The Ontario Express

Official Website Of The Ontario & Western Railway Historical Society, Inc.


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Modeling the O&W
No. 38 in a Series
“Primary Sources” – Postcards Of The O&W
By Mal Houck 

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Modeling The O&W
No. 44 in a Series
Class G 4-4-0 “Eight Wheeler” – No. 70
By Malcolm H. Houck

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Modeling the O&W
No. 57 in a Series
Double Cab Water Piping and The Sellers Type N Lifting Injector
By Mal Houck – MMR


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The Tale of Two Rivers:
By Howard Zendle
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Modeling The O&W
Number 39 in a Series
By Malcolm H. Houck
 
Modeling The O&W
Number 40 in a Series
By Malcolm H. Houck
 
Modeling The O&W
Number 41 in a Series:
By Malcolm H. Houck

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Modeling the O&W
No. 45 in a Series
Class B 4-4-0 Double Cab “Eight Wheeler” – No. 1
By Malcolm H. Houck

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Modeling The O&W
No. 56 in a Series
Fish Car “Adirondack” in HO Scale
Part II
By Malcolm H. Houck
By Richard Palmer

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June 7th 2024 O&WRHS Meeting Presentation
Coming Into Maybrook
A Detailed Look At The Rail Lines Servicing The Maybrook NY Yard
By Joseph Mato

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Incident At Centerville
By Richard Palmer

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From The Archives
Number 24 in a Series
AFE No. 4909-10
By Bob Earle


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Owen’s Footprints
Number 30 in a Series
Owen And The Great War Part II
The Supreme Sacrifice
By Kenneth L. Hojnacki

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Owen’s Footprints
Number 29 in a Series
Owen And The Great War
By Kenneth L. Hojnacki


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Archives Reprints 
1994-2024

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From The Archives
Number 23 in a Series
What’s An AFE?
By Bob Earle


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From The Archives
Number 22 in a Series
Contributed By Steve Cohen

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Exploring The Rails
Number 4 in a Series
By Joey Senese

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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department

The Reorganization Proceeding Reports and the Disappearing Depots
By John Taibi


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Modeling The O&W

“WOW Sound®” for a Bullmoose
By Malcolm H. Houck


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From The Archives
Number 21 in a Series
Hello, Are You There?
By Bob Earle

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Pilots and Plows. . . or not?
Modeling the O&W – food for thought!
By Mal Houck


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After The Deluge
The Story Of The ’42 Floods
By Elwin Mumford & Ed Crist


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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department
By John Taibi

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Was it White or Red?
The Ward Inquest of 1892
By Dave Mazurek

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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department

Fred, Frank, Shel, and Bill – all Real O&W Men
By John Taibi


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March 1st 2024 Meeting Presentation entitled:
Owen Asks?
Trivia, Trains, Tributes and Transparency.
Help The Society Help You!
By Erik Pioselli

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Oneida Daily Dispatch, Monday, April 10, 1957
Dispatch Newsman Is Last O&W Passenger
By Richard Baldwin (Dispatch State Editor)
Compiled By Richard Palmer

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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department
Belair
By John Taibi

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From The Archives
Number 20 in a Series

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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department 
Signs Of Past O&W Times
By John Taibi

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Digging Deeper With Doug Ellison
Number 6 in a Series
The O&W Way

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February 2nd 2024 Membership Meeting followed by
a PowerPoint Presentation by Doug Barberio entitled:
Diamonds, Junctions, Interchanges and Interlocking Towers CN to WX.

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From The Archives
Number 19 in a Series
What’s In Your Wallet?
By Bob Earle

Observer Reprint
Marine Line Equipment
Editors: John Bifano & Allan F. Seebach, Jr.
O&WRHS Observer Vol. XXVII, Nos. 1 to 9.
January – September 1992.

