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TB_Diamond
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« Reply #40 on: Feb 12th, 2011, 2:33pm »
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When you receive Ken's book you will note that there are some photos of Rochester Jct. taken on a glum and snowy 28 December 1972.
 
Was present at RJ when Ken and a few of his friends showed up.
 
Here is one of the photos I took that day, this of MR-1 standing on the Rochester Branch. Freeman Hubbard used this photo a few months later in Railroad Magazine.


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« Reply #41 on: Feb 12th, 2011, 2:58pm »
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Nice Picture!! Love it!! Still looking for more of Geneva!

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« Reply #42 on: Oct 26th, 2011, 9:00pm »
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New Book out Lehigh Valley #5 by Mike Bednar   from Morning Sun books alot of good shots thru the book. The books focus is on Yards and Locals. Some good pictures of Coxton hump in operation

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« Reply #43 on: Oct 27th, 2011, 8:30pm »
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Thanks very much for the heads up............very much looking forward to this book!
 
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« Reply #44 on: Oct 29th, 2011, 3:11pm »
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on Oct 26th, 2011, 9:00pm, irn750 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
New Book out Lehigh Valley #5 by Mike Bednar from Morning Sun books alot of good shots thru the book. The books focus is on Yards and Locals. Some good pictures of Coxton hump in operation

 
Indeed!  This book and his facilities book are on my Christmas list.
 
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While this is not a "New" book, I recommend reading "A History of Railroads in Tompkins County" by Hardy Campbell Lee (3rd Edition 200, for information on the Lehigh Valley's acquistions in New York state.

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And another read worth while is "The Gangly Country Cousin" by Herbert V. Trice (200, covers the history of the Auburn Division.

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And last but not least is "The Ups & Downs of A Rural Line" by David Marcham (2009), and this covers the "Elmira, Cortland & Northern RR". This is my favorite of the three which i've recently read.

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« Reply #48 on: Feb 22nd, 2012, 9:38pm »
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Received information that the V2 of Lost Railroads of Western New York should be out next month. This will cover the Lehigh Valley Railroad at Niagara Jct., Niagara Falls and Suspension Bridge.
 


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« Reply #49 on: Apr 13th, 2012, 10:54am »
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Lost Railroads of Western New York Volume 2: The Lehigh Valley from Depew to Niargara Falls by Stephan M. Koenig is now available.
 


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« Reply #50 on: Apr 13th, 2012, 12:01pm »
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Just read this book and I highly recommend it........job nicely done by  
Mr. Koenig as well a good number of rare photos by many photographers,
including Mr. Templeton!
 
You'll want this book!
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« Reply #51 on: Apr 13th, 2012, 5:41pm »
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Still hoping there is more from Geneva to P&L junction, thats my favorite part of the LV!! I really wish more pictures were available.

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« Reply #52 on: Apr 13th, 2012, 7:39pm »
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I'm willing to bet that will be in Volume Three.  
 
This series is supposed to continue on parts East of Buffalo,  
so maybe in another year or two we will get that. This is a great  
read, however, and I learned a  lot about Tonawanda Junction, the  
Niagara Branch and Suspension Bridge Yard.
 
And really, it's at a very good price.
 
Charlie


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« Reply #53 on: Apr 13th, 2012, 9:41pm »
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Are there lots of good pictures too?? I just can find alot of Rochester Junction, Manchester, Genesee River bridge, P&L, Blacksmith, Mendon, ECT. While there has been many good ones in the recent books, I would love to see more.

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« Reply #54 on: May 21st, 2012, 8:44pm »
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I'm pleased to announce the release of my own book, "Lehigh Valley: The Fall and Rebirth of a Classic American Railroad, 1965-1979."  It is 156 pages with about 130 photos (of which about 60 are from Bob Wilt).  Mike Bednar read and edited it pre-publication and called it "outstanding research."
 
For those of you that are interested, the book is available for preview and immediate purchase at this link.  Enjoy!  http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/350638
 

 
Other Reviews:
 
"I have just finished reading every page of your report, and it is outstanding! . . . You have presented the facts in a most comprehensive, but extremely readable, format. I had intended to skim over it today, and read it at my leisure, but when I got into the first few pages, I found that I could not put it down. For any student of the LV, you deserve the utmost credit." - Hays Watkins, former chairman of the Chesapeake & Ohio, Chessie System, and CSX from 1971-1988
 
"Mr. Garbely has done an amazing piece of original research. . . . He did a magnificent job in both the conception and execution of this paper. . . . So few students are interested in business and corporate history, and Mr. Garbely is exceptionally talented at it." - Dr. Richard Saunders, Jr., professor of history at Clemson University and author of Merging Lines: American Railroads, 1900-1970 and Main Lines: Rebirth of the North American Railroads, 19702002


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« Reply #55 on: Jul 30th, 2012, 7:52pm »
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Just as an FYI, "Lehigh Valley In Color Vol. 6" by Mike Bednar will be release on August 1st!
 
Looking forward to this volume on the Valley's through freights!
 
http://www.morningsunbooks.com/new.html#august
 
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« Reply #56 on: Jul 30th, 2012, 8:33pm »
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What area's will be covered? Manchester by any chance??

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« Reply #57 on: Jul 30th, 2012, 8:55pm »
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I'm pretty sure it will be a system-wide effort much like Vol.5 did with the local freights, but I would think there will be some kind of coverage on Manchester. If I remember, this is a look at how traffic was gathered up in yards to make through-freights.
 
It'll be great---any thing Mike writes is!
 
Charlie


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« Reply #58 on: Jul 30th, 2012, 10:59pm »
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I Have the book and Manchester is well covered.

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« Reply #59 on: Jul 31st, 2012, 6:56am »
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Awesome, will be buying it then!!

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