What a long strange trip it has been for Pennsylvania Railroad K-4s No. 1361.
Built in 1918 in the roads own Altoona Shops, it ran off 2.5 million miles of faithful service before being plinthe... (more)
PRR K-4 1361's tender has finished the majority of its restoration. It sits inside Altoona Pipe and Steel's fence. All it needs now is a coat of paint and an assembled K-4 to go with it.
It has been 14 years since PRR 1361 was an operable locomotive and $1.7 million of federal taxpayer money has resulted in little progress of the restoration. The boiler was recently moved from Ste... (more)
Before she was famous she was just another face in the crowd.
Pennsy K4 1361 passes under the former PRR Bald Eagle Branch signal bridge on its way back to Vail after an excursion to Bellefonte.
The bags are packed and she is ready to go home. PRR K4 1361 is days away from finally leaving Steamtown after an extended stay. Here is to the hope that in Altoona she may breathe steam yet again... (more)
The K-4 puts on a show exiting the east portal of Howard Tunnel on the old Northern Central Railroad.
A rare appearance of the famous K-4 on the Northern Central Railway crossing Codorus Creek.
#1361 in regular service, under steam. PRR Class K4s.
One of the most famous steam engines in the world, PRR K4s 1361, sits against a side wall deep inside the Steamtown shops. During Lackawanna Railfest, the public was given access into these rare p... (more)
The new steel bottom panels on the K-4's Tender suggest the challenges faced by the Steamtown crew in restoring nearly 90 year-old rolling stock.
At the machine shop at Steamtown, dedicated volunteers and staff continue the complex task of rebuilding PRR 1361.
Operating on the NBER, departing Bellefonte, heading for Vail.
Restored PRR 1361 is being prepared for a run up the old PRR Bald Eagle Branch, just north of Tyrone, PA
PRR K4 At Special Celabration At York