BR&P wrote: ↑Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:04 pmIs there any good source for pics of that area back then, a book maybe, or local library?Few and far between, unfortunately. What received the attention was the Main Line activity, not some backwoods branch up in the hills - nothing glamorous about that, especially when it was a branch of a branch.
The New York Central historical group's "Headlights" had an article a few years back on Beech Creek District operations. Don't know about the Baltimore & Ohio's historical group doing anything on their Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh local operations.
But, like you said, it is a fascinating topic not normally discussed.
Ex-NYNH&H SS Opr