One of (Roundhouse Foreman) Mr. Cherry's engines wait under steam at CTE. Mr. Cherry was always welcoming to the photographer and his friend Bill Rosenberg, his kindness left an impression on the... (more)
PRR's terminal switcher at Harrisburg in this era was homebuilt (Altoona Works) electric B1 #5691, which waits between assignments in the early morning of September 10, 1951. It would soon pull c... (more)
CMSL's Santa Express has just pulled into Tuckahoe station, and PRR GP9 7000 is idling away as it waits for the next run North to Richland.
On a snowy March day, a PRR (Penn Central) SD45 leads a westbound manifest under the approaches to the Rockville Bridge.
The cast-steel pilot is as much a tell-tale sign that this is a Pennsylvania Railroad locomotive as the keystone-shaped numberplate on the smokebox. On display in front of the Railroad Museum of ... (more)
F3's in dedicated helper service shove another one west up the slope past Alto.
The boneyard at Altoona Works, July 1952. The locomotive at the left is a 2-8-0 H Class Mikado and the one in the background is a 2-10-4 J Class Texas type.
The pair of new geeps are spotted near the old auxiliary coal dock. PRR class ES15m, in service 1951.
Brakeshoes smoke after descending the summit west of Altoona, the crew brought the train down the mountain safely and may run through. The coupler cover, still intact, is noteworthy. The station i... (more)
A light engine move past the invading diesels grabs John's attention away from the shop overview shots he'd been taking on this July morning 60+ years ago. The 2-10-0's were the heavy haulers on ... (more)
Look'n Classy... PRR GG1 4877 gleams in the morning sunshine.
Newly constructed and painted PRR gons are ready for their markings in this July 1952 scene at Altoona.
As it was delivered in 1939.
On the 3rd annual URHS Heritage Festival, unfinished GG1 4879 was on display in the engine shed. Maybe one day, with the fantastic efforts of the VRA, this GG1 will be restored.
The GG1 still has plenty of admirers. Here at the URHS event, Raymond Loewy's fine five stripe livery gets a lot of attention. 4877 was built by Pennsy's Altoona Works in 1939. It was one of the... (more)