Amtrak's westbound Pennsylvanian roars past PARK tower in Parkesburg, PA. The tower sits at what once was the junction of the old PRR Main Line and the Atglen & Susquehanna Branch. A short dist... (more)
This tower is a one of a kind single story brick building, containing a 39-lever Union Switch & Signal Model P interlocking machine. In its heyday, PARK interlocking was a 4-track fu... (more)
An Amtrak Keystone train, led by an ACS-64, makes an early morning arrival at the 1906 built Parkesburg station.
The station originally had a center tower incorporated into the roof which has si... (more)
Parkesburg Station - former Pennsylvania Railroad, built in 1906 The station was at one time the western-most stop for the SEPTA commuter Paoli /Thorndale line until 1990. It was truncated to Do... (more)
A single Penn Central E44 is on the point of a unit train of grain empties, waiting to proceed off No. 3 Track onto Conrail's Enola Branch. It's a brassy hot August day, and the fireman has his c... (more)
A crewman from the two light E44s stopped in the interlocking is crossing the 4-track mainline to pick up orders from the operator at PARK. Note the westbound E44-powered freight in the distance,... (more)
A Philadelphia-bound Keystone Corridor train eases to a stop in Parkesburg, Pa., on its way from Harrisburg. Trains run with cab cars on one end and locomotives on the other, and there is no rhyme... (more)
An Amtrak Metroliner (now in Keystone service) meets Reading (SEPTA) RDC No. 9163 in Parkesburg, Pa. The RDC is heading for the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg to be restored as Lehig... (more)
The 925 is westbound by Park Tower, heading to Harrisburg. A short distance west of this location, the two center freight tracks ducked under the far passenger track, with the two passenger track... (more)
The CR 4448 West, still wearing its Penn Central nose herald, is crossing over from the old PRR Main Line onto the Atglen & Susquehanna Branch at Park Tower. 4448 was built by GE in November, 196... (more)
The westbound "National Limited" passes the interlocking tower at the junction of the old PRR Main Line and the Atglen & Susquehanna Branch.