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Erie Railroad Photos


Erie Magazine On-Line Personnel Photo Index
The employee photos referenced in the file below were scanned from the pages of Erie Magazine and other sources. Click on the highlighted surname to see the photo.

On-Line Personnel Photo Index, Surnames A-L (UPDATED OCTOBER 14, 2003)
On-Line Personnel Photo Index, Surnames M-Z (UPDATED OCTOBER 14, 2003)


Erie Railroad Depots and Facilities
Depots were the point where the public was most likely to experience the railroad close-up. Crews also changed trains at many depots (division points). The link below is to a collection of postcard images available primarily through the courtesy of contributor John Belding. Other images will be added as they become available.

Erie Depots and Facilities


The following photos have been contributed from Erie family and fans, and scanned from the Erie Magazine. Click on the images for larger photos and, in some cases, employee names.

Erie Photos

Black Rock Yard Crew Black Rock, NY Yard Crew, 1904. Erie Photo
Brier Hill Car Department Crew Brier Hill, OH Car Department personnel, March, 1936. Erie Photo
Brier Hill Car Department Crew Brier Hill, Cleveland, OH Car Department personnel, June, 1936. Erie Photo
Buffalo Division engineers, 1877 Buffalo Division engineers and firemen, 1877. Erie Photo
Buffalo Car Shop Machinists, 1887 Buffalo Car Shop machinists, April 8, 1887. Charles J. Harnack is seated on the front bench, 4th from left wearing a shop skull cap. The sign in front reads "Buffalo, NY - Erie Car Shops - Machinists - April 8, 1887." Credit Mr. Harnack's great grandson Randy Schweitzer for making this photo available. Collection of Randy Schweitzer
Willaim Kane, Buffalo Division engineer, engine #1880 Buffalo Division engineer William Kane, second from left, with train crew and Class H-22 locomotive #1880. Collection of Jerry Ognibene
Buffalo door-to-door delivery truck Buffalo door to door delivery service Erie Photo
Buffalo Boiler gang Buffalo Boiler Gang, 1936 Erie Photo
Buffalo Running Repair gang Buffalo Running Repair Gang, 1936 Erie Photo
Buffalo-Rochester Div. Employees Numerous Buffalo-Rochester Division employees, all unidentified, February, 1950 Erie Photo
Chicago Car Department Chicago Car Department forces, 1937 Erie Photo
Cleveland Ball Teams Cleveland Car and Locomotive Departments baseball teams, 1931 Erie Photo
Cleveland Literary St. Shop Cleveland, OH Literary St. Shop, 1880. Erie Photo
Cleveland Yard Crew Cleveland, OH Yard Crew, 1902. Mahoning Division. Erie Photo
Croxton Yard Staff Croxton Yard, Jersey City freight transfer office staff, 1931 Erie Photo
Erie's Dunkirk Staff Dunkirk, NY ticket and baggage agents, 1938. Allegany Division. Erie Photo
Erie veterans, Dunmore Dunmore, PA members of Erie Veterans, employees with at least 20 years of seniority, 1949. Wyoming Division.. Erie Photo
Elgin, OH MOW Crew Marion Division MOW Crew, Elgin, OH, 1946. Erie Photo
Erie's Elmira Staff Elmira, NY staff members, 1929. Susquehanna Division. Erie Photo
Ferrona Car Dept., 1940 Ferrona, PA Car Dept. Staff, 1940. Mahoning Division. Erie Photo
Galion, 1910 Galion, OH mechanical and office staffs, with Atlantic locomotive 550, circa 1910. Erie Photo
Greenwood Lake Branch retirees Greenwood Lake Branch retired conductors, trainmen, engineers and fireman. Photo taken in August, 1957 in the backyard of Al Wester. Photo courtesy of Charlie Schmitz (at front wearing conductor's cap) who got to know many of these railroaders as a young man. News Photo which tells the identities of the men at left. Charlie Schmitz collection
Greenwood Lake Branch retirees Greenwood Lake Branch retired conductors, trainmen, engineers and fireman. Another gathering taken at the home of John McNaughton in Wanaque, Summer, 1958. Charlie Schmitz collection
1880 Hawley Roundhouse Hawley, PA Roundhouse, 1880. Erie Photo
1876 Hawthorne Yard Engine Hawthorne, NJ yard engine 500, 1876. Erie Photo
