Opening Day of the O-Train. Photo: Andrew Grahl (September 14, 2019)
Our December meeting will be presented by ERA Program Chairman Andrew Grahl. Andrew has a wonderful slideshow planned that will consist of both digital images and Kodachromes, an ERA first. His topics will include the following:
New equipment in Boston
Recent summer and winter views from the last days of Montreal’s Deux-Montagnes Line in Central Station
Updated views from recent trips to Baltimore, Cleveland, Chicago (including the South Shore), Kansas City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Washington
Opening day images from Kitchener and Ottawa as well as extension openings in Denver
St. Louis Loop Trolley
Views of local current events including NJT heritage units, LIRR third track, M9, NYCT R-179 and museum trains, and NYC freight
FL-9s in Cape Cod
Steam in Kentucky and Iowa, and the Union Pacific Big Boy in Illinois
Kodachrome slides from the 1940s and 1950s including trolleys in NYC, Manhattan Elevated trains, and commuter rail views.
A short tribute segment in celebration of ERA icon John Pappas will also be included in the presentation.
Please come and join us for the final presentation of 2019. Start your holiday celebrations the right way with a fantastic ERA show!