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route of Phoebe Snow

Shelden S. King

route of Phoebe Snow

a story of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad

by Shelden S. King

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Published by S.S. King in Lyons, N.Y. (361 Route 14, Lyons, NY 14489) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company.,
  • Railroads -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 184).

    Statementby Shelden S. King.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22190527M

    Phoebe Snow was a named passenger train which was once operated by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad (DL&W) and, after a brief hiatus, the Erie Lackawanna Railway (EL). Around , DL&W launched a marketing campaign around the fictional character of Phoebe Snow to emphasize how the exhaust from its steam locomotives was cleaner. Baltimore & Ohio West of Cumberland, Book 3 Fairmont Terminal $ Add to cart; Boston & Maine Railroad Bread Mix $ Add to cart; Burlington Route – Black Hills Detour set $ Add to cart; Burlington Route – CB&Q – System Timetable 4/ $ Add to cart.

      The Lackawanna revived Phoebe in the s in an attempt to resurrect the line, and even named a train the Phoebe Snow, but this campaign fizzled. After World War II, the anthracite industry began to decline as oil and natural gas rose in production.   Lackawanna F3's / Excursion on the Route of the Phoebe Snow - Duration: views. DL&W Steam Locomotives over the Lackawanna-Delaware River Viaduct - Duration.

    This is a lovely edition of Route of the Phoebe Snow / The Story of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad by Sheldon King. ed. The book is in very good condition, just the previous owners name inside. That's my light shining on the cover. This is . David R. Sweetland This is a hardcover page, all-color book on the DL&W during the Post-World War II years that features the best of steam, electric and diesel operations. Nearly two hundred brilliant color photographs take the reader on a journey on the Route of the Phoebe Snow.


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King (Author)Author: Sheldon S. King. Phoebe Snow was the brainchild of Earnest Elmo Calkins, a partner in a New York City Advertising Agency that the D. & W. hired in to create a campaign promoting travel on its passenger trains.

Calkins launched his Phoebe Snow campaign basing it around a young woman from New York City who was a frequent traveler of the railroad. The route of Phoebe Snow: a story of the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad by Shelden S.

King. : The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, the Route of Phoebe Snow, in the Twentieth Century, Part One The History and Operation of the Lackawanna Railroad, Which Would be Recognized As M () by Taber, Thomas Townsend and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.5/5(1).

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National Emergency Library. Top Lackawanna, The Route of Phoebe Snow Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for. The Phoebe Snow was the Lackawanna's flagship passenger train, debuting in November between New York and Buffalo as a streamliner. It was finally discontinued when Amtrak began services.

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Lackawanna F3's / Excursion on the Route of the Phoebe Snow - Duration: views. NKP Challenging the Route of Phoebe Snow (BCP Memories). Genre/Form: Poems: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Millward, Pamela.

Route of the Phoebe Snow. [San Francisco, Calif.]: Coyote, (OCoLC) Here Phoebe may by night or day Enjoy her book upon the way — Electric dispels the night Upon the Road of Anthracite. A glance will show why Phoebe Snow Prefers this route to Buffalo. And Phoebe's right, no route is quite So short as Road of Size: 3MB.

The three Taber books are the best published source on this railroad to date.] White, William. The Lackawanna; "The Route of Phoebe Snow," ; A Centenary Address.

The Lackawanna was known as the The Road of Anthracite (or The Anthracite Road) as well as the The Route of Phoebe Snow (or The Phoebe Snow Route.) A fictional character created for advertising campaigns aboutit became the name of a real route with service that started Nov.

15, and made its last westbound trip starting Nov. 27, The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, the Route of Phoebe Snow, in the Twentieth Century, by Thomas Townsend Taber (, Book, Illustrated) Be the first to write a.

Phoebe Snow was a fictional character created by Earnest Elmo Calkins to promote the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western advertising campaign was one of the first to present a fictional character based on a live model amid impressionistic techniques. Sheldon S. King is the author of The Route of Phoebe Snow ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published )3/5(1).

The route of Phoebe Snow: a story of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad. The booklet is less about the train named Phoebe Snow and more about the advertising icon for which the train was named.

At the turn of the 20th century, the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad burned anthracite coal to power its steam locomotives and advertised the cleaner coal with a series of ditties about Phoebe Snow, a fictitious woman who wore white when riding the trains.Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DL&W): "The Route Of Phoebe Snow" The Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad (better known as the Lackawanna and not to be confused with current shortline, Delaware-Lackawanna) was another of the Northeast's many anthracite carriers with a history tracing back to the early 19th century.Timetable: Lackawanna Railroad, The Route of Phoebe Snow.

Time Tables. July 4, - Timetable. Timetable: Lackawanna Railroad, The Route of Phoebe Snow. Time Tables. July 4, Form Pamphlet, color, /8" high x /8" wide; folded to 4" wide. See archives for a issue that is essentially the same and fully imaged.