I am uncertain as to the precise date and location, however this was upon a NRHS excursion from Philadelphia via Sunbury and thence down the Bald Eagle Branch to Tyrone. We toured the West Virgini... (more)
In the state of Virginia, Pennsy E-44 4416 and GG-1 4632 await their next calls in RF&P’s Potomac Yard, its hump in the background. Sharp eyes will note the kerosene lanterns hanging on the “blu... (more)
The Pennsylvania Railroad had 550 Class R50b express refrigerator cars. Built with four-wheel passenger trucks, they were designed for speed, largely to transport milk to urban markets. This examp... (more)
PRR DD-1 #3936 (built 1911) and to the left - PRR 4-6-2 K4s Pacific #3750 (built 1920) - as displayed in front of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania on a brisk day in March with the season's fina... (more)
"Old Rivets", the original PRR GG1, has recently been restored to its 1935 appearance, and its three-month-old paint is gleaming. Today, sister 4935, repainted to PRR livery by Amtrak in... (more)
All three surviving G5s', yes I said three, ran on Long Island. Many know about #5741, which sits inside the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania beautifully restored cosmetically. But, on August 29, 1... (more)
This 1955 excursion via the PRR Schuylkill Branch into to anthracite region makes a stop at (Port) Carbon enabling the photographer a chance to get a shot of two PRR employees sharing a moment in ... (more)
Engine #5875 is wiped down, and the crew briefed before departure on this June '55 Philadelphia Chapter NRHS trip to Wilkes-Barre via the Schuylkill Branch and eventually (via LV's Hazelton Branch... (more)
PRR 7002 is a Pennsylvania Railroad E7s 4-4-2 Atlantic steam locomotive. It is originally 8063 and was renumbered 7002 when the original was inadvertently scrapped. In 1905, the official 7002 set ... (more)
"Riding the Move"
The brakeman of the NJ Transit crew rides the pilot of the massive GG1 on the rear end of the move. The crew is pulling the monster back out onto the ma... (more)
A PRR (Penn Central) E44 waits in Greenville (Jersey City) for a clear signal to take 3 cars and a caboose (er, "cabin car"!) to Newark.
"Overnight in Hoboken"
A pair of Pennsylvania Railroad E8As rest quietly on Track 8 in Hoboken Terminal as they spend the night where the Lackawanna's Pheobe Snow used to depart fr... (more)
PRR GG1 #4859 sits about a 1,000 ft from the Harrisburg Transportation Center, currently protected under a tarp while Amtrak performs renovation work on the station's catenary, signals, switches a... (more)
"YOU LIGHT UP MY NIGHT"
A westbound rounds the curve and illuminates the PRR Signal bridge at Duncannon, PA as it enters the old PRR Middle Division to Altoona and Pittsburgh... (more)