The Pennsylvania Railroad Technical &
REQUEST FOR EMPLOYEE RECORDS
The PRRT&HS Archives in Lewistown does not have personnel records of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
There are some other sources which might provide assistance in genealogical investigations.
Railroad Retirement Board
for records of individuals who worked in the railroad industry after 1936.
Pennsylvania State Archives
Voluntary Relief Department
for employee information or the enrollment cards of the
Voluntary Relief Department which was an insurance program
the PRR began in 1886. Not all PRR employees chose to
participate in the Voluntary Relief Program.
For additional information at the Pennsylvania State Archives on Railroad employees, see
the Railroad Employees Page
The Pennsylvania State Archives may not have all the enrollment cards and
there are some research restrictions, but this source might be worth an inquiry.
Temple University -The Urban Archives
Temple Archives contain a variety of boxed records.
It may be a hit or miss research option but again some PRR records do locate here.
This last link
list other research libraries where you can pursue genealogical investigations.
Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical
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