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Vintage Pennsy
The Standard Railroad of the World.
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Photo ID: 423476

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)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-10-0
Location: Renovo, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: 4587
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: August 18, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Feb 02, 2013

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Photo ID: 423342

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)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-10-0
Location: Renovo, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: 1292
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: August 18, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Feb 01, 2013

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Photo ID: 423340

A pair of Pennsy teapots wait to work, still under steam late in the diesel transition era, by the turntable at Williamsport. On the left: PRR class I1sa. with a long distance tender. The engine... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-10-0
Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 4249
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: August 18, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Feb 01, 2013

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Photo ID: 418902

Numerically straight K4 #5432 still works PRSL trains during the summer season.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 5432
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: July 24, 1954


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Dec 26, 2012

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Photo ID: 417604

The high-level platforms at the North Philly stop offer an interesting contrast with the K4 making a scheduled stop on this Saturday run to Wildwood. The photographer has chanced fate to run up f... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 3882
Train ID: passenger
Photo Date: July 24, 1954


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Dec 13, 2012

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Photo ID: 417603

PRR 3882 will lead this regularly scheduled Saturday run out of 30th St. to Wildwood N.J. The photographer took this photo prior to boarding with his friend Bill Rosenberg for a day of railfannin... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 3882
Train ID: passenger
Photo Date: July 24, 1954


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Dec 13, 2012

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Photo ID: 417577

This Saturday run in July of 1954 from 30th St. in Philadelphia to Wildwood, N.J. was led by K4 #3882. It's seen here making a station stop at Haddonfield.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 3882
Train ID: passenger
Photo Date: July 24, 1954


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Dec 12, 2012

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Photo ID: 411594

Here's mainline action from the area south of Duncannon in the Spring of 1958 as an afternoon eastbound of the Blue Ribbon fleet rolls by at speed. The late Jim Kelly and John commandeered his fa... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Perdix, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 5839
Train ID: passenger
Photo Date: April 18, 1958


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Oct 10, 2012

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Photo ID: 407878

Power changeout at Rahway

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: BLW DR 6-4-20
Location: Rahway, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 5776
Train ID: passenger power
Photo Date: April 16, 1961


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Sep 02, 2012

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Photo ID: 407876

Power changeout at Rahway

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: BLW DR-6-4-20
Location: Rahway, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 5776A
Train ID: passenger power
Photo Date: April 16, 1961


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Sep 02, 2012

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Photo ID: 407799

Modern 4-axle GE power along with first generation diesels take boxcar tonnage for a ride on the main line. Foliage could indicate a date earlier, say from 1964. The U boats arrived on the prope... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: GE U25B
Location: Duncannon, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 2514
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: October, 1964


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Sep 01, 2012

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Photo ID: 407707

The signs of a bad balance sheet are visible in the aging fleet of power pulling Pennsy trains and the heavily worn jointed rails they rode on in the mid 60s.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Duncannon, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 9835
Train ID: ore
Photo Date: March, 1965


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 31, 2012

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Photo ID: 407643

These next few uploads are from a box of random transparencies Al Chione had dupes made of. So perhaps you have one of these from Al's sets of John's slide duplicates. A G makes a move on the br... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Rahway, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 4864
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: July 29, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 30, 2012

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Photo ID: 404443

A pair of Alco RS's with just the right amount of work grime on the flanks to show off the detail wait for a move in this 1956 view.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: ALCO RS-3
Location: East Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 8596
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: August 16, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Jul 25, 2012

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Photo ID: 355249

Pennsy FM C16-4 is leaving the tunnel at Gallitzin, PA trailing lots of engine smoke in the summer of 1960.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: FM CFA 16-4
Location: Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 9448
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 01, 1960


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By: Doug Wingfield

Added: Feb 21, 2011

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