In the rain, PRR 1361 heads past the community of Bald Eagle towards its Bellefonte destination.
PRR 1361 puts on a very impressive show climbing Washington Avenue on its way to Vail just northeast of town to load passengers boarding on the NBER and even couple up Bellefonte Historical Railro... (more)
We're Dutch-dooring it on the "Broadway" as it descends the grade around Horseshoe Curve on a rainy Sunday morning in October of 1977. Pennsy K4s No. 1361 (Juniata, 1918) is in view, in... (more)
A below-the-rails look at PRR K4s No. 1361 (Juniata, 1918,) which has just made an unscheduled maintenance stop. "A simple engine with marine cylinders- with equally abundant steaming capaci... (more)
PRR K4s No. 1361 (Juniata, 1918) in a back-up move, giving us a good view of its 130P75 tender. (13,000 gallons, Passenger service, 75" high firing deck; 22 tons of coal.) The track curving... (more)
It's a long reach to the air pump when you're dealing with a locomotive with 80-inch drivers; PRR K4s No. 1361 (Juniata, 1918) is stopped for some minor adjustments on its first excursion after re... (more)
PRR K4s No. 1361 is easing onto the old Bald Eagle Branch and doing some street-running in Tyrone. The train is bound for Bellefonte in Centre County, where the engine will be wyed for the return... (more)
PRR K4s No. 1361 pulling a Horseshoe Curve Chapter NRHS Special on the old PRR Middle Division, on the return trip from Bellefonte to Altoona
PRR K4s No. 1361 is pulling a Horseshoe Curve Chapter NRHS Special along the old PRR Bald Eagle Branch, from Bellefonte to Altoona
PRR K4s No. 1361 is pulling a Horseshoe Curve Chapter NRHS Special off the old PRR Bald Eagle Branch, switching onto the Bellefonte Branch.
Pennsy K4s No. 1361 being watered in downtown Bellefonte on a cold October Saturday in 1987.
Primed and ReadyWhile there hasn't a huge amount of progress on the engine or boiler (background) at this time, attention is being had to a large piece of the puzzle.
Isn't This Putting the Cart Before the Horse?Some might say so. But while the museum organizes the remaining heavy work to the engine proper, the long-overdue finishing touches on P... (more)
Pennsy K4s No. 1361 on the wye at Bellefonte, with a short consist of three cars. Last I heard (February, 2019) they are planning to manufacture a new boiler.
The Last Hurrah? An original negative dated April 15, 1956 (63 years to the day of this submission), original photographer unknown, from my personal collection: