This is PRR's daily local, S71, which ran from Northumberland to Selinsgrove Jct., then out the Selinsgrove Secondary to the PP&L power plant in Shamokin Dam, PA. (coal loads). It then continued ... (more)
L1s 2369 awaiting a call to duty at Williamsport, PA. Note the circular number plate common to freight engines prior to the use of a Keystone plate on the M1 Class freight haulers in the 1920s.
The hogger waits for a hand signal to highball. PRR Class M1a.
John gets the stare-down from the hogger on Decapod I1s 4650. 123 of these brutes were built at Altoona, the last one worked until 1957.
This could be the Washington/Philly Express, a day train from Buffalo, slowing for its stop. This is the same leader as seen in Railroad: Pennsylvania RailroadLocomotive: EMD E7(A)Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: PRR 5878Train ID: Washington ExpressPhoto Date: August 18, 1956