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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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937 Posts
Re: ACL:A different Future
 by Engineer Spike
General Discussion: Fallen Trolley and Interurban Lines
General discussion about fallen trolley and interurban lines in North America, past and present.
Moderator: Aa3rt
269 Topics 
2026 Posts
Re: Re-Tracing Route New Hart…
 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: metman499, scottychaos, CAR_FLOATER, Franklin Gowen, David, Marty Feldner
750 Topics 
1236 Posts
Need information on Little Si…
 by steve coraggio
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.
30 Topics 
163 Posts
Re: Chicago Loco Shop - ATSF?
 by John_Perkowski
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.
321 Topics 
1334 Posts
Petersburg WV 3-11-1978
 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
860 Topics 
9709 Posts
Re: Old Tracks in Tewksbury, …
 by fixpoint
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.
117 Topics 
439 Posts
Re: NW3
 by SSW921
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
181 Topics 
1207 Posts
Little Silver, NJ Train Stati…
 by steve coraggio
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
242 Topics 
1251 Posts
C&NW F7A 4084C 1st and 2nd
 by SSW921
Delaware & Hudson
Discussion relating to the D&H. For more information, please visit the Bridge Line Historical Society.
Moderator: MEC407
355 Topics 
2265 Posts
New D&H Book - Follow-Up to S…
 by therudycometh
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
825 Topics 
5355 Posts
Re: DL&W, "What's Left"
 by lvrr325
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
461 Topics 
3946 Posts
Re: What is this space is Say…
 by GOLDEN-ARM
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 
12 Posts
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
1350 Topics 
8706 Posts
Re: Commuter club cars on Har…
 by R Paul Carey
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.
645 Topics 
5751 Posts
Re: NYW&B Columbus Ave. Stati…
 by krispy
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: CAR_FLOATER, David
29 Topics 
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).
107 Topics 
407 Posts
N&W Archival Material Donated
 by John_Perkowski
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 
2390 Posts
Re: Why did the PC merger fai…
 by R36 Combine Coach
Pennsylvania Railroad
Discussion relating to the PRR, up to 1968. Visit the PRR Technical & Historical Society for more information.
719 Topics 
3522 Posts
Steam Classification anomalies
 by AllenHazen
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
257 Topics 
2344 Posts
Re: Reading Company History
 by The EGE