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Central Railroad of New Jersey

"Star"
FD&S Volume 6, Number 2
'Miss Liberty' PS1 Boxcar (diagram)
FD&S Volume 2, Number 2
1554 Rebirth
FD&S Volume 6, Number 3
55-Ton Offset Side Hopper
FD&S Volume 11, Number 1
A Journey's End
FD&S Volume 2, Number 1
A Trip on Jersey Central's Southern Division - 1926
FD&S Volume 17, Number 3
Action at "JU" Tower
FD&S Volume 3, Number 3
CNJ 1554 Photo History
FD&S Volume 20, Number 3
CNJ Blues
FD&S Volume 22, Number 3
CNJ in the Wyoming Valley, Part 1
FD&S Volume 24, Number 2
CNJ in the Wyoming Valley, Part 2
FD&S Volume 24, Number 3
CNJ-EL, B&O-RDG, D&H-LV, Pool Trains, Part 1
FD&S Volume 1, Number 3
CNJ-RDG Pool Trains, Part 2
FD&S Volume 1, Number 4
Colorful Pacifics
FD&S Volume 11, Number 3
Composite Gondolas
FD&S Volume 13, Number 3
Diesel Loco Paint Schemes, Part 3
FD&S Volume 4, Number 4
Diesel Paint Schemes, Part 1
FD&S Volume 4, Number 1
Diesel Paint Schemes, Part 2
FD&S Volume 4, Number 2
Engineer Eick's locomotives
FD&S Volume 18, Number 3
Equipment Loading: 1965-1970 on LV, CNJ & RDG
FD&S Volume 14, Number 2
First Diesel-Electric Locomotive
FD&S Volume 4, Number 1
First Road Freight Diesels
FD&S Volume 7, Number 4
First Steel Boxcars
FD&S Volume 3, Number 4
Franklin Junction
FD&S Volume 20, Number 2
High Bridge Branch
FD&S Volume 9, Number 4
History of the Ashley Planes, 1843-1948
FD&S Volume 5, Number 3
Inclined Plane Railroads of the Anthracite Region, 1829-1948
FD&S Volume 5, Number 3
LV-CNJ Lehigh Gorge Pictorial
FD&S Volume 8, Number 3 & 4
LV-CNJ Wreck at Laurel Run
FD&S Volume 2, Number 2
Lonliest Diesel
FD&S Volume 17, Number 2
Mastodons (4-8-0CB's)
FD&S Volume 16, Number 3
Mikados, a Photo Essay, by Don Furler
FD&S Volume 13, Number 3
Mineral Springs MO Tower
FD&S Volume 21, Number 1
Nine-Panel Hopper Cars
FD&S Volume 13, Number 2
Numerology
FD&S Volume 11, Number 1
One Hundred Years of Historical Highlights of CNJ
FD&S Volume 15, Number 1
Penn Haven Junction
FD&S Volume 26, Number 2
RPO's: The "Bing", The "Point", and The "Much Junk "
FD&S Volume 9, Number 3
Raritan RA Tower
FD&S Volume 3, Number 1
Red Bank, 1951
FD&S Volume 13, Number 2
Roster
FD&S Volume 10, Number 1 & 2
Roundabout Way to Scranton (CNJ/EL Pool Trains)
FD&S Volume 15, Number 1
SD35's Offline
FD&S Volume 17, Number 1
Second-Hand Boxcar (#25000-25199)
FD&S Volume 16, Number 1
Sixteen Hours at "R" Tower
FD&S Volume 9, Number 3
Somerville Station (diagram)
FD&S Volume 1, Number 2
South Branch
FD&S Volume 6, Number 4
Symbol Frts of the RDG, CNJ, and LV (map)
FD&S Volume 2, Number 1
Ten-Wheeled Camelbacks
FD&S Volume 10, Number 3
The Many Faces of "Miss Liberty"
FD&S Volume 4, Number 1
The Number 4 CNJ B3 Class 0-6-0
FD&S Volume 15, Number 3
The RS1, Diminutive Roadswitcher
FD&S Volume 12, Number 1
Those Jersey Central Numbers
FD&S Volume 19, Number 3
Transfer of Operations, Part 1
FD&S Volume 1, Number 1
Transfer of Operations, Part 2
FD&S Volume 1, Number 2
USRA's Best, the Mikado
FD&S Volume 2, Number 3 & 4
Wandering Mikados (On the O&W)
FD&S Volume 14, Number 2
When the Lackawanna went to Scrub Oaks mine on the CNJ…but not for Iron Ore
FD&S Volume 25, Number 3

