Monday, December 31, 2012

Step Falls

Step Falls as seen from the Harrison Avenue bridge, yesterday morning.

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Nay Aug Falls

Nay Aug Falls this morning.

Nay Aug Park

Nay Aug Park this morning.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Lackawanna Avenue

Lackawanna Avenue looking east this morning.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Electric City Trolley

Last run of the season, Philadelphia Suburban 76 at the south end of Laurel Line tunnel, last Saturday afternoon.




Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Delaware - Lackawanna 211

Delaware - Lackawanna 211 on Bridge 60 last Saturday morning.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Merry Christmas

Liberty magazine, December 23, 1939.


Monday, December 24, 2012

Cleveland: Merry Christmas

Cover of Erie magazine, December 1959. Seen are the Soldiers and Sailors monument, and Cleveland Union Terminal.

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Nay Aug Falls

Nay Aug Falls this morning, with fisherman added.

Nay Aug Park

Davis trail in Nay Aug Park this morning.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012

Steamtown

Steamtown last Saturday morning, things are slowing down here for the winter, but there's still one last day of trolley service for the year.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Electric City Trolley

Philadelphia Suburban 76 at the south end of Laurel Line tunnel, last Saturday afternoon. The last runs for the year are next Saturday, December 22.



Heading for the Stafford Avenue bridge.


Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Lionel 1033

Instructions for the Lionel 1033 transformer, these are also good for the Lionel 1044.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Delaware - Lackawanna Railroad

 Looking east from the Steamtown mall walkway last Saturday morning.
Looking west.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Step Falls

Step Falls from the Harrison Avenue bridge, yesterday morning.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Nay Aug Falls

Nay Aug Falls this morning.

Geese Flying South

Geese are flying south for the winter, these seem to be off to a late start.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Delaware - Lackawanna 4103

Delaware - Lackawanna 4103 at Steamtown last Saturday morning. This RS-3 was built by ALCO for the Delaware & Hudson in September 1952.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Nay Aug Falls & Elmhurst Boulevard

 Abandoned stretch of Nay Aug Falls & Elmhurst Boulevard in Nay Aug Park, just above Nay Aug tunnel.
Stonework supporting the roadway.

Nay Aug Park

The treehouse looking rather bleak at this time of year.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Electric City Trolley

Philadelphia Suburban 76 at Steamtown boarding platform on Saturday morning.

Stafford Meadow Brook

Stafford Meadow Brook, looking downstream from near Laurel Line tunnel in South Scranton.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Nay Aug Falls

Nay Aug Falls this morning.

Friday, December 7, 2012

Steamtown

Canadian National 3254 departing Steamtown last Saturday morning. View is from the mall walkway.

Cleveland: Leo's Casino

Leo's Casino ad from the Cleveland Press, November 22, 1967. The Otis Redding show on December 9th was his last, he was killed in a plane crash the next day.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Roaring Brook

Looking upstream from the Nay Aug Park footbridge, last Sunday morning.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Dave Brubeck at the Allen Theatre

Dave Brubeck at the Allen, February 17th 1973. There was also a private party at the Palace that night. My clearest memory of this was running back and forth down Euclid Avenue a bunch of times. I do recall seeing Brubeck from a seat in the balcony for awhile.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Lehigh Valley 414

Lehigh Valley 414 at Steamtown last Saturday morning. This was built by ALCO in December 1964.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Canadian National 3254

A few from yesterday, Canadian National 3254 eastbound near Luna Park with the last excursion of the year.





Sunday, December 2, 2012

Nay Aug Falls

Nay Aug Falls this morning.

Step Falls

Step Falls from the Harrison Avenue bridge this morning.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Electric City Trolley With Santa Claus


The Electric City Trolley Museum with be having Santa on the trolley for the next few weekends. The times for the excursions are different then during the summer. Dates and times are as follows: 
Saturday & Sundays Dec. 1st & 2nd, Dec. 8th & 9th, Dec 15th & 16th & Saturday Dec. 22nd.
Departure times from Steamtown boarding platform are: 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM and 3:30 PM.

 From last Saturday, at Brady Yard, the new University of Scranton science building looms in the background.

Heading south through Brady Yard.