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Added June 2009 - April, 2011 - scroll down for the VINTAGE galleries ):
The vintage galleries are in chronological order, starting with the oldest first.
BERA - Shoreline Trolley Museum, East Haven, CT (5/16/09) - Page 1
BERA - Shoreline Trolley Museum, East Haven, CT (5/16/09) - Page 2
Tracks - Trolley track reminders (5/17-18/09), NJ & Ridgewood, NY
Red Hook - (5/20/09) Remnants of Bob Diamond's
short experiment reinstating streetcars in Brooklyn, NY
Steamtown 1 - (5/23/09) Scranton, PA museum,
including the re-instated portion of the L&WV trolley line - Page 1
Steamtown 2 - (5/23/09) Scranton, PA museum,
including the re-instated portion of the L&WV trolley line - Page 2
This page also has six photos taken at Binghamton, NY of the former DL&W station area.
Central of Georgia Savannah Roundhouse - June 2009 - Photos from the "Roundhouse Railway Museum"
Central of Georgia Savannah Terminal - June 2009 - Photos from the Central of Georgia Savannah Terminal
Steamtown / Lackawanna Coal Mine - August 2010 - Additional photos taken at these sites in 2010
Laurel Line Remnants - September - December 2010 - L&WV remnants, north of Wilkes-Barre, PA, see below for more from 2012
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway - Part I - November 20, 2010 - Photos from this tourist line based in Jim Thorpe, PA
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway - Part II - November 20, 2010 - Photos from this tourist line based in Jim Thorpe, PA
Tamaqua, PA restored Reading Railroad station & vicinity - November 20, 2010 - Photos from this station and grounds
Steamtown - April 2011 - More Steamtown photos taken in 2011
Laurel Line Remnants - Avoca Viaduct - February 26, 2012 - L&WV remnants, Avoca Viaduct - before demolition of remaining abutments
See the Fall Photo Collection page: Wilkes-Barre area - Part I - 10/23/11 (under the "Sights & Scenes" link)
for photos of the Huber Breaker and an abandoned CNJ rail bridge (with tracks), both in Ashley, PA.
Vintage galleries added in 2009:
Strasburg RR 1970 - Three vintage photos of the Strasburg Rail Road in 1970
California Western RR - Vintage B&W photos of the CW from the summer of 1974
Museum shots 1974-75 - Virginia & Truckee (Nevada) & a few others on display in the West
California Railway Museum (Part 1) - Photos from the Rio Vista museum, January, 1976
California Railway Museum (Part 2) - Photos from the Rio Vista museum, January, 1976
Steamtown (Scranton, PA) October, 1987 - More photos from the museum in its more classic days.
Southern tourist sites, 1988-2004 - The Chattanooga "Choo-Choo" (ex-Southern) station/trolley & Dollywood (steam) in Tennessee.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic, April, 1991 - A few views of this narrow gauge steam line at Antonito, Colorado.
Eureka Springs & North Arkansas, April, 1993 - A tourist line in northern Arkansas.
Tweetsie Railroad, Summer, 2005 - Narrow gauge steam at a theme park near Boone, NC.
NYC Transit Museum, July, 2007 - Vintage subway cars & exhibits in an actual former subway station in Brooklyn, NY.
That's all for now... this is tentatively the end of my current collection...
I hope to post newer sets in the future & possibly more vintage sets if more are discovered...
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