Erie Hornell Car Shop Employees 1887 Hornell Car Shop Employee photo, 1887. Erie Photo
Erie Hornell Back Shop Employees 1898 Hornell Back Shop Employee photo, 1898. Erie Photo
Erie Hornell Roundhouse Employees Hornell Roundhouse Employee photo, 1913. Erie Photo
Erie Hornell Accounting Employees Hornell Accounting Bureau Employee photo, 1931. Erie Photo
Erie Hornell Roundhouse Employees Hornell Roundhouse First Trick gang, 1931. Erie Photo
Erie Hornell Boiler Shop Employees Hornell Boiler Shop Employee photo, September, 1936. Erie Photo
Erie Hornell Shop Employees Hornell Shops Employee photo, 1937. Erie Photo
Hornell Group Photo 2 Hornell Shops Employee photo, 1938. Erie Photo
Hornell Group Photo 3 Hornell Machine Shop Employee photo, 1938. Erie Photo
Hornell Group Photo 4 Hornell Shop Staff photo, 1938. Erie Photo
Hornell Accounting Office Hornell Accounting Office, Key Punch Division, 1942. Erie Photo
Hornell Shop Trio Hornell Back Shop machinists, 1945. Erie Photo
Huntington, IN, Marion Division staff officers, 1915. Erie Photo
Huntington, IN Roundhouse Employees, 1936. Erie Photo
Jersey City, NYS&W Engine Terminal group, 1885. Erie Photo
Erie Pacific 2527 and Benjamin Weiner Pacific 2527 (Blt Rogers, 1905, named the "George H. Conklin") at Jersey City, with Fireman Benjamin Weiner on the pilot, approximately 1920. Photo collection of and courtesy of Bernie Winegrad.
Jersey City Dispatcher's Office, 1931 Jersey City Chief Dispatcher's Office, 1931. Erie Photo
Jersey City Boiler Shop, 1931 Jersey City Boiler Shop, 1931. Erie Photo
Jersey City Roundhouse Wheel Gang, 1931 Jersey City Wheel Gang, 1931. Erie Photo
Jersey City Machine Shop Jersey City Machine Shop, 1936. Erie Photo
Jersey City Machine Shop Jersey City Master Mechanic's Office Staff, 1936. Erie Photo
Jersey City Motor Car Gang Jersey City Motor Car Shop Gang, 1937. Erie Photo
Jersey City Marine Dept. Painters Jersey City Marine Division painters, 1936. Erie Photo
Jersey City Marine Dept. Machine Shop Jersey City Marine Division Machine Shop Gang, 1936. Erie Photo
Jersey City Marine Dept. Carpenters Jersey City Marine Division carpenters, 1936. Erie Photo
Jersey City Roundhouse B&B/Electrical Gang Jersey City Roundhouse, B&B/Electrical gang, 1931. Erie Photo
Kent, Ohio, 1895 Kent, Ohio yard, 1895. Erie Photo
Kent Car Department Kent Car Department Forces, 1937. Erie Photo
Mahoning Yardmasters 1931 Mahoning Division Yardmasters, 1931. Erie Photo
Marion Freight Transfer. Marion, OH Freight Transfer Office, 1914. Erie Photo
Marion Car Dept. Marion, OH Yard D Repair Track Force, 1931. Erie Photo
Marion Car Dept. Marion, OH Car Department Forces, 1940. Erie Photo
Marion Div. Track Foremen Marion Division Section Foremen and Track Supervisors, 1915. Erie Photo
1867 Meadville roundhouse Meadville Roundhouse, 1867. Erie Photo
1888 Meadville NYPANO engine NYPANO engine 1285 at Meadville, 1888. Erie Photo
Meadville, PA Roundhouse, 1889 Meadville, PA Roundhouse Force, 1889. Erie Photo
Meadville, PA Shop Fire Team, 1905 Meadville, PA Shops Fire Team, 1905. Erie Photo
Meadville, PA Shop Foreman Meadville, PA Shop Foremen, 1931. Erie Photo
Meadville, PA Car Shop Forces Meadville, PA Car Shop Forces, 1940. Erie Photo
Newark Drill, 1907 North Newark Drill engine, 1907. Erie Photo
Newark Freight Office Newark Freight Office staff, 1931. Erie Photo
New York YA Telegraph Office New York YA Telegraph Office staff, 1894. Erie Photo
New York Accounting Office New York Accounting Office staff, 71 W. 23rd Street, 1931. Erie Photo
New York Interline Accounts Office New York Interline Accounts Office staff, 1931. Erie Photo
New York Auditor of Freight Accounts Office New York Auditor of Freight Accounts Office staff, 1931. Erie Photo
New York Architectural Office staff New York Architectural Office staff, 1931. Erie Photo
New York Interline Office New York Interline Bureau Office staff, 1931. Erie Photo
New York Car Record Office New York Car Record Office staff, 1931. Erie Photo