Delaware and Hudson Railway

Mineral Springs MO Tower
FD&S Volume 21, Number 1

Delaware, Lackawanna, & Western Railroad

2-Bay Hoppers with Billboard Paint
FD&S Volume 12, Number 1
29 days since Diane... DL&W detour trains
FD&S Volume 19, Number 1
49 Hours at Port Morris
FD&S Volume 6, Number 2
A Place Called Henryville
FD&S Volume 10, Number 4
Along the Right-Of-Way, Port Morris
FD&S Volume 6, Number 2
Bridge 60 Then and Now
FD&S Volume 21, Number 3
Buffalo to Scranton from the Headend
FD&S Volume 12, Number 3
DL&W 1951 Centennial
FD&S Volume 20, Number 2
DL&W-LV Container Cement Gondola
FD&S Volume 10, Number 3
Delaware to Manunka Chunk
FD&S Volume 3, Number 2
Diesel Assignments
FD&S Volume 14, Number 1
Float Yard Under Wire
FD&S Volume 9, Number 4
Improvements at East Orange, NJ
FD&S Volume 9, Number 1
Ithaca Branch
FD&S Volume 7, Number 1
Lackawanna 952
FD&S Volume 20, Number 3
Lackawanna Concrete Towers
FD&S Volume 21, Number 2
Lackawanna Telegraph Call and Interlocking Listing, Part 2
FD&S Volume 22, Number 2
Lackawanna Telegraph Call and Interlocking Listing, Part1
FD&S Volume 22, Number 1
Lackawanna's Curiosities
FD&S Volume 18, Number 2
Lightweight Pullmans
FD&S Volume 11, Number 1
Mikados, a Photo Essay, by Don Furler
FD&S Volume 13, Number 3
Non-Union Caboose (DL&W cars runaway, W/B from Port Morris)
FD&S Volume 16, Number 2
Photographers
FD&S Volume 17, Number 2
Piggyback Service
FD&S Volume 7, Number 3
RS3's
FD&S Volume 3, Number 4
The Grey Ghosts
FD&S Volume 9, Number 3
The Lackawanna Story
FD&S Volume 14, Number 1
Three Power Locomotives
FD&S Volume 8, Number 2
When the Lackawanna Went to Easton, In Two Directions
FD&S Volume 25, Number 1

Lehigh & Hudson River Railroad

C420's
FD&S Volume 13, Number 2
Cabooses
FD&S Volume 7, Number 2
Dieselization of the L&HR
FD&S Volume 15, Number 3
Great Meadows, NJ Station
FD&S Volume 8, Number 2
Lehigh and Hudson River RR - 1959
FD&S Volume 18, Number 1
The Good and the Bad Times
FD&S Volume 12, Number 2
Working on the L&HR Way Freight in 1905
FD&S Volume 26, Number 1

Lehigh & New England Railroad

Allentown Branch Map
FD&S Volume 17, Number 1
April 1917 LNE Traffic Survey
FD&S Volume 20, Number 3
Benders Jct. Tower (diagrams)
FD&S Volume 15, Number 1
Cabooses
FD&S Volume 6, Number 1
Catasauqua, Part 1
FD&S Volume 6, Number 3
Catasauqua, Part 2
FD&S Volume 6, Number 4
Cement Traffic on the LNE
FD&S Volume 16, Number 3
Class E-10, 2-8-0 #58
FD&S Volume 7, Number 3
Construction Timeline
FD&S Volume 14, Number 3
Cranes
FD&S Volume 14, Number 3
Early Bulk Cement Cars
FD&S Volume 12, Number 3
Freight Equipment
FD&S Volume 3, Number 3
Interchange Reports, 1946 and 1953
FD&S Volume 15, Number 2
L&NE Augusta
FD&S Volume 18, Number 2
Last Day on the LNE East End
FD&S Volume 23, Number 2
Mikados, a Photo Essay, by Don Furler
FD&S Volume 13, Number 3
Operations on the LNE East End, Part 1
FD&S Volume 22, Number 1
Operations on the LNE East End, Part 2
FD&S Volume 22, Number 2
Operations on the LNE East End, Part 3
FD&S Volume 22, Number 3
Pen Argyl Roundhouse Plans
FD&S Volume 26, Number 2
Sections (track sections)
FD&S Volume 16, Number 2
Snowplow
FD&S Volume 1, Number 4

