|"Cover Photo: The cover shows Erie's "farm" at Weehawken - one of the world's most unusual farms, for it is also a freight station, a station where rail transport ends, and water transportation begins on the Erie. More about it, and the Erie's lighterage service, on page 15." (collection of the author )|
Happy April. The photo for the cover of the 1957 issue was taken at Erie's Weehawken docks yard and there is a light dusting of snow on the ground and the thousands of crates stacked between the tracks. Many photos indicated that a lot of these crates contained automobiles.
|Using lighterage to transport what appears to be an automobile crate. (collection of the author )|