GG-1 No. 901 (Altoona / Westinghouse, April, 1940) is leading the National Limited westbound to its next stop in Harrisburg, in this scene from the summer of 1976. Note the PRR 152-lb jointed rai... (more)
The Kansas City bound National Limited is crossing a barren early spring Lancaster County landscape on its way to Harrisburg for an engine change to diesels. 33-year old No. 917 (PRR 4919, Altoon... (more)
The National Limited is westbound by the crumbling platforms at E-town, led by a nearly 34-year old GG-1. This New York to Kansas City train was eventually discontinued during the Carter Administ... (more)
Train time at Paoli, 1975, as the Kansas City-bound "National Limited" slows to a halt. This train, which also served Columbus, Indianapolis, and St. Louis, was discontinued in 1979.
The National Limited is westbound to Harrisburg for an engine change to diesels on its daily run to Pittsburgh, Columbus, Indianapolis, St. Louis, and Kansas City. At KC, a through-sleeper was sw... (more)
The fireman casts me a glance as the National Limited heads west to Harrisburg after a station stop in Lancaster. The train is about 3 miles out of Lancaster and is already running near track spe... (more)
The westbound National Limited is passing under the old New Haven Street bridge, on its way to Harrisburg for an engine change to diesels. The 1912-built bridge has recently been replaced, but th... (more)
A 6-car National Limited is westbound on Leap Year Day 1976, approaching the now-closed Eby-Chiques (or Chickies) Road crossing. The train had a scheduled stop in Lancaster at 3:27 p.m. and is du... (more)
The National Limited pauses briefly at Lancaster, on its way to Harrisburg for an engine change to diesels for the trip to Kansas City. The old PRR station sign has been painted over with Penn Ce... (more)
The National Limited, on its way from New York to Harrisburg and Kansas City, pauses at the 1929-built PRR high-level platform. The center two tracks here were for through trains and freights, an... (more)
The westbound "National Limited" is on its way to Harrisburg and Kansas City, passing under the old New Haven Street bridge. The 912 was built by PRR/GE in January, 1942 as the 4912. S... (more)
An unusually clean Penn Central GG-1 pulls the "National Limited" through the farmland of Lancaster County on its way to Harrisburg.
With Hurricane Eloise having short-circuited electric operations, Amtrak resorted to using diesels on its long-distance trains through Harrisburg on the weekend of September 27-28. This is the &q... (more)
The westbound "National Limited" passes the interlocking tower at the junction of the old PRR Main Line and the Atglen & Susquehanna Branch.
The "National Limited" is westbound to Kansas City on Good Friday, 1976. The unique freight/baggage elevator on the left has been preserved, but the umbrellas have been replaced by high... (more)