Conrail Atlantic Region In Color Volume 1: 1976-1978

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Conrail Atlantic Region In Color Volume 1: 1976-1978

Postby charlie6017 » Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:26 pm

Hey All,

I just wanted to point out that Morning Sun Books just released this title written by Art Erdman. I have read
about a quarter of this book already and it's loaded with many good shots, but to me the best parts are the
great anecdotes about his life working in the offices during the craziness that plagued early Conrail's early days.

http://www.morningsunbooks.com/new.html#july

For those of you interested, I think it's definitely worth the money to purchase this. ;-)

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Re: Conrail Atlantic Region In Color Volume 1: 1976-1978

Postby RedbirdR33 » Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:02 am

I ordered my copy last week and it should arrive any day now. I worked for Conrail from 1978 to 1983 first as a towerman and later as a ticket agent. Those were interesting times and I have many good memories.

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Re: Conrail Atlantic Region In Color Volume 1: 1976-1978

Postby daruss » Wed Aug 14, 2013 12:26 pm

Any shots of the Norristown area in the book? A lot of abandonments happened during the era your worked..Rough times :(
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