BACK ON TRACK: HORNELL, NEW YORK

In the spring of 1976 the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad's engine repair shops in Hornell, a small city in Steuben County, New York, were closed. It was thought that this would mean death for Hornell. As it turned out, however, these rumors were wrong. Today gymnasium-size barns that once sheltered steam locomotives contain subway cars being rebuilt for New York City, Chicago, and other metropolitan areas. This article explains how this came about.

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    Appalachian Regional Commission

    1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20235
  • Authors:
    • Baldwin, F D
  • Publication Date: 1991

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 11-17
  • Serial:
    • Appalachia
    • Volume: 24
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: Appalachian Regional Commission
    • ISSN: 0003-6595

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  • Accession Number: 00616583
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 30 1991 12:00AM