Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Reading 467

A few views of Reading 467 at Steamtown, from Saturday afternoon.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Lackawanna 664

Lackawanna 664 at the Steamtown yard on Saturday morning.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Armed Forces Day Parade

A few views of yesterday's Armed Forces Day parade in downtown Scranton.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Ticket Counter

Ticket counter display at Steamtown, from last month.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Erie-Lackawanna 2

EL business car 2 was recently purchased by the Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad, so it looks like we'll be seeing much more of EL@ in the months to come.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ten Years

Tuesday marked the 10th anniversary of this blog.
Doesn't seem like it's been that long.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Adams Avenue

Adams Avenue, looking north from Spruce Street last month.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Best Years of Our Lives

We watched The Best Years of Our Lives the other day, still one of the greatest pictures ever made.
 From Film Daily, November 18, 1946.
 Goldwyn four-walled this picture, in Cleveland it ran at the Lower Mall and the University at advanced prices. From The Plain Dealer, April 4, 1947.
From The Plain Dealer, May 20, 1947.
From Box Office, April 19, 1947.
From Box Office, May 24, 1947.
From Variety, January 7, 1948.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Spruce Street

Spruce Street looking east and west from Wyoming Avenue a couple weeks ago.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Under the New Bridge

A couple views under the new Harrison Avenue bridge, from last week.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

High and Dry

High and Dry at the Euclid Avenue Opera House, from The Plain Dealer, May 23, 1920. This was about two years before the Opera House was razed for a Kresge store.

Lackawanna County Courthouse

Lackawanna County Courthouse on a bleak Saturday morning a couple weeks ago.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Oversize Load

We spotted these modules for the new Jessup power plant along Ridge Row on Sunday, today they're gone.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Step Falls

Step Falls on Sunday afternoon, sure got a lot greener down here over the last couple weeks.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Harrison Avenue Bridge Project

A few views of the ongoing Harrison Avenue bridge replacement project from Sunday afternoon. It looks like a lot of progress has been made over the last few weeks.