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We're Celebrating our 45th Anniversary and You are Invited!
The Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley Chapter NRHS cordially invites you to join us in celebration of our 45th anniversary of preserving railroad history. The celebration includes a series of events from October 11 to 14 in Scranton, PA. We are also honored to be hosting the NRHS National Conference during the celebration and all NRHS members are invited to attend the NRHS business meetings and meet the NRHS leadership. An informal 20-year Railcamp reunion will be held on our Sunday excursion as well.
9th Annual Sentimental Journey Slide Show - November 2018
The Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley chapter of the NRHS invites you to our ninth annual Sentimental Journey Slideshow on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Join us for a day of food, fun, and camaraderie as we take a look back at our favorite railroads and railfan adventures. The slideshow will be held at a new location, the Dupont Hose Co. in Dupont, PA. Doors open at 9am for a social hour with coffee and donuts. Slides start promptly at 10am and go to 5pm. Tickets are $26.
This year's presenters include:
Holiday Train Rides to Moscow, PA
Trains from Steamtown and the Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society will running from Scranton to our beautiful station in Moscow, PA.
Steamtown Holiday Trains:
ELDCPS Santa Trains:
2019 Calendar Released
The tradition continues. Order your 2019 calendar here: 2019 Calendar order information.
Recap: Oneida Clipper, A Rare Mileage Photo Freight Excursion
The L&WV Chapter ran a rare mileage excursion from Port Clinton to Oneida Junction and Morea on the Reading & Northern. Click the images to see photographer Scott Herring's account of the trip.
2019 Calendar Coming Soon
As an annual project and fund raiser, the Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley Rail Historical Society puts together a calendar, featuring photographs of local rail lines. The photos are from the collections of members of the chapters. Everything from steam, traction and interurban, diesels and local landmarks have been in past calenders as well as some current photos. 2018 Calendar
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