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"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)
The smells, the sights and the fell. This is inside Strasburg Railroads main steam shop where they keep all there steam engines. When I first walked in it was like a kid in a candy store seeing th... (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)
Pennsylvania Railroad Class B1 0-C-0
This engine (1 of 42 class B units) was built by the company's Altoona Works division in 1934 specifically for switching. Unlike most electric switchers w... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad M1b 4-8-2 #6755
This incredibly impressive engine was cosmetically restored by the Museum after receipt from the PRR and eventual donation by Penn Central yet today sits ... (more)
Did you ever think the saying would come true? The thing that pretty much took the nation by storm sits next to the animal that for many years was the fastest way to travel. It's ironic how many p... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad Class D16sb 4-4-0 #1223
PRR #1223 was restored to operating condition in 1965 and operated on the Strasburg Railroad with sister 4-4-2 #7002 as late as 1989. Strasburg le... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad E-7 Class 4-4-2 #7002.
This engine is actually #8063 (also built in 1902) but the Pennsy altered and renumbered the engine in 1939 for the World's Fair to represent the o... (more)
Pennsylvania Power and Light Company #4094-D is an 0-8-0 "Fireless" steam engine built in 1939 by Heisler. Fireless engines were designed for customers needing an engine used in the presence of f... (more)
A unique piece within the RRMP and no relation to Thomas the Tank Engine is this "Fireless" steam engine, an 0-8-0 built for the Pennsylvania Power & Light Company by Heisler in 1939.
PRR Class H6sb 2-8-0 #2846
PRR #2846 is the second of three 2-8-0 survivors on display at the Pennsylvania Railroad Museum. This H6sb Consolidation (#2846) was built in 1905 and represents o... (more)
PRR Class B6sb 0-6-0 #1670
PRR's 0-6-0 switcher makes it's debut on RP! This engine was built in 1916 by the Railroad's Juniata Shops. It had been previously displayed outdoors with it's boi... (more)
PRR class H3 2-8-0 #1187
This is one of the Penny's older survivors built by the Railroad's own Altoona shops in 1888. This engine left the Pennsy roster at one point and was sold to the John ... (more)
A side by side display typifies the progress made between 1875 and 1924. From left to right; PRR's Juniata Shop built 1924 4-6-0 #5741 next to the Virginia and Truckee's Baldwin built 1875 2-6-0 ... (more)