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: Nickel Plate 2-8-4 No. 765 pulling a northbound Allentown to Pittston excursion through Penobscot Yard in August 2015. (Color)
JAN: Delaware Lackawanna & Western streamlined Pacific (4-6-2) approaching Scranton's Lackawanna Station overlooking the Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley terminal in Scranton in the 1940's. (B & W)
FEB: Erie Lackawanna GP-7 No. 1226, still in Erie paint scheme, near Lehigh Valley’s Coxton Tower at Pittston Junction in 1964. (Color)
MAR: CNJ SD-35 No. 2507 and FM H-24-66 Trainmasters Nos. 2407 & 2408 eastbound approaching the beginning of joint CNJ/LV trackage at Laurel Run in January, 1966 , with remains of recent CNJ/LV head on collision trackside. (B & W).
APR: Wilkes-Barre Railway Corporation No. 772 on an Electric Railroaders Association /National Railway Historical Society excursion along the Hanover Line in 1947. (Color)
MAY: Erie Lackawanna NW-2 pulling a local Conrail freight across the Jessup Branch viaduct in Dunmore in 1976. (Color)
JUNE: Scranton Transit Company No. 413 resting outside the company car barn along Providence Road in Scranton in 1953. (Color)
JULY: New York Ontario and Western FT’s Nos. 821 & 803 and F-3’s pulling a train through Lehigh Valley’s Coxton Yard near Pittston in 1955. (Color)
AUG: NYS&W B-40 No. 4008, Boston & Maine GP-40 No. 330, a GP-39-2 and another B-40 operating on the Delaware & Hudson under an I.C.C. directed service order in Avoca in 1988. (Color)
SEPT. Lehigh Valley FA-1 A-B-B-A set Nos. 538, 535, 539, and 541 crossing the DL&W Bloomsburg Division at the beginning of the LV Mountain Cutoff in Duryea in 1955. (B & W)
OCT Penn Central GP-38 No. 8062 and two other units pulling D&H train RW-7 southbound through Dupont in1975. (Color)
NOV: Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad FT No. 652A and a B unit assist 4-8-4 No. 1621 along Ridge Row in Scranton in 1947. (B & W)
DEC: Delaware Lackawanna C-420 No. 405 pulling an Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society Holiday train into Moscow Station in December, 2014. (Color)
EXTRA 1 Philadelphia Suburban Transit #80 operating for the Electric City Trolley Museum approaching the Spruce Street Complex and the Radisson Hotel at the former DL&W station. (Color)
EXTRA 2 Picture of industrial area, consisting of many meat packing companies , along Mifflin Avenue north of Lackawanna Avenue in Scranton in 1940’s. ( B & W)
The 2018 calendar sells for $ 10.00 postpaid via first class mail. The price includes shipping and handling and applicable taxes.
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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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