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Erie Railroad

Jim Sponholz’s Erie Railroad photos are a small part of his full collection. Visit his website “The Erie Railroad, Linking Chicago and Jersey City-New York” .

Joe Strickland – His father Willard (Bill) T. Strickland was an engineer on the Allegany division of the Erie, making almost daily runs from Hornell to Salamanca during the 1920s, 30s, & 40s.. He was also known as Diesel Bill on WLEA’s Birthday Train radio show with Mike Ryan in the early 50’s.

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