Mainline steam returned to the Empire State in 2015, thanks to a partnership between Norfolk Southern and the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society. As part of a lengthy eastern tour, Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 #765 visited western New York for the first time since the late 1980's. During the first weekend of August, she operated a series of excursions over the former Erie Railroad between Buffalo and Corning, NY. Then in September, #765 was in Scranton, PA for the first time, operating over the former Lackawanna mainline through the Pocono Mountains.|
The first half of this program covers the "Erie Limited" excursions in western New York. Operating over the NS Southern Tier Line, #765 pulled a couple of 260-mile roundtrips between Buffalo and Corning on August 1st and 2nd. #765 put on a grand show, easily pulling a 20-car train on this scenic line. In addition to the 2 public excursions, you'll see the August 3rd ferry move from Buffalo to Binghamton as #765 traveled to eastern Pe
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