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Classic Beauty: The Erie E8 #833 @ Port Jervis, NY

Erie E8 #833 @ Port Jervis, NY

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Erie Railroad Mile Markers…. Get Up, Get Out And Go Shoot Em’ While You Still Can

Like so many vestiges of 20th century railroading that are vanishing, the original Erie Railroad mile markers along Norfolk Southern‘s New York Southern Tier line are fading into history. The concrete, obelisk shaped markers were engraved with “JC” and a number. The digit denotes the mileage from the Erie’s Pavonia Avenue Terminal in Jersey City, […]

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Erie-Lackawanna SD45-2 Heritage Unit #1700 @ Mertztown, Pa.

The Erie Lackawanna SD45-2 Heritage Unit #1700 was a big enough celebrity when it was released from the Altoona paint shops and became an even bigger celebrity when it broke down shortly thereafter while on Norfolk Southern Train 34A. For days it sat in Mertztown, Pa. and was photographed hundreds of times. Today it was […]

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Erie Heritage Unit #1058 @ Marysville, Pa.

Erie Heritage Unit #1058 Eastbound @ Marysville, Pa. on August 22, 2015 with Norfolk Southern Train 22W

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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‚Äôs 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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