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Not What it Seems

It may look like an Erie Lackawanna locomotive, but in reality this F7A was originally built in February 1953 for the Bessemer & Lake Erie. 136 more words

Railfanning News And Features

Sleuthing to Solve a Historical Mystery

Historical artifacts don’t always come with much explanation of their past. Such was the case with this train bulletin board that is mounted on a wall of the Midwest Railway Preservation Society roundhouse in Cleveland. 729 more words

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Your Ticket From Akron Has Been Punched

I purchased some unused Erie-Lackawanna tickets and decided to have a little fun in honor of the Akron Railroad Club.

Using an EL punch (purchased from an old EL employee), I produced a one way ticket from Akron to Hoboken, New Jersey. 32 more words

Railfanning News And Features

Used to be a Yard Here

The Erie Railroad once had a large yard, roundhouse and shops in Kent. All of that is gone now and has been for many years. 169 more words

Railfanning News And Features

Durfee 'Pulls the Pin' on Railroad Career

Akron Railroad Club member Roger Durfee recently announced his retirement from Norfolk Southern, bringing to a close a railroad career that begin in early 1998 on Conrail… 269 more words

Norfolk Southern

In the Latest ARRC eBulletin

The March 2018 issue of the Akron Railroad Club eBulletin features a story about ARRC President Craig Sanders’ quest to “find” the Erie Lackawanna.

It is a fallen flag railroad that he never saw in person during its 1960-1976 lifetime because he never lived in an areas served by the EL. 88 more words

Akron Railroad Club News

Cars that excited me when I was a kid

When I was a kid in Houston racing down to the tracks to watch an ATSF, BN, SP, Rock Island, MP and MKT freight train roll by, “foreign” cars sometimes really sparked my imagination.  362 more words