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Railroading as It Once Was: Getting a Roll by From Operator Laird at RU Tower in Sterling

In August 1977 Conrail was still running a handful of trains on the former Erie Lackawanna west of Akron. Still wearing its Reading Lines colors but patched for “CR,” this eastbound freighter is passing RU tower in Sterling and getting a roll by from operator Charlie Laird. 28 more words

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Hidden Gems at Akron Union Depot

Here are some more hidden gems from the past in Akron.

While the two wider images show detail of the Akron Union Depot somewhere between 1967 and 1970, the two close-up crops show hidden gems in the original images. 111 more words

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Railroading as it Once Was: A Youngstown Snapshot Shows How I Remember this City

In defense of the grab shot, here is one I snapped in the summer of 1975. It was one of those stop the car, jump out, point and press, so I wasn’t expecting museum quality results. 121 more words

Roger Durfee Photographs

More EL Memories From Kent

Here are two more black and white photographs from Kent. As far as I can tell, these were taken in the winter of 1967-1968.

In the top image,  I thought Erie Lackawanna No. 58 more words

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Excursion to Cover Ex-Erie Branch Line

The Buffalo, Cattaraugus & Jamestown Scenic Railroad is offering rare mileage excursions on Nov. 12 and 12 over a former Erie Railroad/Erie-Lackawanna branch line in New York state. 103 more words

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Railroading as it Once Was: Penn Central Begins to 'Invade' the Erie Lackawanna in Akron

It didn’t take long for solid sets of Penn Central power to start showing up on former Erie Lackawanna lines. The new Conrail is only a few weeks old in this April 1976 photo in Akron. 53 more words

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A Look Inside Damaged Hoboken Terminal

I took a ride to Hoboken recently to check out the terminal after the crash that happened more than two weeks ago.

The terminal partially reopened on Oct. 260 more words

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