Archive for the ‘Erie’s Jefferson Division’ Category


Obstacle Course for Challengers, 1952

June 12th, 2010

(Original image coutesy “Trains” magazine, and Syracuse University Press)  This diagram represents the track profile for the D&H Penn Division, running from south to north as viewed from left to right. The Division starts in Wilkes-Barre, PA (PRR Interchange), and ends at Nineveh, NY, where the Penn Division merges with the D&H’s own Susquehanna Division, and […]

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Erie’s YD Tower at Ararat

June 10th, 2010

The portion of the D&H Penn Division that I am modeling is the segment between Lanesboro, PA to the north, and Carbondale, PA to the south (a distance of about 36 miles). Approximately half-way between those two locations lies the tiny hamlet of Ararat, PA. This represented the summit of the climb from both the north and the south, and […]

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