While the regular train crew uses Baldwin S12 #301 to pull inbound cars off the Conrail Interchange, an Extra crew is utilizing B23-7 #4211 to dump ballast on one of the many tracks recently built... (more)
Here is another example of one of the Santa Fe 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. This beautiful streamlined locomotive was known as the "Blue Goose". My... (more)
Here is an example of one of the Santa Fe 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. This BLW builders photo card is from the J. R. Doughty collection.
The East Penn crew is heading West on the Octoraro Branch with cars bound for Avondale
The East Penn crew is heading North to interchange cars with Brandywine Valley Railroad in South Coatesville
Here is another Baldwin Locomotive Works 4-8-4, number 2651, built for the Northern Pacific Railway. My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., who worked for Baldwin as a design engineer, would... (more)
This 2-8-2 Mikado was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway in 1922. This Baldwin Locomotive Works Builder's photo card is from the J. R. Doughty col... (more)
A West Bound East Penn train is seen south of Pocopson on the Wilmington and Northern branch of the railroad. The train has several covered hoppers and tank cars bound for the Octoraro Branch of t... (more)
The East Penn crew has just picked up inbound cars from Brandywine Valley's Coatesville Yard and are heading South through Mortonville towards Pocopson.
Paoli, 1975- a mixture of Deepwater Green Penn Central and Tuscan Red PRR MP54 MU cars are trundling into Paoli Yard. Bringing up the rear is Wilmington-rebuilt (1950-53) ex-PRR no. 508. Today, ... (more)
Doubleheaded Penn Central GG1s lead autoracks eastbound through Earnest Yard in Norristown, PA, on a misty spring day.
On a few occasions, especially when our Mom and sisters where out of the house, my Dad would take his LP record "Valle del Locomotora de Vapor" (Valley of the Steam Locomotives), put it ... (more)
Streamliners on the Main Line
Arguably the best looking train to travel the PRR main line west of Philadelphia since the more prosperous days of the Pennsy was Conrail’s office car... (more)
Varnish at West Falls
Conrail’s Office Car Special traverses the former Reading bridge at West Falls, Pennsylvania. The train has left Philadelphia, and is entering the West Trento... (more)