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New EL member

Postby EL 3504 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:20 pm

Hello all, I'm new to this forum. I model a Modern Erie Lackawanna from 1975 to 1990 and not to be confused with the Modern EL on Facebook. That is not me. My Modern EL story line get the EL on firm footing and out the hold of N&W RR " Dereco" hold and not merged into Conrail. In my story line EL take over a some of the former PRR lines that Conrail does abandon over the years. I will repost when I get it up and running fully for people that want to follow my work.

Questions I do have

1. What were EL major Classification yards?
2. Were was EL headquarters located at?
3 I know Hornell was a engine repair facility, was there a car repair facility?
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Re: New EL member

Postby scottychaos » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:50 pm

EL 3504 wrote:1. What were EL major Classification yards?


Jersey City NJ (Croxton yard)
Scranton PA
Binghamton NY
Salamanca NY
Buffalo NY (Bison yard)
Meadville PA
Marion OH
Hammond IN

other yards:
http://www.railfan.net/lists/erielack-d ... 00047.html

2. Were was EL headquarters located at?


Cleveland Ohio.

3 I know Hornell was a engine repair facility, was there a car repair facility?


Meadville PA, freight car repair shop.

Scranton, Hornell and Marion all did locomotive repairs.

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