMD E8 in Erie Lackawanna paint (a nice match to its F7!), which will be used on passenger excursions.  This is especially nice since now the passenger cars will have power and heat provided by the locomotive’s steam generator! 47 more words