Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley RHS
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.
This calendar, contains a mixture of color and black & white photos.
COVER: Erie Lackawanna A-B-B-A set of F-7’s with train No. 241 westbound through Shickshinny on the Bloomsburg branch in May 1975. (Color)
JAN: Central Railroad of New Jersey RSD-4 No. 1605 at Mc Alpine Street crossingin Avoca September 4, 1955. (Color)
FEB: Delaware Lackawanna & Western 0-6-0 No. 40 along Green Ridge Street in Scranton early 1900’s. (B & W)
MAR: Lehigh Valley Railroad Alco C-420’s No. 414 and 405 with Apollo-2 on a detour move at New Milford, PA on the Erie Lackawanna in September, 1975. (Color).
APR: Erie Railroad GP-7’s Nos 1216, 1212, 1220, and 1214 with train AY 98 near Main Street crossing in Moosic on July 2, 1955. (Color)
MAY: Pennsylvania Railroad GP-35 No 2256 and Alco RS-36 No 2426 at Buttonwood yard south of Wilkes-Barre on September 1965. (Color)
JUNE: American Freedom Train No. 1, ex Reading T-1 No. 2101, crossing Bridge 60 in Scranton on July, 1976. (B & W)
JULY: Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley No. 39 waits for freight motor No. 402 in Little Virginia on December 28, 1952 (Color)
AUG: Delaware & Hudson Railroad RS-11 No. 5004 along with 2 RS-3’s and an additional RS-11 with a northbound train under the Butler Street bridge in Wilkes-Barre in October, 1962. (Color)
SEPT. Boston & Maine GP-39-2 No. 353, a GP-38-2 No 202, and two GP-39-2’s pull Delaware & Hudson train over Conrail freight ALCG near the US 11 overpass near Dupont. (Color)
OCT: Wilkes-Barre Railway Company No. 734 inbound on the Plains line at the intersection of Washington and East Main Streets in Wilkes-Barre on September 2, 1939. (B & W)
NOV: Delaware Lackawanna Railroad Alco M-630 and three other units with the Pocono grain train passing the newly repainted Moscow freight house in 2015. ( Color)
DEC: Scranton Transit Company No. 505 in the 400 block of Lackawanna Avenue in Scranton in the early 1940’s. (Color)
EXTRA 1: Former Chapter member Ed Miller posing at private residence in Nicholson, PA in 1962 that was the former Northern Electric passenger station. (Color)
EXTRA 2: Lackawanna Iron and Coal Company store at Lackawanna Avenue, Ridge Row, and Jefferson Avenue in Scranton in 1900. ( B & W)
The 2017 calendar is available at $ 9.00 postpaid via first class mail. The price includes shipping and handling and applicable taxes.
Purchase of this calendar helps the Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley Railway Historical Society accomplish many goals. We are donating books on local railroad history to public libraries throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. We hope to continue the donation of books and videos as long as there are quality materials available to do so. We are also considering the publication of a video of local rail history.
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