For untold decades this bridge has spanned the Mahoning River just west of Leavittsburg carrying trains of the Erie, Erie Lackawanna, Conrail and Ohio Central railroads. 212 more words
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Happy Thanksgiving from the Erie Lackawanna. It’s a cloudy afternoon in September 1968 and the EL has run a true mixed lash up into Akron. EL 2454, 7393, 6322, 862, 809, 811, and one unidentified E8 peek from below the East Thornton Street bridge.
Photograph by Robert Farkas
In one of my usual quests to catch Norfolk Southern heritage units, I ventured to the area north of Youngstown on Nov. 16.
A stone train bound for Lordstown was making its way from the quarry to the “45″ stone yard in Lordstown. 632 more words
What a difference that 40 plus years make. Here is one of Akron railfan favorite spots near Voris Street. Erie Lackawanna No. 2505 heads up a four unit lash-up waiting to go back to its train in the late 1960s/early 1970s. 31 more words