Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley RHS


Special Notice

Please visit this site for information about Special Events, Excursions, etc and to purchase tickets for them.



Monthly Programs

Program Listing

June Program : Edward J. Kaspriske: The New River Trains: circa 1993 and 1994. Featuring the Nickel Plate Road 765 and Milwaukee Road 261.

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.





Greater Pittston Rail History

Program by Ed Philbin, Norm Barrett & Tony Verbayla Sr. (L&WV Chapter Menbers) at Duryea Borough Building. May 20, 6PM. Program Flyer


America's Locomotive Spring Mixer

Join the 3713 Project Team for relaxing evening in support of America's Locomotive, the B&M 3713. Spring Mixer Flyer


Erie Limited "Limited"

The L&WV Chapter of the NRHS invites you to join us for a ride along the historic Erie Honesdale Branch. Power for the 50-mile round trip will be the Stourbridge Line's rare EMD BL-2 class locomotive, number 54. All proceeds from this excursion will benefit the restoration efforts of B&M 3713 at Steamtown NHS. Erie Limited "Limited" More Information


2017 Calendar

The Chapter's 2016 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. 2017 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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