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The Pennsylvania Railroad

a pictorial history
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  • English
Bonanza Books , New York
Pennsylvania Rail
Statementby Edwin P. Alexander.
LC ClassificationsTF25.P4 A54 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2857806M
ISBN 100517022486
LC Control Number84020438

The Pennsylvania Railroad (reporting mark PRR, legal name The Pennsylvania Railroad Company, also known as the "Pennsy") was an American Class I railroad that was established in and was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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An extensive and colorful salute to the nation's largest railroad during its most dramatic years/5(21). The Society's mission is to further scholarly learning and interest in The Pennsylvania Railroad book 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.

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The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, better known as the Lackawanna Railroad, was organized in and thrived on the anthracite coal traffic originating from the area surrounding Scranton/5(7).

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The Pennsylvania Railroad Company was the largest railroad in the United States in terms of corporate assets and traffic from the last quarter of the nineteenth century until the decline of the northeast's and midwest's dominance of manufacturing.

Pennsylvania Railroad: Shamokin Branch. Ore Trains and Coal Mines. Our book, Pennsylvania Railroad: Shamokin Branch, made its debut on May 19th at the 49th annual meeting of the PRRT&HS. Our intention after the meeting was to dive into this blog in earnest, but a series of other matters (all completed now) drew our attention away.

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Railroad Retirement Board Records. Previously an extension of, now the successor of the Keystone Crossings web site. This group is for those interested in the history and/or modeling of the Pennsylvania Railroad. All are encouraged. Pennsylvania station in New York city by Pennsylvania railroad company and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Pennsylvania Railroad: Acts of the legislature relating to corporations of the state of New Jersey in which the Pennsylvania Railroad Company is interested by lease or otherwise; together with the acts of the legislature of the state of Pennsylvania relating to the Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad Company [etc.] (Philadelphia, Review Printing.

The Frederick and Pennsylvania Line railroad ran from Frederick, Maryland to the Pennsylvania-Maryland State line, or Mason–Dixon line near Kingsdale, Pennsylvania consisting of 28 miles ( km) of center-line track and miles ( km) of total track including sidings.

Chartered inthe railroad started construction in and cost $,Locale: Frederick and Carroll Counties, Maryland, United. Where the proposed alignment of the South Pennsylvania Railroad was to be built west of New Stanton, Pa. along the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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Originally conceived as a portage railroad to link the Schuylkill and Susquehanna rivers, it soon morphed into two. From humble beginnings in the s, the Pennsylvania Railroad grew to be one of the most powerful, influential railroads in American history--a railroad that Fortune Magazine called “a nation unto itself.” It owned its own shops, coal mines, hotels, communications system, and power plants, not to mention hundreds of depots (including the famous Penn Station in Manhattan),/5(10).

The Ma & Pa - A History of The Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad by George Hilton Considered by many to be "the bible" on the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad, George Hilton's book was first published in Bya third printing had been made of this classic. This is a updated soft cover version from the Johns Hopkins University Press.

List of Pennsylvania railroads. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The following railroads operate in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania Common freight carriers. Aliquippa (tourist trains operating over Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad trackage) Kiski Junction Railroad (working railroad that also operates tourist trains) Lehigh Gorge Scenic.

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Prophet photo. After over 20 years of research and writing, this page book contains over photos and track diagrams, plus two large insert pages of maps.

It describes the railroad from its conception in September to the present day. E&P was a north-south Iine that. The Pennsylvania Railroad: Its Origin, Construction, Condition, and Connections ; Embracing Historical, Descriptive, and Statistical Notices of Cities, Towns, Villages, Stations, Industries, and Objects of Interest on Its Various Lines in Pennsylvania and New Jersey3/5(1).

Pennsylvania Railroad. Online books by this author are available. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere. Filed under: Pennsylvania Railroad The Pennsylvania Railroad's Cleveland Docks (), by Ohio and Western Pennsylvania Dock Company (illustrated HTML at; Workers' Emotions in Shop and Home: A Study of Individual Workers From the Psychological and.

Prior to the existence of the Railroad, Pennsylvania’s commerce was plagued by inefficiency. Disjointed rivers, roads, and canals were inadequate in linking centers of trade such as Philadelphia and Pittsburgh with the “interior,” isolated regions just west of the state.

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[Mike Schafer; Brian Solomon] -- "This illustrated history examines the evolution of the mighty "Pennsy" from a disparate group of early horse-car lines into a twentieth-century transportation giant sprawling across 10, route.South Pennsylvania Railroad.

likes · 26 talking about this. The South Pennsylvania Railroad was never completed. This shows how and where to locate the route abandoned but was the route for the 5/5(2).Once the Pennsylvania Railroad reached Pittsburgh, Cincinnati was the great inland city to which the Railroad had to connect.

This book brings together photos, historical materials, and company records from sources both local and nationwide. It thus combines knowledge and .