Re: Beth Steel roads


Fred in Vt. <pennsy@...>
 

Brian,

Thanks for the post, it was very useful.

Fred F

----- Original Message -----
From: Brian J Carlson
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Saturday, July 23, 2005 5:30 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Beth Steel roads


Fred, South Buffalo Steam era pictures from the Paul Pietrak collection can
be found here

http://www.railfan.net/railpix
scroll to the 5th listing from the top.

Brian Carlson

On Sat, 23 Jul 2005 16:56:31 -0400, Fred in Vt. wrote
> Bud,
>
> Any steam era pix of South Buffalo would be welcome by many
> on this list, please post if you desire. TIA
>
> Fred Freitas
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Bud Rindfleisch
> To: rhendrickson@... ; STMFC@...
> Sent: Saturday, July 23, 2005 4:27 PM
> Subject: [STMFC] Beth Steel roads
>
> Richard and list,
> Bethlehem Steel owned more than just the two roads you
> mentioned. I was hired on the South Buffalo in Dec. 1966,
> furloughed Sept. 79, hired out on a transfer to the PB&NE in May
> of 1980 and furloughed from there Sept. 1984. So I can safely say
> that yes, the Philadelphia Bethlehem & New England RR was "owned"
> by Bethlehem Steel Corp. During this time period Bethlehem
> owned a total of 6 shortline/switching railroads. The others being
> The Patapsco & Back Rivers which you mentioned (Baltimore, Md) the
> Steelton & Highspire RR ( Harrisburg -or- Steelton, PA) the
> Conemaugh & Black Lick RR (Johnstown, PA) and the Cambria &
> Indiana RR (Colver, PA) A book was recently published on the
> South Buffalo covering its origins in 1899 up to its takeover by
> Genesee & Wyoming in 2001. This message doesn't contain any steam
> era content per se, but there are various sources of photos of
> steam era hoppers lettered for the SB Rwy and I have a few in my
> possession that I could scan if interested. C&I hoppers were in
> abundance from the steam era until the end.
> Bud Rindfleisch
>
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