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by DelcoRR
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: New Jersey Railfan
Topic: Ocean City, NJ - Whats left
Replies: 21
Views: 9792

Re: Ocean City, NJ - Whats left

The 10th Street Station was restored last year,,, even the turret,, missing since the 1940's,, was replaced too !!!! http://www.shorenewstoday.com/ocean_city/newly-renovated-transportation-center-reopens-in-ocean-city/article_7823d843-bc3c-5755-9f90-2309bf560e78.html" onclick="window.open(this.href)...
by DelcoRR
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: New Jersey Railfan
Topic: Ocean City, NJ - Whats left
Replies: 21
Views: 9792

Re: Ocean City, NJ - Whats left

Some pics from 2014..
1: 10th Street Station
2: Haven Ave
3: looking north from about 48th St
by DelcoRR
Mon May 22, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Pennsylvania Railroad
Topic: Newtown Square Branch
Replies: 8
Views: 8133

Re: Newtown Square Branch

Excursion train in 1939 on the trestle near Bryn Mawr Ave in Newtown Square.. https://www.flickr.com/photos/barrigerlibrary/15602635144/in/album-72157645167601967/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; https://www.flickr.com/photos/barrigerlibrary/16037675520/in/album-72157645167601967/" on...
by DelcoRR
Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Pennsylvania Railroad
Topic: GG1's on the West Chester Branch?
Replies: 24
Views: 12421

Re: GG1's on the West Chester Branch?

Another WWII era photo of a GG-1 powered commuter train on the WC Branch... Here one is using lots of sand too get started on the curve by the siding leading to the Swarthmore College powerhouse... {1944} {special in local paper}
by DelcoRR
Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Pennsylvania Railroad
Topic: GG1's on the West Chester Branch?
Replies: 24
Views: 12421

Re: GG1's on the West Chester Branch?

GG-1 #4903 heads west on a rush-hour commuter train at Swarthmore Station in the early 1940's..
by DelcoRR
Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Reading Company
Topic: Reading Terminal - 30 years after the last train
Replies: 6
Views: 4890

Re: Reading Terminal - 30 years after the last train

Also from 11/6/1984...
by DelcoRR
Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Reading Company
Topic: Reading Terminal - 30 years after the last train
Replies: 6
Views: 4890

Re: Reading Terminal - 30 years after the last train

A few photos from my one and only day inside the old Terminal ,,, Nov 6, 1984 ,,, Last day of scheduled service...
by DelcoRR
Wed Jul 15, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines
Topic: Tracks Exposed at Cape May Point
Replies: 2
Views: 7356

Re: Tracks Exposed at Cape May Point

Was very interesting to see …. they were covered up in only a few weeks … {11/2014}
by DelcoRR
Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: Newtown Line
Replies: 177
Views: 32472

Re: Newtown Line

"The Gulch" ,, site of the 1922 head~on collision that killed 27, injured over 70 more...
by DelcoRR
Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:23 pm
Forum: Pennsylvania Railroad
Topic: PRR Specials to Army-Navy Football Games (borrowed cars)
Replies: 4
Views: 5067

Re: PRR Specials to Army-Navy Football Games (borrowed cars)

I have often read that the last GG1 used for a Army-Navy game special was the Amtrak 906 in 1975,, (photo)... But I recently came across this photo(link) of the restored(in 1977) GG1 # 4935 being used in 1979... The location seems right,, with I-95 right there. Anyone know when the overhead electric...
by DelcoRR
Sat Jun 22, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Pennsylvania Railfan
Topic: B&O Crum Creek Branch/Leiper Rail Road
Replies: 1
Views: 1803

Re: B&O Crum Creek Branch/Leiper Rail Road

This is the old underpass of the PRR tracks near the old Balwin plant in Eddystone,PA
I will post more pics when i figure out how to do that here... :/

http://picture.abandonedrails.com/vf4908lr.jpg
by DelcoRR
Sat Jun 22, 2013 3:43 pm
Forum: Pennsylvania Railfan
Topic: B&O Crum Creek Branch/Leiper Rail Road
Replies: 1
Views: 1803

B&O Crum Creek Branch/Leiper Rail Road

The B&O Crum Creek Branch, formerly the Leiper Rail Road, was a relatively short line but had some historical significance. The B&O purchased the line from the Leiper family who had built the line in 1850's to service several stone quarries they owned along Crum Creek. The railroad replaced a canal ...
by DelcoRR
Fri Jun 21, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: Restaurants at RRD stations.
Replies: 41
Views: 4972

Re: Restaurants at RRD stations.

It has been at least 10 years since I've last taken a train on the Media/Elwyn Line, but I remember Swarthmore station having some sort of cafe or coffee shop. There was a little coffee shop there till the late 90's {Jumping Cow cafe??? I think}.,, The station was refurbished by an architect firm a...
by DelcoRR
Fri Mar 15, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: Pennsylvania Railroad
Topic: Newtown Square Branch
Replies: 8
Views: 8133

Re: Newtown Square Branch

The photo in the 2nd link of the above post is of the Media-Elwyn Line{Phila & West Chester RR} crossing Crum Creek by Swarthmore College The steel trestle replaced a wooden trestle built on the original stone supports.. A 3rd structure, all steel, was built in the 20th century ,, The old stone colu...

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