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By:Thomas C. Ayers
Dates:9/22/1996 - 9/22/1996
Album Info:Here are the front cover and a six-page cover article by Robert Emerson & Kurt Bell entitled "The Pennsylvania Railroad's Historical Collection." It was published originally in the Fall 1996 issue of "Vintage Rails," pages 80-85. "This small assortment of older equipment formed the core of what was later to become known as the Pennsylvania Railroad Historical Collection. Over the next 30 years, it grew to become one of the finest assemblages of locomotives and cars ever set aside for preservation by a single railroad." (Page 80)
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"PRR's Historical Collection," Front Cover, 1996
Title:  "PRR's Historical Collection," Front Cover, 1996
Description:  Here is the front cover of a six-page cover article by Robert Emerson & Kurt Bell entitled "The Pennsylvania Railroad's Historical Collection." It was published originally in the Fall 1996 issue of "Vintage Rails," pages 80-85. Photo Caption: "Don Wood's photo shows three historic Pennsylvania Railroad locomotives in the Northumberland Roundhouse in March 1966." Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #7688, #2846, and #460; all are presently on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. #7688 is an H-10S built by the Lima Locomotive Works during 1915. #2846 is an H-6SB built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1905. #460 is an E-6S (4-4-2) "American" built in Juniata during 1914.
Photo Date:  9/22/1996  Upload Date: 7/14/2017 5:53:44 PM
Location:  Northumberland, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 7688(2-8-0) PRR 2846(2-8-0) PRR 460(4-4-2)
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"PRR's Historical Collection," Page 80, 1996
Title:  "PRR's Historical Collection," Page 80, 1996
Description:  Here is page one of a six-page cover article by Robert Emerson & Kurt Bell entitled "The Pennsylvania Railroad's Historical Collection." It was published originally in the Fall 1996 issue of "Vintage Rails," page 80. Photo by Ken Douglas. Shown here is a partial view of PRR engine #5976, a BS-10A built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1948 and rated at 1,000 horsepower. Pictured at the controls is William Volkmer, one-time PRR Junior Engineer and author of the book entitled "PRR: Hudson to Horseshoe" that was published in 1994 by Morning Sun Books.
Photo Date:  9/22/1996  Upload Date: 7/14/2017 5:56:57 PM
Location:  Northumberland, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5976(DRS4-4-1000)
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"PRR's Historical Collection," Page 81, 1996
Title:  "PRR's Historical Collection," Page 81, 1996
Description:  Here is page two of a six-page cover article by Robert Emerson & Kurt Bell entitled "The Pennsylvania Railroad's Historical Collection." It was published originally in the Fall 1996 issue of "Vintage Rails," page 81. Photo by Clarence Weaver (1938). Partial Caption: "The Pennsylvania Railroad stored its historical collection in a working roundhouse at Northumberland, shown in September 1938."
Photo Date:  9/22/1996  Upload Date: 7/14/2017 6:01:04 PM
Location:  Northumberland, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
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"PRR's Historical Collection," Page 82, 1996
Title:  "PRR's Historical Collection," Page 82, 1996
Description:  Here is page three of a six-page cover article by Robert Emerson & Kurt Bell entitled "The Pennsylvania Railroad's Historical Collection." It was published originally in the Fall 1996 issue of "Vintage Rails," page 82. Photo by Pete Pontius. Shown here is PRR engine #5741, a G-5S (4-6-0) engine built in Juniata during 1924 and presently on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
Photo Date:  9/22/1996  Upload Date: 7/14/2017 6:05:21 PM
Location:  Northumberland, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5741(4-6-0)
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"PRR's Historical Collection," Page 83, 1996
Title:  "PRR's Historical Collection," Page 83, 1996
Description:  Here is page four of a six-page cover article by Robert Emerson & Kurt Bell entitled "The Pennsylvania Railroad's Historical Collection." It was published originally in the Fall 1996 issue of "Vintage Rails," page 83. Photo by Don Wood (1966). Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #94, #7688, #2846, and #460; all are presently on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. #94 is an A-5S (0-4-0) switcher built in Juniata during 1917. #7688 is an H-10S built by the Lima Locomotive Works during 1915. #2846 is an H-6SB built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1905. #460 is an E-6S (4-4-2) "American" built in Juniata during 1914.
Photo Date:  9/22/1996  Upload Date: 7/14/2017 6:15:59 PM
Location:  Northumberland, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 94(0-4-0) PRR 7688(2-8-0) PRR 2846(2-8-0) PRR 460(4-4-2)
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"PRR's Historical Collection," Page 84, 1996
Title:  "PRR's Historical Collection," Page 84, 1996
Description:  Here is page five of a six-page cover article by Robert Emerson & Kurt Bell entitled "The Pennsylvania Railroad's Historical Collection." It was published originally in the Fall 1996 issue of "Vintage Rails," page 84. Top Photo by Bill Volkmer (1965). Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #1670, #94, #460, and #6755; all are presently on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. #1670 is a B-6SB (0-6-0) switcher built in Juniata during 1916. #94 is an A-5S (0-4-0) switcher built in Juniata during 1917. #460 is an E-6S (4-4-2) "American" built in Juniata during 1914. #4755 is an M-1B (4-8-2) "Mountain" built in Juniata during 1930. Bottom Photo by Richard E. Bradley (1957). Shown here is PRR engine #559, an L-1S (2-8-2) "Mikado" built in Juniata during 1914 and retired in August of 1959.
Photo Date:  9/22/1996  Upload Date: 7/14/2017 6:20:23 PM
Location:  Northumberland, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 1670(0-6-0) PRR 94(0-4-0) PRR 559(2-8-2) PRR 460(4-4-2) PRR 4755(4-8-2)
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"PRR's Historical Collection," Page 85, 1996
Title:  "PRR's Historical Collection," Page 85, 1996
Description:  Here is page six of a six-page cover article by Robert Emerson & Kurt Bell entitled "The Pennsylvania Railroad's Historical Collection." It was published originally in the Fall 1996 issue of "Vintage Rails," page 85.
Photo Date:  9/22/1996  Upload Date: 7/14/2017 6:23:55 PM
Location:  Northumberland, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives: 
Views:  65   Comments: 0


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