The Steam Era on the LAL (1964-1977)

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The Steam Era on the LAL (1964-1977)

Post by Otto Vondrak » Sun May 31, 2009 2:05 pm

I'm working on a project, was wondering if anyone out there has any photos or recollections of the "Steam Era" on the LAL. Does anyone have samples of any brochures or tickets issued by the LAL when passenger excursions were offered?

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Re: The Steam Era on the LAL (1964-1977)

Post by TB Diamond » Sun May 31, 2009 9:43 pm

Otto:

Have both a 1966 and a 1975 timetable/brochure. Have several photos of No. 38 and one purchased color slide of No. 17. PM for details, please.
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Re: The Steam Era on the LAL (1964-1977)

Post by C. J. Brooks » Mon Jun 01, 2009 6:15 am

Otto,

You may want to get in touch with Pete Swanson for this one.

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Re: The Steam Era on the LAL (1964-1977)

Post by Otto Vondrak » Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:46 pm

I should mention my good friend Mike Smith gave me a great old LAL bumper sticker from that era that I should scan and share here.

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Re: The Steam Era on the LAL (1964-1977)

Post by Otto Vondrak » Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:47 pm

C. J. Brooks wrote:You may want to get in touch with Pete Swanson for this one.
That's a good idea. Anyone have Swanson's contact? I don't get up to Rochester often enough to see him trackside!!
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Re: The Steam Era on the LAL (1964-1977)

Post by railwatcher » Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:35 pm

Otto,

I am sure you can reach Pete at the Genesee Valley Pennysaver, this is his employement. He can be found around the Avon yard on a regular basis, also!
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Re: The Steam Era on the LAL (1964-1977)

Post by Otto Vondrak » Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:58 pm

railwatcher wrote:He can be found around the Avon yard on a regular basis, also!
Would be good if I was in Rochester more often (see above). Got his contact, thanks everyone!

If anyone has any photos or stories to share of LAL steam, let me know.

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Re: The Steam Era on the LAL (1964-1977)

Post by erie2521 » Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:49 pm

Otto, A couple of years ago, I brought a lot of old tickets, cash fare receipts and the like to a meeting and gave them to anyone that wanted them. I think Chris Hauf took the remainder. There were a couple of LA&L tickets. Whether he ended up with either of them, I don't know. Worth a try. Ted

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Re: The Steam Era on the LAL (1964-1977)

Post by RS112556 » Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:48 pm

Otto...I may have a pile of stuff that includes newspaper adds, post cards and brochures. Not totally sure what there is but if you have an interest let me know.
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Re: The Steam Era on the LAL (1964-1977)

Post by Otto Vondrak » Tue Jun 09, 2009 9:40 am

I'm also looking for tickets, if anyone has any stashed away in their collection. Thank you to the folks who already contacted me!

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Re: The Steam Era on the LAL (1964-1977)

Post by Matt Langworthy » Thu Nov 19, 2009 9:27 pm

I have an old LA&L brochure I can scan and share.
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