Ohio shortline?

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Ohio shortline?

Post by 56-57 » Mon May 17, 2004 10:48 pm

Hello,

I've been looking for information about a shortline/tourist op. calling itself the PL&W. I believe it stood for Pittsburgh, Lisbon and Western. I saw a picture of a 2-4-0 and some ex CNJ coaches dated 1994 on this line. Is it in fact in Ohio? Or is it in PA? And does it still run.

Any help is appreciated.

Mike
telephone, telegraph, and tell a railroader

-S.E. Miller

EL903

PL&W

Post by EL903 » Thu May 20, 2004 7:36 am

MIKE,PL&W BECAME PART OF YOUNGSTOWN AND SOUTHERN,OWNED BY MONTOUR AND LATER BY P&LE,BEST ADVICE IS TO READ BOOK RAILROAD OF DREAMS BY WAYNE COLE.COVERS HISTORY FROM BEGINNING OF PL&W(STEAM ROAD) AND Y&S(INTERURBAN)AND LATER Y&S FREIGHT(DIESEL) RAILROAD IS NOW CENTRAL COLUMBIANA AND PENNSYLVANIA AND DOING QUITE WELL..HOPE THIS HELPS...

56-57
Posts: 390
Joined: Thu Mar 11, 2004 7:29 pm
Location: MP 119 on the LV

Post by 56-57 » Thu May 20, 2004 9:58 pm

Thanks EL 903! :D

Finding that book right now isn't my biggest priority, but I appreciate the info very much! My main objective is to find out if the CNJ coaches are still around, I'm trying to gather all I can on CNJ equipment that still exists. But, once again, thanks for the help!

Happy fannin'!

Mike
telephone, telegraph, and tell a railroader

-S.E. Miller

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