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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:UNKNOWN 2-4-0Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:Order No:
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Notes:Built in England, c. 1830; Camden & Amboy.
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PRR "Modern Locomotives And Cars: 1939," Page 1
Title:  PRR "Modern Locomotives And Cars: 1939," Page 1
Description:  Here is page one of a 30-page booklet published by the Pennsylvania Railroad entitled "Modern Locomotives And Cars: 1939." Pictured at the top is the "John Bull" and two vintage passenger cars. This locomotive was built in England in the 1830's and belonged to the Camden & Amboy Railroad.
Photo Date:  7/1/1939  Upload Date: 7/11/2020 12:56:33 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR JOHNBULL(2-4-0)
Views:  20   Comments: 0
"John Bull," 2-4-0, 1940
Title:  "John Bull," 2-4-0, 1940
Description:  Vintage. Here is a photo of a replica of the "John Bull." This replica was fabricated at the Altoona Works. Piston and driving rod are located underneath, but the basics of later locomotives are already present. The "John Bull" replica is now on exhibit at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg. (Photo dated 16 May 1940)
Photo Date:  5/16/1940  Upload Date: 5/23/2016 11:05:50 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR JOHNBULL(2-4-0)
Views:  278   Comments: 1
"John Bull," 2-4-0, 1940
Title:  "John Bull," 2-4-0, 1940
Description:  Vintage. Here is a photo of a replica of the "John Bull." This replica was fabricated at the Altoona Works. Piston and driving rod are located underneath, but the basics of later locomotives are already present. The "John Bull" replica is now on exhibit at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg. (Photo dated 16 May 1940)
Photo Date:  5/16/1940  Upload Date: 5/23/2016 11:10:17 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR JOHNBULL(2-4-0)
Views:  1198   Comments: 0
"Altoona Works," Page 19, 1941
Title:  "Altoona Works," Page 19, 1941
Description:  Here is page five of a five-page article entitled "Altoona Works." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Mutual Magazine," page 19. Top Photo: Aerial photo by Mr. C.R. Hoser. Bottom Photo, Partial Caption: "The photograph shows the original 'John Bull'.... (The photograph was taken after renovation of the locomotive by the P.R.R. Altoona Shops in September, 1927.)"
Photo Date:  11/2/1941  Upload Date: 1/26/2019 2:38:45 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR JOHNBULL(2-4-0)
Views:  86   Comments: 0
"Trains" Centennial Issue, Page 14, 1946
Title:  "Trains" Centennial Issue, Page 14, 1946
Description:  Here is page 14 of the April 1946 issue of "Trains" magazine. It's the first page of a ten-page story by Mr. Edwin P. Alexander entitled "Beginnings of a Railroad." Top Photo, Partial Caption: "Among the earlier companies which became a part of the Pennsylvania Railroad was Camden & Amboy, one of the oldest American railroads. This 1854 photo shows a C&A train pulled by its historic locomotive, John Bull."
Photo Date:  4/13/1946  Upload Date: 6/5/2019 2:24:11 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR JOHNBULL(2-4-0)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
"Trains" Centennial Issue, Page 20, 1946
Title:  "Trains" Centennial Issue, Page 20, 1946
Description:  Here is page 20 of the April 1946 issue of "Trains" magazine. It's the seventh page of a ten-page story by Mr. Edwin P. Alexander entitled "Beginnings of a Railroad." Top Photo Caption: "The old reversed photo on Horseshoe Curve shows a train typical of the 1880's on the Pennsylvania Railroad. The neat cap-stacked engines were characteristic of the road." Photo by William H. Rau. Shown here is PRR engine #601, a D-11A (4-4-0) "American" built in the Altoona Machine Shops during 1886 and retired in July of 1907 after 21 years of service. Bottom Left-Hand Photo: Shown here is the Camden & Amboy's "John Bull."
Photo Date:  4/13/1946  Upload Date: 6/7/2019 8:07:54 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 601(4-4-0) PRR JOHNBULL(2-4-0)
Views:  124   Comments: 1
"Ghost Train Of The PRR," Page 16, 1955
Title:  "Ghost Train Of The PRR," Page 16, 1955
Description:  Here is page one of a two-page article entitled "Ghost Train Of The PRR." It was published originally in the March 1955 issue of "Pennsy" Magazine, page 16.
Photo Date:  3/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/21/2017 1:06:09 PM
Location:  Trenton, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR JOHNBULL(2-4-0)
Views:  275   Comments: 0
"Ghost Train Of The PRR," Page 17, 1955
Title:  "Ghost Train Of The PRR," Page 17, 1955
Description:  Here is page two of a two-page article entitled "Ghost Train Of The PRR." It was published originally in the March 1955 issue of "Pennsy" Magazine, page 17. Bottom Left-Hand Photo: Shown here is the replica of the "John Stevens" steam locomotive that was built in Juniata during 1925.
Photo Date:  3/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/21/2017 1:10:08 PM
Location:  Trenton, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR JOHNBULL(2-4-0) PRR JOHNSTEVEN(0-4-0)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
"Trains" Magazine, January 1956
Title:  "Trains" Magazine, January 1956
Description:  Here is a photo taken by Mr. Clarence R.Weaver. It was published originally in the December 1956 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 8. Photo Caption: "To entertain a recent model railroader convention in Baltimore, Md., the Pennsy de-mothballed the old-timers it keeps at Northumberland, Pa., and sent them down behind a Geep. From the GP-7 back, the train includes 2-8-0 No. 1187, 4-4-0 No. 1223, 4-4-2 No. 7002, the John Bull (on flats), and open-ended coaches." #8548 is an ES-15M road switcher built by GM-EMD in September of 1953 and rated at 1,500 horsepower.
Photo Date:  1/1/1956  Upload Date: 8/10/2019 8:00:27 PM
Location:  Northumberland, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 8548(GP7) PRR 1187(2-8-0) PRR 1223(4-4-0) PRR 7002(4-4-2) PRR JOHNBULL(2-4-0)
Views:  312   Comments: 0


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