PRR SD45 6113, PRR GP35 2349 and GP9B 3825. Photo from my slide collection, no photographer information on slide.
All That Remains Where the I1s RoamedNS 633 trundles past the few remaining structures of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Renovo Shops complex. The yard and most of the buildings have l... (more)
Another scene for the modelers in the audience, as PRR Class L1s #1685 waits with a cut of cars, the Renovo shop buildings in the distance. The spotlight-equipped '51 Plymouth might have been a c... (more)
Here's another view of I1sa #1292 waiting to make a move in the yard at Renovo, eyeballing the photographer in the process.
His tender full of coal, the Fireman patiently waits as his engine is topped off with sand. Soon it'll back down to a train, tie on, test air, and be on the road. PRR Class M1a
Time for a little sandhouse gossip before getting out on the road with a train. PRR Class M1a
Black Beauty gets a once-over at the rack in Renovo while the photographer gets eyeballed by the laborer. This Mikado had a PRR class designation of L1s, and the "NOR" stencil on the pilot design... (more)
Engine #4587 makes a reverse move in the yard. The rough-riding 2-10-0's were not favorites of Pennsy crews but part of their longevity was due to their ability to haul heavy loads. This one has... (more)
On a very hazy summer day in August 1956 the air in the Susquehanna Valley hung heavy as Pennsy steam engines worked right alongside the exotic 1st generation diesels at the company town of Renovo... (more)
The Flaming Foliage Express departs Renovo to be wyed for the return trip to Harrisburg in a few hours.
Northbound Conrail special on its way to Buffalo passes through the old shop town of Renovo Pa.
These Decapods appear cold but still loaded with coal in the tender. These were Pennsy's heavy haulers but the crews hated them because they rode so rough. They were all off the roster by '57. P... (more)
Renovo was still a steamy place in 1956. PRR Class H10.
A battered and bruised M1 6973 gets a refill at the coal chute in Renovo.
The T-1s were all under fire that day in Renovo. John reports that Pennsy paid a buck a day for the use of these engines.