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General Discussion: Fallen Flags
This forum is for discussion of "Fallen Flag" roads not otherwise provided with a specific forum. Fallen Flags are roads that no longer operate, went bankrupt, or were acquired or merged out of existence.
Moderator: Nicolai3985
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Re: Adult Male Passengers Onl…
 by eolesen
General Discussion: Fallen Trolley and Interurban Lines
General discussion about fallen trolley and interurban lines in North America, past and present.
Moderator: Aa3rt
268 Topics 
2021 Posts
Re-Tracing Route New Hartford…
 by ut-1
Anthracite Railroads - CNJ, L&HR, LNE, LV and RDG
Discussion of the historical operations related to the Central Railroad of New Jersey; Lehigh & Hudson River; Lehigh & New England; Lehigh Valley; and the Reading Company. Visit the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society for more information.
Moderators: David, scottychaos, CAR_FLOATER, metman499, Franklin Gowen, Marty Feldner
747 Topics 
1234 Posts
Viewing of De Luxe: The Tale…
 by nomis
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
For discussion about the historical operations and preservation of the ATSF, more commonly known as the "Sante Fe", before its merger with Burlington Northern in 1996.
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161 Posts
Re: ATSF F7s
 by Allen Hazen
Baltimore & Ohio|Chesapeake & Ohio|Western Maryland
Discussion relating to the B&O up to it's 1972 merger into Chessie System. Visit the B&O Railroad Historical Society for more information. Also discussion of the C&O up to 1972. Visit the C&O Historical Society for more information. Also includes the WM up to 1972. Visit the WM Historical Society for more information.
316 Topics 
1324 Posts
Re: Holloway, Ohio
 by BR&P
Boston & Maine|Maine Central
Discussion relating to the pre-1983 B&M and MEC railroads. For current operations, please see the Pan Am Railways Forum.
Moderator: MEC407
857 Topics 
9651 Posts
Re: Question on F2, F3, F7s o…
 by jbvb
Burlington Northern, GN, NP, CB&Q, SP&S, SL-SF
Discussion relating to the BN, and its predecessors GN, NP, CB&Q, SP&S, SL-SF, and their subsidiaries. Visit the Friends of the Burlington Northern for more information.
116 Topics 
436 Posts
CB&Q Chicago Burlington & Qui…
 by Jeff Smith
Central Railroad Company of New Jersey
Discussion of the CNJ (aka the Jersey Central) and predecessors Elizabethtown and Somerville, and Somerville and Easton, for the period 1831 to its inclusion in ConRail in 1976. The historical society site is here: http://www.jcrhs.org/
Moderator: CAR_FLOATER
178 Topics 
1202 Posts
Viewing of De Luxe: The Tale…
 by nomis
Granger Railroads - C&NW, Rock Island, and MILW
Discussion relating to The Chicago & North Western, the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific, the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (Milwaukee Road), including mergers, acquisitions, and abandonments.
Moderator: Komachi
241 Topics 
1250 Posts
Abandoned ROCK right-of-way i…
 by Teutobergerwald
Delaware & Hudson
Discussion relating to the D&H. For more information, please visit the Bridge Line Historical Society.
Moderator: MEC407
353 Topics 
2264 Posts
Re: Laurentian schedule
 by BAR
DL&W, Erie and Erie Lackawanna
Discussion relating to the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, the Erie, and the resulting 1960 merger creating the Erie Lackawanna. Visit the Erie Lackawanna Historical Society at http://www.erielackhs.org/.
Moderator: blockline4180
821 Topics 
5334 Posts
Still seeking pics of 1966 EL…
 by BR&P
Lehigh and Hudson River Railway
Discussion of the L&HR and its predecessor the Warwick Valley Railroad for the period 1860-1976 at its inclusion with ConRail
Moderator: David
192 Topics 
1137 Posts
Re: New Book - Lehigh & Hudso…
 by Marty Feldner
Lehigh and New England Railroad
Discussion of the L&NR railroad for the period 1868-1961 at its inclusion in the Central of New Jersey. Also includes predecessors South Mountain and Boston Railroad, Pennsylvania, Poughkeepsie and New England Railroad, and others.
Moderator: David
62 Topics 
257 Posts
Re: LNE Green Acres PA?
 by nydepot
Lehigh Valley Railroad
Discussion related to the Lehigh Valley Railroad and predecessors for the period 1846-1976. Originally incorporated as the Delaware, Lehigh, Schuylkill and Susquehanna Railroad Company.
Moderator: scottychaos
460 Topics 
3938 Posts
Re: Equilateral turnouts
 by KevinD
Louisville and Nashville Railroad (LN)
-For discussion of the historic operations and preservation of the L&N prior to its absorption by Seaboard Coast Line in 1982
-Visit http://www.lnrr.org/ the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Historical Society for additional information

3 Topics 
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Song - "Louisville Nashville …
 by BR&P
New York Central
Discussion relating to the NYC and subsidiaries, up to 1968. Visit the NYCS Historical Society for more information.
Moderator: Otto Vondrak
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8670 Posts
Re: Promotional Film "New Yor…
 by chnhrr
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad NYNH&HRR
Discussion relating to the NH and its subsidiaries (NYW&B, Union Freight Railroad, Connecticut Company, steamship lines, etc.). up until its 1969 inclusion into the Penn Central merger. This forum is also for the discussion of efforts to preserve former New Haven equipment, artifacts and its history. You may also wish to visit www.nhrhta.org for more information.
642 Topics 
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Re: Service to Squantum Shipy…
 by pbj123
New York, Ontario, and Western Railway
Discussion of the NYO&W Railway and predecessor New York and Oswego Midland Railroad (NY&OM) for the period 1866 to its abandonment in 1957. Visit the historical site here: O&WRHS.
Moderators: David, CAR_FLOATER
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130 Posts
Re: Middletown shops burning
 by C-LINER 2001
Norfolk & Western, VGN, WAB, NKP, P&WV, ACY, IT
Discussion related to the Norfolk & Western, up to 1982. Also includes discussion of the Virginian Railway (1959); Wabash; Nickel Plate; Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway; Akron, Canton & Youngstown Raiload (all 1964); and the Illinois Terminal (1981).
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402 Posts
Re: Norfolk and Western's J C…
 by Allen Hazen
Penn Central
Discussion relating to the Penn Central, up until its 1976 inclusion in Conrail. Visit the Penn Central Railroad Historical Society for more information.
Moderator: JJMDiMunno
239 Topics 
2384 Posts
Re: S-2 as 4-8-4?
 by Allen Hazen
Pennsylvania Railroad
Discussion relating to the PRR, up to 1968. Visit the PRR Technical & Historical Society for more information.
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3499 Posts
Re: Help Save PRR 1938 Pullma…
 by D Alex
Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines
Discussion relating to the PRSL
Moderator: JJMDiMunno
295 Topics 
2025 Posts
Viewing of De Luxe: The Tale…
 by nomis
Reading Company
Discussion Related to the Reading Company 1833-1976 and it's predecessors Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road and then the Philadelphia and Reading Railway.
Moderator: Franklin Gowen
256 Topics 
2336 Posts
Re: Turning power at Reading …
 by JimBoylan