Lehigh Valley Railroad

50' Boxcars
FD&S Volume 10, Number 4
5000's
FD&S Volume 15, Number 2
55-Ton Hopper Car
FD&S Volume 7, Number 1
A Day in the Life of MR-1
FD&S Volume 1, Number 4
A Journey's End
FD&S Volume 2, Number 1
A Night in the Day of a Trainmaster
FD&S Volume 13, Number 3
A Triple Tragedy During the Blizzard of 1888
FD&S Volume 4, Number 4
Airslide Covered Hoppers
FD&S Volume 11, Number 3
Alco PA
FD&S Volume 7, Number 2
Auburn, NY
FD&S Volume 14, Number 3
Bad Day at Richards Tower
FD&S Volume 15, Number 1
Batavia Station (diagram)
FD&S Volume 2, Number 2
Black Diamond's Steamline Pacific (diagram)
FD&S Volume 1, Number 2
Buffalo Division, Part 1
FD&S Volume 11, Number 4
Buffalo Division, Part 2
FD&S Volume 12, Number 1
Business Car #353
FD&S Volume 3, Number 1
C628
FD&S Volume 1, Number 1
Catasauqua, Part 1
FD&S Volume 6, Number 3
Catasauqua, Part 2
FD&S Volume 6, Number 4
Composite Gondolas
FD&S Volume 14, Number 2
Covered Hopper Paint Diagram
FD&S Volume 9, Number 2
DL&W-LV Container Cement Gondola
FD&S Volume 10, Number 3
East Penn Jct.
FD&S Volume 15, Number 3
Easton Reconstruction
FD&S Volume 18, Number 3
Equipment Loading: 1965-1970 on LV, CNJ & RDG
FD&S Volume 14, Number 2
First of the First Generation
FD&S Volume 2, Number 3 & 4
Franklin Junction
FD&S Volume 20, Number 2
Freight Schedules
FD&S Volume 1, Number 1
GE U25C Demo on the Lehigh Valley Railroad - May 1965
FD&S Volume 19, Number 2
GP38AC
FD&S Volume 11, Number 2
GP9s and GP18s
FD&S Volume 21, Number 3
Gas-Electrics
FD&S Volume 6, Number 1
Glen Onoko: Playground of the Lehigh Valley
FD&S Volume 3, Number 3
Hi-Hood Alco's
FD&S Volume 16, Number 2
Incident at "Lawellen Crossing"
FD&S Volume 18, Number 2
Interchange - July 1959
FD&S Volume 17, Number 2
J.J. Young, Jr. - a tribute
FD&S Volume 18, Number 1
LV Roster Unique, #200
FD&S Volume 25, Number 2
LV System Map
FD&S Volume 20, Number 3
LV at Coxton
FD&S Volume 18, Number 2
LV-CNJ Lehigh Gorge Pictorial
FD&S Volume 8, Number 3 & 4
LV-CNJ Wreck at Laurel Run
FD&S Volume 2, Number 2
LV-O&W, Over the River and Through the Woods to… (their connection at Sibley Jct.)
FD&S Volume 12, Number 2
LVRR's Hudsondale Coal Storage
FD&S Volume 20, Number 1
Last Day at Sayre
FD&S Volume 2, Number 2
Leased Power
FD&S Volume 1, Number 1
Lehigh Valley Heavy Duty Flat Cars