New York Div. Station Services New York Division Station Services staff, 1936. Erie Photo
New York Yard Engine New York yard engine crew, Carl (Charles) Herman Grau 2nd from the right. Photo courtesy of Jane Rotella
Passaic Freight Office, 1915 Passaic, NJ Freight Office Staff, 1915. Erie Photo
Port Jervis Shop Force, 1900 Paterson, NJ Freight Office Staff, 1907. Erie Photo
Port Jervis Shop Force, 1900 Port Jervis, NY shop force, 1900. Erie Photo
Port Jervis Green Island repair yard, 1936 Port Jervis, NY Green Island Repair Yard Forces, 1936. Erie Photo
Port Jervis Airbrake, Paint and Shop Forces, 1940 Port Jervis, NY Airbrake, Paint and Shop Forces, April, 1940. Erie Photo
Port Jervis Car Shop Supervisors and Office Staff, 1940 Port Jervis Car Shop Supervisors and Office Staff, April, 1940. Erie Photo
Port Jervis Wheel Shop, Steel Yard and Shop Forces, 1940 Port Jervis Wheel Shop, Steel Yard and Shop Forces, April, 1940. Erie Photo
Port Jervis strip yard gang Port Jervis, NY strip yard gang and wreck crew, 1944. Erie Photo
Port Jervis stub track repair gang Port Jervis, NY Yard C stub track repair gang and first trick car inspectors, 1944. Erie Photo
Rochester Milk Train Crew Train Crew, Rochester Division Milk Run, 1938. Erie Photo
Salamanca Roundhouse Crew Salamanca, NY roundhouse workers, Third Shift, 1936. Erie Photo
Salamanca Roundhouse Crew Salamanca, NY roundhouse workers, First Shift, 1937. Erie Photo
Salamanca Roundhouse Crew Salamanca, NY roundhouse workers, Second Shift, 1937. Erie Photo
Secaucus, NJ roundhouse staff, 1931 Secaucus, NJ roundhouse staff, 1931. Erie Photo
Gypsy Grove Car Repairers Gypsy Grove Car Shop, Summit, PA, 1936. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Boiler Gang, circa 1880 Susquehanna Boiler Gang, circa 1880. Collection of Michael G. Higgins
Susquehanna Car Inspectors, 1908 Susquehanna Car Inspectors, 1908. Collection of Michael G. Higgins
Susquehanna Wrecking Crew, 1930 Susquehanna Wrecking Crew with steam derrick 03138, 1930. Collection of Michael G. Higgins
1931 Susquehanna Coach Shop Office Staff Susquehanna Coach Shop office staff, 1931. Erie Photo
1931 Susquehanna Coach Shop Staff Susquehanna Coach Shop staff, 1931. Erie Photo
1931 Susquehanna Coach Shop Staff Susquehanna Locomotive Repair Shop 2nd Trick staff, 1931. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Upholstery Crew, 1935 Susquehanna Upholstery Crew, Coach Shop, 1935. Collection of Michael G. Higgins
1910 Susquehanna Shop Foremen Susquehanna Shop Foreman, circa 1910. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Electricians Susquehanna Shop Electricians, 1936. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Boiler Gang Susquehanna Boiler Gang, 1936. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Coach Shop Supvrs. Susquehanna Coach Shop Supervisors, 1936. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Roundhouse Machinists Susquehanna Roundhouse Employees Feb., 1936. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Roundhouse Machinists Susquehanna Roundhouse Employees (Machinists and Helpers), 1936. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Roundhouse Machinists Susquehanna Roundhouse Employees, Second Trick, 1936. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Shops Susquehanna Blacksmith and Machine Shop Forces, 1937. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Motor Car Shops Susquehanna Motor Car Shop Forces, 1937. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Motor Car Shops Susquehanna Shop Forces, 1937. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Paint Shop Susquehanna Paint Shop Forces, 1938. Erie Photo
Susquehanna Electrical Forces Susquehanna Electrical Forces, 1938. Erie Photo
Weehawken Crane Gang Weehawken Crane Gang and crane 03253, 1931. Erie Photo
2-8-0 No. 1877 Erie Mikado #1877, a 1905 Baldwin product. Photo dated 1910, possibly taken in Wellsville, NY, employees unknown. Collection of Pamela Vincent.



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