The photographer rode this train from Pittsburgh, and due to station dwell time was able to get up front and record this scene. PRR's second order of E8's from EMD came in Tuscan Red, #5701 was t... (more)
Service tracks downtown under the 28th St. bridge was where Alco "roadswitchers" used in commuter service were found (see coach yard in the distance), along with those "geeps" (General Purpose) en... (more)
The 28th St. bridge spanned service tracks that hosted commuter power. Today this is parking lots and the Busway at this spot.
As viewed from the 28th St. bridge, service tracks and a yard office hosted a pair of 1st generation diesel classics for commuter and local service. The view below this bridge today is vastly dif... (more)
It's train time at Steubenville! While locals watch express and baggage being unloaded at it's stop along the Panhandle, a photo is captured of 1953 life in America. For the rivet counters, this... (more)
The Fort Pitt is readied for departure to Chicago under the open canopy at the downtown terminal due to construction. Click on "more" (above, after "PRR 5804") for the head-end view of this engin... (more)
On the Panhandle side Passenger Terminal trackage downtown a SW1 makes a move from the adjacent Post Office handling mail cars. PRR Class ES6.
A train waits on track #15 while a work gang tackles trackwork on adjacent rails in the open shed of the Pittsburgh terminal, June 1953. PRR was in the process of renovating the station platforms... (more)
A westbound in Brunswick Green and gold pinstripes gets ready to head out of the canyons of downtown along the Panhandle line. PRR Class EP44. An Ansco Color original. Today, an underground LRV li... (more)
It's a cold raw evening in the railroad yards and crews are preparing their equipment for a cold nights work.
Captured from an overhead walkway as it approached the platforms. That's my story and I'm sticking with it! Part of a Lerro Productions "Night at the Museum".
PRR Clearance Car! Pennsylvania Railroad clearance car 497125 and a Reading caboose in the Geigertown Central yard. Does anybody know if this is the only PRR clearance car to still... (more)
Harrison, New Jersey - 1928: PRR #3750 makes a stop at the Manhattan Transfer station and gets a little attention from the crew as passengers make the transfer to one of the Pennsylvania Ra... (more)
"Old Rivets" in her Golden Years
PRR #4800 is located at the Pennsylvania Railroad Museum in Strasburg, PA. The engine itself was purchased from Conrail by the Lancaster Chapter of the N... (more)
Strasburg acquired #9331, a GE 44-tonner, in 1966 after leasing it from the PRR since 1961. It was initially painted red and yellow and numbered #33. It is one of three diesel switche... (more)