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By:Thomas C. Ayers
Dates:9/1/1957 - 9/1/1957
Album Info:Here are the front cover and a seven-page cover article entitled "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR." They were published originally in the September-October 1957 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, pages 1-7. No author is specified. "On Sunday, August 4, 1957, the big change-over took place. At freight yards all over the System, new patterns for classifying freight cars went into effect. Scores of blue-ribbon freight trains changed to new schedules and routings. New freight trains came into being. This all added up to the most far-reaching revision of the PRR's traffic flow in recent history. The story behind it is summed up in one word: Conway." (Page 1)
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"Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Front Cover, 1957
Title:  "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Front Cover, 1957
Description:  Here is the front cover of a seven-page cover article entitled "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR." It was published originally on the September-October 1957 issue of "Pennsy" magazine. Cover Caption: "Clifford D. Mehring, retarder operator, is pictured in the westbound retarder tower at Conway Yard. Mr. Mehring, who is married and the father of two daughers, has been with the Railroad for 11 years."
Photo Date:  9/1/1957  Upload Date: 11/30/2019 8:49:04 AM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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"Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 1, 1957
Title:  "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 1, 1957
Description:  Here is page one of a seven-page cover article entitled "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR." It was published originally in the September-October 1957 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 1.
Photo Date:  9/1/1957  Upload Date: 11/30/2019 8:58:47 AM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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"Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 2, 1957
Title:  "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 2, 1957
Description:  Here is page two of a seven-page cover article entitled "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR." It was published originally in the September-October 1957 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 2. Photo Caption: "Yardmaster Leonard Whitehouse watches operations from his 70-foot tower. Comparison of America's retarder-operated yards shows Conway is first in classification track capacity and humping capacity, and second only to Enola in total operating capacity."
Photo Date:  9/1/1957  Upload Date: 11/30/2019 9:02:28 AM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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"Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 3, 1957
Title:  "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 3, 1957
Description:  Here is page three of a seven-page cover article entitled "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR." It was published originally in the September-October 1957 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 3. Top Left-Hand Photo, Partial Caption: "As train enters yard, Car Inspectors R.B. DeDominicis and K.E. Sergeant are ready for it." They're ready for a "Shark" attack!
Photo Date:  9/1/1957  Upload Date: 11/30/2019 4:11:44 PM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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"Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 4, 1957
Title:  "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 4, 1957
Description:  Here is page four of a seven-page cover article entitled "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR." It was published originally in the September-October 1957 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 4. Bottom Right-Hand Photo Caption: "Robin Forbes, assistant signal supervisor, checks operation of retarder control room, which utilizes approximately 3,000 vacuum tubes and 30,000 resistors and condensers."
Photo Date:  9/1/1957  Upload Date: 11/30/2019 4:15:19 PM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Signal
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"Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 5, 1957
Title:  "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 5, 1957
Description:  Here is page five of a seven-page cover article entitled "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR." It was published originally in the September-October 1957 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 5. Bottom Right-Hand Photo Caption: "Car Inspector P.S. Bartolovic reports a shop car, using 29-ounce Micro-Talkie radio."
Photo Date:  9/1/1957  Upload Date: 12/1/2019 8:56:53 AM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
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"Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 6, 1957
Title:  "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 6, 1957
Description:  Here is page six of a seven-page cover article entitled "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR." It was published originally in the September-October 1957 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 6. Top Left-Hand Photo, Partial Caption: "Conway at night is brilliantly lighted for safe operation. The 26 floodlight towers, 100 feet high, burn over half a million watts."
Photo Date:  9/1/1957  Upload Date: 12/1/2019 2:48:26 PM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Night,Yard,Signal
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"Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 7, 1957
Title:  "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR," Page 7, 1957
Description:  Here is page seven of a seven-page cover article entitled "Conway: New Hub Of The PRR." It was published originally in the September-October 1957 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 7. Top Left-Hand Photo Caption: "Moderistic building houses main offices, as well as YMCA and welfare facilities."
Photo Date:  9/1/1957  Upload Date: 12/1/2019 2:52:07 PM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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