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Sunday Train Summary #3: Seasons Change

<<<< Last Summary     Next Summary >>>> Seasons Change…. The changing of the seasons from summer to fall is always an interesting and exciting time in the Northeast. Leaves turn various shades of yellow, red and orange just before they fall to the ground (I wonder if that’s why it’s called ‘fall?’), and everybody gears […]

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Sunday Train Summary #2: Stacks, Racks, Looking Back And Lots Of Foreign Power

I know it’s a little late to be talking about September but since this is only the second volume of this commentary (and the last volume focused mainly on the changing of the D&H over to the NS) I still think it’s worth mentioning that September was a heck of a month for railfans here […]

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Sunday Train Summary #1: Changing Of The Guard (Again) In Northeast Pa.

Next Summary >>>> So after nearly a year since it was announced, the highly awaited (and in many cases anticipated) changeover of the CP/D&H Sunbury Subdivision to the hands of the Norfolk Southern has finally taken place…. The change (which was originally supposed to happen back in August on the 15th) is probably the most […]

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The Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Experience

The Experience Of A Passenger Train: In the 1880s, the predecessors of the Erie Lackawanna (along with America’s other major railroads) provided some of the best meals in the country in its fleet of dining cars. The ability to serve hundreds of passengers three meals a day while traveling at speeds up to 80 miles […]

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