Thursday, September 3, 2015

Stourbridge Line

The Stourbridge Line operates nine miles of former Erie trackage between Honesdale and Hawley, running weekend excursions. The locomotive, a BL 2, was built by EMD in April 1949 for Bangor & Aroostook.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Japan Surrenders

70 years ago today, aboard the USS Missouri the Japs formally surrendered, formally ending the Second World War.

"Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always. These proceedings are closed!" General Douglas MacArthur at the close of the surrender ceremony.
General MacArthur aboard the USS Missouri
Japanese representative signing the surrender document.
U.S. planes fly over the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay at the close of the ceremony.
Cleveland Plain Dealer, September 2, 1945.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Gouldsboro Station

A few views of the Lackawanna Station at Gouldsboro, MP 112.89, built in 1907.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Delaware-Lackawanna 2461

Delaware-Lackawanna 2461 departing Steamtown yesterday afternoon with the Moscow excursion.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

D&H Gravity Railroad Car

The Eclipse, D&H number 9 on display at the Wayne County Historical Society. This car was used to transport passengers on the D&H gravity between Honesdale and Carbondale from about 1880 until 1898.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

East Stroudsburg Municipal Building

A view of the East Stroudsburg municipal building.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Gravity Park

A few views of Gravity Park in Carbondale. This park was established in 1913 to commemorate the Delaware and Hudson's gravity railroad which passed through this site.