Category: pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Limited at Altoona. 5/14/1…

The Pennsylvania Limited at Altoona.

5/14/1969

19680330 03 Penn Central Railroad, Pittsburgh…

19680330 03 Penn Central Railroad, Pittsburgh, PA

19680330 03 Penn Central Railroad, Pittsburgh, PA by David Wilson

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Train #54, the Pennsylvania Limited paused in Pittsburgh for 35 minutes to load and discharge passengers and set out the Chicago-Pittsburgh sleeper.

The “Pennsylvania Limited” leave…

The “Pennsylvania Limited” leaves Pittsburgh, PA
for Chicago in the early morning of a gray day in May, 1966.

PRR train, engine number 5839 + additional d…

PRR train, engine number 5839 + additional diesel units, engine type EMD E8

Train #54, Gotham Ltd.; 18 cars. Photographed: near Altoona, Pa., July 15, 1953.

An ABA set of Pennsy PAs at Harrisburg with …

An ABA set of Pennsy PAs at Harrisburg with the Washington DC section of the eastbound Gotham Limited.

9/3/1951

Rock Island, Southern Pacific Golden State sle…

Rock Island, Southern Pacific Golden State sleepers on Pennsylvania Admiral at Horseshoe Curve

The Admiral is two hours late, according to the caption of this photo from Don Ball, Jr.’s Pennsylvania Railroad 1940s-1950s. The sleepers from the Golden State are coming through from L.A. From the late 40s until the mid-50s transcontinental sleepers, switched from train to train in Chicago, operated from New York and Washington to L.A. and San Francisco.

Here is a photo taken by Fred McLeod at the …

Here is a photo taken by Fred McLeod at the Pennsylvania Railroad’s Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during the Summer of 1948. Shown here is a PRR K-4S (4-6-2) “Pacific” locomotive pulling the second section of the “Gotham Limited” from Chicago to New York City.

8/15/1948

Inside a Pennsylvania Railroad observation c…

Inside a Pennsylvania Railroad observation car

A Pennsylvania Railroad photo shows passengers in observation car 1121, one of two rebuilt from heavyweight coaches for the all-coach, New York–Chicago Trail Blazer, launched on July 28, 1939. Publicity photos of car interiors were often made while the car was parked in a yard, but the setting for this one is Pennsy’s big Schuylkill River bridge in Philadelphia. PRR photo

Pennsylvania Special

Pennsylvania Special

4-4-2 with Chicago–New York Pennsylvania Special at North Philadelphia, 1908.

The Pennsylvania Limited, hauled by Class D-…

The Pennsylvania Limited, hauled by Class D-16a Locomotive No. 296. Photographed in 1899, on the Philadelphia Division, near Merion, PA.