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Railroading as it Once Was: Another Day at Work on the Erie Lackawanna at McCoy Street Yard

Today the Akron Railroad Club blog launches a new feature that will spotlight photographs made by club member Roger Durfee that present railroading as it once was. 90 more words

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One Summer Day in Kent Not all that Long Ago

I have a hard time thinking of something that occurred in the first decade of the 21st century as having been a long time ago. 405 more words

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EL E Units Still Had Work to Do Pulling Trailer Trains After the Passenger Trains had Ended

Erie Lackawanna Nos. 820 and 814 head an eastbound trailer train through Akron on Jan. 21, 1973. No longer needed for passenger power, the E-units were sometimes found on trailer trains. 15 more words

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For One Fleeting Moment

While Thomas Wolfe has written that “you can’t go home again,” sometimes you can get close. All of my morning plans got put aside this past Saturday when I learned that the Lackawanna heritage unit was out of New Castle and running west on CSX. 158 more words

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Yes, Snow is Coming Sooner Rather Than Later

With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away winter can’t be far behind. As I write this, Northeast Ohio has had a string of days with temperatures reaching into the 60s. 148 more words

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Relics of the Erie

I was hiking on the Portage County Hike and Bike trail recently on a nice fall day. The sun was out and the leaves were at their peak color. 487 more words

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Coming Full Circle With NS 1700 and the EL

I had been in the Altoona, Pennsylvania, area over the weekend of Oct. 17/18 and had planned on photographing the first excursion runs of the Everett No. 303 more words

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