PRR #643 (B4), built in 1901, hauling an excursion train along the Williams Grove Railroad.
Currently the only operating Pennsylvania Railroad steam locomotive, No. 643 was built by the Altoona Machine Shops as their C/N 2184, Class B4a, in June, 1901. The Pennsy sold her to the Central... (more)
A look down the tracks from the fireman's side of PRR 643.
Although the last of the Pennsy steamers only operates on a mile or so of track, she's a great take for photographers because she makes much more frequent runs than a typical tourist line....often... (more)
1/15 SEC PAN SHOT of Pennsy Switcher #643 as she flies across the Williams Grove Show Grounds at a breath-taking 15 mph.
PRR 643 cleans the flues as she climbs the grade at the very end of her track on "Steam Engine Hill". While the 643 was built in 1901, her boiler was replaced in the 1940s and is in good shape. ... (more)
The only Pennsy steamer still in operation today is this B4a switcher built in 1901. Today, she is lovingly cared for by the Williams Grove Historical Steam Engine Association and runs on a roug... (more)
PRR 643 waits in it's "home" before the Mother's Day steam exhibition at the "Grove
PRR 643 on one of her many runs Mothers Day weekend at the 'Grove
The ground flies by, even at 10mph
The last operating PRR steam locomotive leaves the station on it's 2 mile run, on the 1st day of operation for 2008