FD&S Volume 20, Number 2
Lehigh Valley Life, 1901
FD&S Volume 25, Number 1
Lehigh Valley on the D&H
FD&S Volume 23, Number 2
Lehigh Valley's Well Hole Flat Cars
FD&S Volume 26, Number 1
Lehighton Tower
FD&S Volume 15, Number 3
Lehighton Tower (diagram)
FD&S Volume 1, Number 1
Lima Branch
FD&S Volume 1, Number 4
Little Locomotives
FD&S Volume 3, Number 4
Maintenance of Way Coaches
FD&S Volume 13, Number 2
Memo from LV Trustee
FD&S Volume 17, Number 2
Mikados, a Photo Essay, by Don Furler
FD&S Volume 13, Number 3
Mineral Springs MO Tower
FD&S Volume 21, Number 1
On a Day in July 1949
FD&S Volume 5, Number 3
Operation Summary (May 69, entire system)
FD&S Volume 16, Number 3
Painting of the C420's
FD&S Volume 8, Number 2
Penn Haven Junction
FD&S Volume 26, Number 2
Pre-1905 Roster, Part 2
FD&S Volume 14, Number 3
Presidents of the Lehigh Valley RR
FD&S Volume 17, Number 2
RS2/3's
FD&S Volume 4, Number 3
Roster
FD&S Volume 10, Number 1 & 2
Roster Unique #200
FD&S Volume 3, Number 2
Saturdays at South Plainfield
FD&S Volume 25, Number 3
Sayre Visitors
FD&S Volume 6, Number 2
Standard tower
FD&S Volume 18, Number 3
Steam Locomotive Roster-Pre 1905, Part 1
FD&S Volume 14, Number 2
Steam Roster pre-1905, Part 3
FD&S Volume 15, Number 3
Steel Passenger Cars in the 800/900 Series
FD&S Volume 13, Number 1
Streamlined Pacifics
FD&S Volume 4, Number 2
Surprise at Bound Brook
FD&S Volume 10, Number 3
Symbol Frts of the RDG, CNJ, and LV (map)
FD&S Volume 2, Number 1
The "Waverly Connection", Part 1
FD&S Volume 11, Number 2
The "Waverly Connection", Part 2
FD&S Volume 11, Number 3
The Alco Second Generation on the Lehigh Valley
FD&S Volume 19, Number 3
The Bowman's Creek Branch
FD&S Volume 13, Number 1
The Lehigh of Lehighton
FD&S Volume 17, Number 1
The Motors of Claremont
FD&S Volume 4, Number 1
The NKP-LV Pool Trains
FD&S Volume 9, Number 2
The Naples Branch
FD&S Volume 5, Number 4
The Reincarnation of FA #582
FD&S Volume 13, Number 3
Three-Way Power Swap
FD&S Volume 11, Number 1
Tug and Float Operations in the NY Harbor
FD&S Volume 24, Number 1
Tuscan F Units
FD&S Volume 17, Number 3
When the Lackawanna went to Scrub Oaks mine on the CNJ…but not for Iron Ore
FD&S Volume 25, Number 3
Who Put the "Bombers" on the "Jazzer"?
FD&S Volume 10, Number 4
Wilkes-Barre Union Station
FD&S Volume 8, Number 1

