Erie Railroad

Some shots of BL tower, in Brady Lake, Ohio where the Erie Railroad's New York-Chicago mainline went over the Pennsy C&P (now N-S Cleveland Line):

#1 looking north from the Erie tracks. The PRR main is immediately below, between the tower and where I was standing
#2 looking northwest from the tracks
#3 looking east, the Erie tracks can be seen behind
#4 looking west, the Ravenna Rd. bridge over the PRR can be seen to the left
#5 looking southwest
#6 looking southwest
#7 foot of the tower, south side
#8 facing northwest
#9 looking southeast down the hill to the Pennsy (Conrail) tracks.

An agreement between the Erie Railroad and the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway, dated Dec. 05, 1928:


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I also have a blueprint-type map that is attached to this booklet (exhibit A). Soon as I figure out how to scan it, it'll be on here too (it's over 5 feet long!)

The old Erie bridge over N. Forge St. in Akron. The B&O and AC&Y bridges are right behind it

From an Erie-Lackawanna No.5 timetable dated 10/30/66:

  • Marion Division schedule
  • Mahoning Division schedule
  • SN Junction to Cleveland schedule
  • Lisbon Branch schedule

    Cover from above timetable

    Bridge, MP 188.50, Mahoning Division The Erie's bridge over the Pennsy's Cleveland line, with an eastbound Conrail passing underneath.
    Erie-Lackawanna hopper 33599 Sitting at Alliance yard with 10 others just like it on 7/30/97

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