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Pennsylvania Railroad
Pure PRR prior to February 01, 1968
Photo Album By: Rick Erben
 
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Photo ID: 253102

Here's one for the modelers. You are looking out the back window of a 1954 PRR excursion down the Port Line. Today, this is known as CP Holtwood on the NS. RP.net viewer Joe Benson reports that... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Holtwood, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: excursion
Photo Date: October 10, 1954


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Oct 01, 2008

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Photo ID: 252761

This was taken on the Port Road, during a 1954 PRR excursion train, looking out the back window. Today about 80% of the old PRR signals on this route are still serving, and the Port Line remains ... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: n/a
Location: West Pilot, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: excursion
Photo Date: October 10, 1954


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Sep 29, 2008

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Photo ID: 247628

The late-afternoon sun bathes the PRR Lewistown depot on the last day of 1956.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Depot
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: December 31, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 20, 2008

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Photo ID: 247627

The skies have opened up and here's one more companion view of the action at Lewistown in the last daylight hours of 1956. For an earlier view of the steam engine being hostled, click more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-2
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 6967
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: December 31, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 20, 2008

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Photo ID: 247550

Seen earlier in the yard, the PRR 6967 starts to pull. To see that view, click here. PRR Class M1a.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-2
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 6967
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: December 31, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 19, 2008

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Photo ID: 247455

Ore empties move east behind Baldwin sharks. John's railfanning companion was his longtime friend the late Bill Rosenberg of Kew Gardens, Long Island, N.Y., and the method of transport for this 3... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Baldwin RF-16
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 9744
Train ID: ore empties
Photo Date: December 31, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 19, 2008

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Photo ID: 247056

A Mountain-type M1a is tied onto a manifest out on the main at Lewistown. Thanks to Mr. Hess for the research on the locomotive number. To see the same train getting underway, click Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-2
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 6967
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: December 31, 1956



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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 17, 2008

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Photo ID: 246455

John's year-end PRR foray with his railfan friend the late Bill Rosenberg of Long Island, N.Y., moves from Hagerstown to Harrisburg and he immediately puts his Argus C3 to work. P5A 4769 poses wi... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: P5A
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 4769
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: December 30, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 12, 2008

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Photo ID: 245856

Crowl, a hamlet of 40, was on the 27-mile PRR Shamokin Valley branch between Sunbury and Mt. Carmel. It was one of the last places to see operating PRR steam. Abundant coal, good water, heavy se... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Crowl, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: October 20, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 08, 2008

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Photo ID: 245737

Pennsy 4390 takes on water at Crowl. The Shamokin branch ran 27 miles from the Susquehanna at Sunbury, PA., to an interchange with the LV at Mt. Carmel, PA., and saw a lot of ore moves. Thanks t... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-10-0
Location: Crowl, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 4390
Train ID: local
Photo Date: October 20, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 07, 2008

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Photo ID: 245311

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 Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 5878
Train ID: Washington Express
Photo Date: August 18, 1956



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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 04, 2008

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Photo ID: 245302

PRR5865 and leader 5878 are refueled at Renovo. There were no fuel tanks, only a coaling tower, so a contractor was called in to refuel Buffalo-Harrisburg trains. To view a companion shot of the... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Renovo, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 5865
Train ID: Wash. Express
Photo Date: August 18, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 04, 2008

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Photo ID: 238083

Cabin 477992 had the PRR radiophone antenna.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Newark, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 477992
Train ID: caboose shove
Photo Date: October 25, 1952


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By: John Dziobko

Added: Jun 04, 2008

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Photo ID: 238023

N8-style cabin 478095 was a real Cadillac, a shoving platform ahead of it's time. How many RR employees can you count in this photo?

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Newark, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 478095
Train ID: caboose shove
Photo Date: November 08, 1952


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By: John Dziobko

Added: Jun 03, 2008

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Photo ID: 236690

8175 is working hard getting out of the yard. PRR Class H10.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Kearny, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 8175
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: December 27, 1952


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By: John Dziobko

Added: May 24, 2008

Views: 5,198
Comments: 0

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