The Pennsylvania Railroad Technical &
Preserving the heritage of "The Standard Railroad of the World" for future generations
M1B 6787, East Altoona, April 1957, was built by Lima, placed into service on April 3, 1930 as an M1A, converted to M1B in September 1946, and was sold for scrap in September 1959.
John Prophet photo.
The Society's mission is to further scholarly learning and interest in the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) and its predecessor companies by stimulating and encouraging the collecting, researching, recording and preserving of all technical, historical and practical information concerning the PRR and to make this information available to interested persons in appropriate ways, such as publications, meetings, and the maintenance of a research archive. In addition, the Society hopes to further accurate modeling.
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"From the Midwest to Florida By Rail
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The first of two volumes of the definitive history of through passenger service from all Midwest cities to Florida.All railroads, trains, and years.
(May 1, 2014 release)
Vol. 1 covers C&EL-Monon-IC-PRR-L&N-M&O.
(for future release)
Vol. 2 covers Q&C/SR-Frisco-FEC-Amtrak-Stations-Jim Crow-Maps-Yearly Train OperationEast Coast-
"Shadow Service" (mostly PRR).
The very intertwined subject matter means that complete coverage of any single railroad
is not possible in a single volume.
We recommend that the reader purchase both volumes
We expect to sell out quickly
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