Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley RHS
Laurel Line Slide Show DVD
Take a ride on the Laurel Line through the images of Edward S. Miller and other contributors.Our journey begins with a brief history of the line before boarding a Scranton Transit trolley to the Laurel Line’s Scranton terminal. There, we board a Laurel Line car to begin our ride to Wilkes-Barre.
Along the way, we will make many stops to view scenes of the line in operation. We will also visit the freight-only Minooka Branch on a Fan trip.This photographic journey, narrated by George Gula of the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, covers passenger service and freight service as it was in 1952 and freight only operations of 1953 and later.
It concludes with the present day Delaware Lackawanna Railroad freight and Electric City Trolley Museum operations.More than 160 images taken at various locations along the line. Color and Black & White images.
Approximately 52 minutes running time.
125th Anniversary Of Scranton's First Electric Trolley Of 1886
November 30th 2011 commemorates the 125th anniversary of Scranton's first trolley of 1886. We'll view Scranton Transit's last nine trolley lines still in operation after World War II and the Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley Railroad, better known as the "Laurel Line" from 8mm movie files of the Edward S. Miller collection.
City lines covered: Providence - Green Ridge Peoples - Green Ridge Suburban (original 1886 route) - Dunmore Suburban - Laurel Hill - Petersburg - Nay Aug Park - South Side and Nativity. Laurel Line footage covers the main line from Scranton to Wilkes Barre and the Minooka Branch from Virginia to the Minooka Industrial Park. Color and Black & White footage.
Approximately 41 minutes of running time
They are also available at:
Scranton Hobby, Scranton, PA
Trolley Museum, Scranton, PA