A Mystery with Dinner

A Mystery with Dinner

Join the Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society Labor Day weekend for music, food, and mystery at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel. Pick from an event, on September 2, 2017, and experience the interactive Redhead Speakeasy Mystery produced by Act 1 Productions. Have dinner on The Phoebe Snow Diner and enjoy the Redhead Speakeasy Mystery.…

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Head End Power Car Project Launched

Head End Power Car Project Launched

The Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society has accepted the donation of an ex Amtrak baggage car and will build a Head End Power (HEP) car using it. The project will involve the installation of a 350KW diesel generator, power cabling, power connectors, a control system, and the repainting of the car. Once completed, the…

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2016 Fire at the Furance

2016 Fire at the Furance

Sixth Annual Fire at the Furnace – June 3, 2016 ELDCPS will once again be providing support services for the Fire at the Furnace event at the Scranton Iron Furnaces.┬áTaking place on Friday, June 3, 2016, this popular event features food, drink, music, and of course iron pouring! The event will begin at 10am, featuring…

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Back to a “new” old Home

Back to a “new” old Home

So I just get everyone introduced to the Society’s storage site at the Lackawanna County Recycling Center, and… we’ve relocated again. We had to move out for the best of reasons — resumption of rail shipments from the Recycling Center. So we’re back in “Maple Grove” — the former Murray Plant at the extreme south…

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Preparing Diner 469 for Business, Weekend #2

Preparing Diner 469 for Business, Weekend #2

We had a very productive worksession on Saturday, Feb. 27, with members Jeremy Kwiatkowski, Neil Finch, Tim O’Malley and John Isaksen in attendance. Big challenge of the day was implementing some of the suggestions on China storage that we made by Fran Phillips and Lawrence Biemiller from the “Dover Harbor” the previous week. (I’ll be…

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