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What was the route of the Phoebe Snow?

What was the route of the Phoebe Snow?

The train took its name from the character. Its route traveled across New Jersey, passing over the Paulinskill Viaduct and the Delaware River Viaduct of the Lackawanna Cut-off; Pennsylvania, passing over the Tunkhannock Viaduct; and the Southern Tier region of New York.

Where is the Snow Train located?

Snow Train Rolling Stock
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Location S. 1st St. and E. Sheridan St., Laramie, Wyoming
Coordinates 41°18′27″N 105°35′47″WCoordinates: 41°18′27″N 105°35′47″W
Area less than one acre

Who created Phoebe Snow?

Earnest Elmo Calkins
Admission is free for children under 12. Advertising executive Earnest Elmo Calkins first came up with the idea of Phoebe Snow while working on an ad campaign for Lackwanna Railroad. At the time, trains were powered by bituminous coal that emitted thick, black smoke and covered passengers with soot.

Who owns Erie Railroad?

What was left of the Erie Lackawanna became part of Conrail in 1976. In 1983, Erie remnants became part of New Jersey Transit rail operations, including parts of its Main Line. Today most of the surviving Erie Railroad routes are operated by the Norfolk Southern Railway.

Who is Phoebe Snow daughter?

Valerie Rose Laub
Phoebe Snow/Daughters
Valerie Rose Laub, the daughter for whom pop-jazz singer Phoebe Snow put her career on hold, has died. She was 31.

When did the Erie and Lackawanna merge?

On April 1, 1968, the Erie Lackawanna Railway merged with the Erie Lackawanna Railroad. Stockholders of the Erie Lackawanna Railroad received Dereco shares. To put it in simpler language, Norfolk & Western bought the Erie Lackawanna at arm’s length. Hurricane Agnes hit the East on June 22, 1972.

How much is the Leavenworth Snow train?

The train arrives at 12:30 p.m. and departs at 5:25 p.m. Cost is $149 for adults and $139 for children, including dinner on the way back. For reservations, call 206-935-6848 or see

Does VIA Rail go to Sault Ste Marie?

There’s no Via Rail train service between the two cities. You could also fly from Toronto (YYZ) to SSM (YAM). Hello. Depending on the time element you are dealing with you may want to check with a few Canadian airlines as it could take quite awhile to get from Toronto to Sault Ste.

Is Phoebe Snow alive?

Deceased (1950–2011)
Phoebe Snow/Living or Deceased

What happened to the Erie Lackawanna Railroad?

It would never recover. Most of the corporation’s holdings became part Conrail in 1976, ending its sixteen years as an independent operating railroad company.

What is Phoebe Snow’s nationality?

Phoebe Snow/Nationality

She was born Phoebe Ann Laub to white Jewish parents in New York in 1950, and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey. Though many assumed she was black, Snow never claimed African-American ancestry.

Why is the Lackawanna called Phoebe Snow?

The term Phoebe Snow had been used as a mascot of sorts to describe the railroad’s snow white, clean services it offered thanks to its use of clean-burning, anthracite coal. In some respects, the train was personification of the Lackawanna Railroad itself.

What was the name of the new Phoebe Snow Train?

The new Phoebe Snow represented the modernization of the Lackawanna passenger train fleet, and its image. The new train became Train No. 3 (westbound) and No. 6 (eastbound), which previously had been assigned to the railroad’s formerly premier train, the Lackawanna Limited.

What happened to the Erie Lackawanna Phoebe?

With the loss of the US Postal Service mail contracts in 1966, the Erie Lackawanna decided it was time to retire the Phoebe for good and she made her last run on November 28th of that year. The same train as photographed above featuring the “Phoebe’s” observation-lounge.

What is the history of the Lackawanna train?

The train, which later became Lackawanna’s premier run between Hoboken, New Jersey and Buffalo, New York (a designation previously held by the Lackawanna Limited) had actually been around for years. Timetable (1952)

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