The Diamond

Last Updated on 10 January 2012
Written by ELHS Admin Hits: 1967

The Diamond is the Erie Lackawanna Historical Society's journal published on a quarterly basis. Each issues is packed with historical and technical information covering the Erie Lackawanna Railroad and its predecessors. Each issue is print in high quality enameled stock. A complete index of The Diamond is included at the end of this article. You can browse through it, perform key-word searches on any field, or you can download a Portable Document Format (PDF) file for off-line reference.  You can purchase anyone of the back issues that are still in print at our on line shop under the Publications section once you have found the  issue or issues you are looking for.  Please contact our Circulation Manager should you have any questions concerning backup issues or if you would like to carry The Diamond in your shop. Please contact our Membership Chairman if you are an ELHS member and have a question concerning delivery of The Diamond or you need to change your mailing address.



The Diamond Index was created by Randolf Brown and is maintained by John Caselli


 Volume   Number   Page   Description   Subtitle   Authors   Railroad   Location   Era 
111Train 165 for SuffernErie RailroadErieJersey City viaduct1948
112Erie Railroad New York Suburban DistrictMapErie RailroadErieNorthern New Jersey1925
114The Weekday ParadeErie's Jersey City Commuter ServiceBernard Sandstorm & Mike ConnerErieJersey City, NJSteam
1114Jersey City Steam Power PortfolioA sampling of post war locomotivesErieJersey City, NJSteam
1116TracksideEL detour train at Jamesville, NYJ.J. Young, Jr.ELSyracuse Branch1972
1117Erie Lackawanna Blue RBL'sRoger RasorELSystem Wide1974
1118Erie Lackawanna Blue RBL'sRoger RasorELSystem Wide1974
121Erie Tug MarionErie RailroadErieJersey City, NJ1950's
122Erie Tugs Paterson and MarionErie RailroadErieNew York Harbor1950's
124Railroading With A Nautical FlavorErie's New York Harbor OperationsMike ConnerErieNew York Harbor1950's
1211TracksideEL U25B at Port JervisJohn TaibiELPort Jervis, NY1971
1212Erie's Postwar Tug FleetDiesel electric power and ocean going designPreston CookErieNew York Harbor1950's
1216Erie's Postwar Tug FleetPreston CookErieNew York Harbor1950's
211Pacific #2936 with train at Corning, NYJohn LongErieCorning, NY1940's
2120-8-0 and 2-8-4 with big tendersLima; AlcoErieUnknown1927
214Erie Steam Locomotive Tenders1927-1952: Years of Upgrading and TransferringDaniel BiernackiErieSystem Wide1927-1952
2115Erie Railroad Series 608-613 Combined Baggage Mail CarsRebuilt at Susquehanna Shops: 1934-1936Martin ObedErieSystem Wide1934 on
2118Erie Railroad Series 608-613 Combined Baggage Mail CarsMartin ObedErieSystem Wide1934 0n
221SDP45 #3636 and SD45-2 # 3671 on CX-99J.J. Young, Jr.ELKirkwood, NY1973
222Last ex-DL&W elevated crossing shantyLarry DeYoungNYS&WUtica, NY1990's
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  • The Diamond

    The Diamond is the Erie Lackawanna Historical Society's quarterly publication.  It contains articles covering the Erie, Lackawanna, and the Erie Lackawanna railroads.

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