Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley RHS

 
 

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Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley Rail Historical Society Mission Statement:

Through fellowship, community and educational outreach to affect rail preservation and appreciation of railroad history focusing on Northeastern Pennsylvania.

 

Chapter Publishes its first book

Calendar 2013The Chapter has published its first book. It is by Frank P. Adams. The title is "The History and Railroads of North Pocono".

It is a very nice hardcover book about the North Pocono area and the railroads that ran through it.

It is 216 pages and printed in the USA.

PURCHASE BOOK

 

 

 

A Child's Christmas

One thing that we do on occasion is have a raffle to help cover the cost of operating the stations. This year's raffle was a Lionel "O" Lackawanna FM Trainmaster. Through the generosity of a friend this locomotive was donated to us. See More

 

Johnson College Builds Wooden Ornaments For Chapter

Johnson College Carpentry and Cabinentmaking Department makes full size orgaments for Chapter for use at Moscow Station.

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Holiday Raffle Winner

The lucky winner of the 2107 Holiday Train Raffle is Steve Klem of Olyphant, PA. Congratulations to Mr. Klem.

The prize was a Lionel O gauge Fairbanks-Morse Trainmaster diesel locomotive painted for the Lackawanna Railroad.

Thanks to all who purchased raffle tickets, the proceeds of which will help maintain the Moscow Stations.

 

Sentimental Journey Slide Show

Our annual slide show was held at the Dupont Host Company. Web Album

 

Picnic Held At Moscow Station

The Chapter recently held its Annual Picnic Meeting at Moscow Station. The grounds surrounding the Station and Freight House are beautiful. It is a nice place for a picnic, in some historic Lackawanna Railroad buildings. Web Album

2018 Calendar

The Chapter's 2018 Calendar.As an annual project and fund raiser, the Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley Rail Historical Society puts together a calendar, featuring photographs of local rail lines. The photos are from the collections of members of the chapters. Everything from steam, traction and interurban, diesels and local landmarks have been in past calenders as well as some current photos. 2018 Calendar

 

Moscow Freight Station Repainted

Through a grant, the Chapter has had the Moscow Freight Station repainted into its orignal color scheme. The vintage DL&W building has went from a reddish brown to a handsome green wth red trim. Other improvements are planned. Repainted Freight Station

 

Laurel Line Slide Show / 125th Anniversary of Trolley Car DVDs

The Chapter's has released 2 DVD's. One is a Slideshow on DVD of Ed Miller's photography. The other is for the 125th Anniversary of Scranton's First Electric Trolley Car of 1886. This DVD features the films of Ed Miller. You can order these online or at Scranton Hobby, Scranton, the Trolley Museum, Scranton, PA. More Information

 

Sample Of Chapter Activities

Chapter Members are involved in many different activities. Some things Chapter Members enjoy are :

  • Working at events at Moscow Station.
  • Model Railroading
  • Enjoying a movie or slideshow at a meeting.
  • Photography of railroad related subjects.
 
 

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