Monday, May 2, 2016

Canadian National 47

Canadian National 47 at Steamtown, from a couple weeks ago.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Empire State Building

Today is the 85th anniversary of the opening of the Empire State Building.
Below, some undated postcards.
WTAM ad, from the Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 1, 1931.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Erie - Lackawanna C191

A couple views of EL C191 sitting near the Steamtown turntable, a couple weeks ago.

Friday, April 29, 2016

RKO Palace

75 years ago this week Ted Weems played the RKO Palace, bringing a new singer with him, Perry Como.
From The Plain Dealer, April 25, 1941.
The RKO Palace, from 1923 NVA Yearbook.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Canadian Pacific 2929

Canadian Pacific 2929, another loc rusting away at Steamtown.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Brooks-Scanlon 1

Brooks - Scanlon 1, rusting away at Steamtown.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Pittston Avenue

A look at Friday's water main break in the 200 block of Pittston Avenue.