Reading Company

1883 Reading Co. Letter
FD&S Volume 17, Number 2
1903 System Map
FD&S Volume 5, Number 1 & 2
2-8-0 Class I-8
FD&S Volume 11, Number 2
50th Anniversary of the Crusader
FD&S Volume 7, Number 3
A Journey's End
FD&S Volume 2, Number 1
A Morning at Spring Garden Street Station
FD&S Volume 26, Number 1
Action at the Junction
FD&S Volume 5, Number 4
Along the Right-Of-Way, Collegeville, Pa.
FD&S Volume 7, Number 3
Anthracite Mining Locomotives
FD&S Volume 6, Number 4
Beasts From Beloit: The Reading FM Train Masters
FD&S Volume 26, Number 3
Belmont Jct.
FD&S Volume 10, Number 3
Bethlehem Branch Ore Trains
FD&S Volume 23, Number 1
Big Hooks
FD&S Volume 9, Number 1
Birdsboro Brooke Tower
FD&S Volume 21, Number 3
CNJ-EL, B&O-RDG, D&H-LV, Pool Trains, Part 1
FD&S Volume 1, Number 3
CNJ-RDG Pool Trains, Part 2
FD&S Volume 1, Number 4
Catasauqua, Part 2
FD&S Volume 6, Number 4
Challenge at Schuylkill Gap
FD&S Volume 10, Number 4
Coal Country Invaders, The FT's
FD&S Volume 9, Number 2
Coal Usage at the Port Reading Coal Dumper
FD&S Volume 12, Number 3
Collieries, Yards and Weigh Scales (map)
FD&S Volume 4, Number 3
Colorful Trainmasters
FD&S Volume 3, Number 4
Columbia Bridge
FD&S Volume 10, Number 3
Company Freight Schedules
FD&S Volume 1, Number 2
Construction of Caboose #92882
FD&S Volume 10, Number 4
Cumbo Trains
FD&S Volume 2, Number 3 & 4
DF-2: The EMD F3
FD&S Volume 12, Number 2
Early Development of RDG Locomotives
FD&S Volume 7, Number 2
Early Diesels
FD&S Volume 8, Number 1
East Penn Jct.
FD&S Volume 15, Number 3
Electrification
FD&S Volume 16, Number 1
Elsmere Jct. Tower
FD&S Volume 11, Number 3
Equipment Loading: 1965-1970 on LV, CNJ & RDG
FD&S Volume 14, Number 2
FA's Catawissa Quartets
FD&S Volume 4, Number 4
Farewell
FD&S Volume 1, Number 3
Fort Washington 1956 Train Wreck
FD&S Volume 25, Number 2
GP30's
FD&S Volume 9, Number 4
Inclined Plane Railroads of the Anthracite Region, 1829-1948
FD&S Volume 5, Number 3
Locomotive Assignments circa 1948
FD&S Volume 13, Number 3
Locust Summit from the Air
FD&S Volume 18, Number 2
Mikados, a Photo Essay, by Don Furler
FD&S Volume 13, Number 3
Motive Power Variety on the PH&P
FD&S Volume 2, Number 3 & 4
New Power-1975
FD&S Volume 1, Number 1
PH&P Branch, Part 1
FD&S Volume 2, Number 2
PH&P Branch, Part 2
FD&S Volume 2, Number 3 & 4
Passenger Baldwins
FD&S Volume 16, Number 2
Phoenixville, Tower, Tunnel and Tracks
FD&S Volume 11, Number 1
RDG K1 2-10-2 Locomotives
FD&S Volume 23, Number 3
RDG in Reading, Part 1
FD&S Volume 3, Number 1
RDG in Reading, Part 2
FD&S Volume 3, Number 3
RDG in Reading, Part 3
FD&S Volume 4, Number 3
Ramblers on the Reading
FD&S Volume 21, Number 1
Rambles Cab Ride
FD&S Volume 26, Number 2
Reading Signals
FD&S Volume 18, Number 3
Reading Station @ Southampton, PA
FD&S Volume 25, Number 1
Reading's Victorian-style Watchboxes
FD&S Volume 19, Number 3
Roster
FD&S Volume 10, Number 1 & 2
Rutherford Yard
FD&S Volume 15, Number 2
Start in Philadelphia and Finish in Philadelphia but...
FD&S Volume 8, Number 2
Station Signs (diagram)
FD&S Volume 1, Number 1
Steel Coil Car
FD&S Volume 8, Number 1
Symbol Frts of the RDG, CNJ, and LV (map)
FD&S Volume 2, Number 1
Tale of Two T-1's
FD&S Volume 1, Number 4
The "Star"
FD&S Volume 7, Number 1
The Reading in Philadelphia through the camera of Leslie Ross
FD&S Volume 20, Number 1
The Reading-150 yrs (1833-1983)
FD&S Volume 5, Number 1 & 2
The Valley of the Schulykill and its Attractions, Part 1
FD&S Volume 4, Number 1
The Valley of the Schuylkill and its Attractions, Part 2
FD&S Volume 4, Number 2
The Valley of the Schuylkill and its Attractions, Part 3
FD&S Volume 4, Number 3
The Valley of the Schuylkill and its Attractions, Part 4
FD&S Volume 4, Number 4
The Valley of the Schuylkill and its Attractions, Part 5
FD&S Volume 5, Number 3
The Way Around Reading
FD&S Volume 14, Number 2
Tool House
FD&S Volume 3, Number 3
Two Weekends in 1956
FD&S Volume 13, Number 3
What's Wrong With This Picture?
FD&S Volume 14, Number 3
When Two Iron Horses Rambled
FD&S Volume 3, Number 2
Working a Wreck
FD&S Volume 9, Number 1
YM Tower, Glenside, PA
FD&S Volume 7, Number 4

Other Railroads

A West Side Story: The West Pittston and Exeter Railroad
FD&S Volume 26, Number 3
ARHS Equipment Summary Report for 1988
FD&S Volume 8, Number 1
ARHS Equipment Summary Report for 1992
FD&S Volume 10, Number 4
Ironton #751: The Lone Survivor
FD&S Volume 2, Number 2
LC&N Memorandum
FD&S Volume 23, Number 2
NS Heritage Locomotives
FD&S Volume 21, Number 3