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From The Desk Of Dan Myers
Number 15 in a Series
Veterans To The Rescue – 1947

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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department
The Sylvans
By John Taibi

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Along The Right of Way
Number 5 in a Series
What Railroad Is This?
Part I

By Douglas J. Barberio


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“Meola’s Special” On The O&W
Chenango Telegraph – Friday, January 29, 1943
Contributed By Richard Palmer

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Modeling the O&W
No. 55 in a Series
By Mal Houck NMRA MMR #696
NYO&W – Fish Culture and New York Fisheries Department
Fish Car “Adirondack”
Part 1


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From The Desk Of Dan Myers
Number 14 in a Series
The Midland Centennial Line

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Short-Line Railroader
Abandonment of the NYO&W

By William S. Young

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Phase II F-3A in 1/4″ Scale By Tony Koester
Railroad Model Craftsman – October 1970, Pages 32-39.
©1970 Carstens Publications. Used By Permission.
Contributed By Kenneth L. Hojnacki

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The Bridge the Knitted Hill to Hill
By John Taibi

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Inside The Murray Plant
By Howard Zendle

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Owen’s Footprints
Number 28 in a Series
Tragedy In Childs
By Kenneth L. Hojnacki

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Riding The “Toonerville” On The O&W
By Arden W. Coe

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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department
Summertime in Cuddebackville; How I met the O&W
By John Taibi

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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department
Wedding Day Catastrophe at Pecksport!
By John Taibi

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By Roy Gallinger
Contributed By Richard Palmer

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Digging Deeper With Doug Ellison
Number 5 in a Series
Linkages In Time

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Owen’s Footprints
Number 27 in a Series
Going Up The Mountains
By Kenneth L. Hojnacki

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By Jeff Otto

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From The Archives
Number 18 in a Series
By Bob Earle

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By Peter Putman

 
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Owen’s Footprints
Number 26 in a Series
Santa Fe vs. O&W
By Kenneth L. Hojnacki

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Along The Right Of Way
Number 4 in a Series
The Last Ontario Express
By Douglas J. Barberio

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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department

The O&W Loops – Sylvan Beach & Pecksport
By John Taibi


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Owen’s Footprints
Number 25 in a Series
By Kenneth L. Hojnacki

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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department
The Jack Farrell Special
By John Taibi

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NYO&W: A Personal View
Assigned To Summitville
By Robert E. Mohowski

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NYO&W: A Personal View 
What’s Going On Here
By Robert E. Mohowski

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From The Archives
Number 17 in a Series
A Bad Day Below Middletown
By Bob Earle

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From The Desk Of Dan Myers
Number 13 in a Series
Immigrant Service On The O&W

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Along The Right Of Way
The Mystery Of The Undiscovered Imagery Of NYO&W 116
By Douglas J. Barberio

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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department
The Midland vs. The O&W

By John Taibi


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The O&W – Then & Now
Number 11 in a Series
Clark’s Creamery
By Ray Kelly

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From The Desk Of Dan Myers
Number 12 in a Series
More On 44-Ton Trusts & Trust Plates

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Owen’s Footprints
Number 24 in a Series
CSI – Owen W.
By Kenneth L. Hojnacki

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Scranton Division Nuggets
Number 5 in a Series:
The Middletown & Unionville Buys Coal, Sometimes From O&W Origins
By Peter Brill

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From The Archives
Number 16 in a Series
Tender Thoughts
By Bob Earle

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Locomotive USA No. 1368
Contributed By Walter J. Kierzkowski And Dan Myers

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From The Desk Of Dan Myers
Number 11 in a Series
Oilways 1946 – The Search That Never Ends

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O&W Autumn
By Paul Lubliner

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Getting To The Bottom Of Stone Culverts
By Ronald J. Stanulevich

Introduction And Photos By Ronald J. Vassallo

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Collectors Corner
Signs Of The Journey
By The AV Chief

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Scranton Division Nuggets
Number 3 in a Series
Was It Related To The Scranton Extension?

By Peter Brill


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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department
Homer Underwood – Master Station Builder
By John Taibi

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From The Desk Of Dan Myers
Number 10 in a Series
Train 24 And The Iona Island Wreck

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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department
Making the Grade
Up & Down the O&W Railway
By John Taibi

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Exploring The Rails
Number 3 in a Series
A Trip To Munnsville
By Joey Senese

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Northern Division Bridge & Building Department
Introduction – Randallsville
By John Taibi

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Owen’s Footprints
Number 21 in a Series
Read Instructions Before Operating 44-tonner
By Kenneth L. Hojnacki


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From The Archives
Number 15 in a Series
PC-O&W-NH Routing
By Bob Earle