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Railroading as it Once Was: Former E Units of the EL Kept A Clean Face Until the End of Service

Even towards the end of its corporate existence the Erie Lackawanna tried to keep up a good image.

Case in point is this set of tired E units getting pushed through the wash rack at Marion in 1975. 83 more words

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Railroading as it Once Was: Some Strange Bedfellows Showed up in Early Conrail Days

There were some strange bedfellows in Conrail’s first year or two as the newly merged railroad was leasing anything it could beg, borrow, or even steal for a day or two. 82 more words

Roger Durfee Photographs

Chasing Erie Ghosts, Alcos in Meadville

A while back after the conclusion of a chase of a train on the former Bessemer & Lake Erie, my friend Adam and I drove over to Meadville, Pennsylvania. 413 more words

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Generations Apart

Here is some Erie Lackawanna heritage that is generations apart. The top photo of the Lackawanna heritage unit of Norfolk Southern was made in July 2016 at Macedonia while the bottom photo is from April 1976 in Akron. 37 more words

Norfolk Southern

The Evolution of Service on an Ex-Erie Line

With your current theme of then and now, I thought you might like to see action through Fair Lawn, New Jersey, over the years.

All pictures are at Radburn Station and were made between 1975 and 2015. 110 more words

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Railroading as it Once Was: Early Conrail Colors on the Former Erie Lackawanna Mainline in Akron

With U25B bookends, this colorful set of power heads east on the former Erie in Akron in July 1978. Most of the old buildings behind the train are gone now and all will be gone soon to make way for a highway project. 15 more words

Roger Durfee Photographs

Some B&O on the Erie in New York

I was looking through the latest issue of the Akron Railroad Club eBulletin and saw something on Page 10 that really struck me.

There is a photograph of Baltimore & Ohio No. 104 more words

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