In The Shadows of the 1960s



Westbound Baltimore & Ohio No. 1444 is pulling up to the B&O’s Kent passenger station in this late 1960s image. Soon she and her train the Diplomat would be leaving for Akron.

In the second image, it is, again, the late 1960s in Akron and Erie Lackawanna No. 7094 is under the signal bridge east of the Quaker Oats plant. The shadows on the 7094 make the location all the more real to a 1960s railfan. Sadly, today the 7094, the signal bridge, and the EL are gone.

Article and Photographs by Robert Farkas


Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: