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  1. NS 068 Limited Special

    NS 068 Limited Special

    Headed east just west of Laporte, IN on the NS Chicago line.
  2. Es in Elkhart

    Es in Elkhart

    Restored PRR E units rounding the curve at the east end of the NS Elkhart yard on their way to Chicago to celebrate Amtrak's 40th anniversary..
  3. Newly outshopped PRR 9069

    Newly outshopped PRR 9069

    PRR 9069 a few days after out shopping, back in its PRR scheme and number again!
  4. It Was a Far Better World

    It Was a Far Better World

  5. Washington Union Centenial

    Washington Union Centenial

  6. Washington Union Centenial

    Washington Union Centenial

    Standard Railroad of the World
  7. Washington Union Centenial

    Washington Union Centenial

  8. Last Surviving E7

    Last Surviving E7

    The last surviving E7, a former Pennsylvania Railroad locomotive #5901, is beautifully restored and preserved for future generations at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg.
  9. PRR Signal in Harrisburg

    PRR Signal in Harrisburg

    A classic Pennsy position light signal and catenary pole on the abandoned Cumberland Valley Branch in the late evening light.
  10. Liberty Ltd., 2006

    Liberty Ltd., 2006

    The famous Juniata Terminal E8s once again transport disabled servicemen and women to the Army-Navy game in Philly. A string of historic, privately owned rail coaches of various liveries was used for the event.
  11. PRR E8s

    PRR E8s

    Approaching Middletown, Bennett Levin's magnificent E8s cross the PRR bridge over Swatara Creek. Tomorrow, they lead the Flaming Foliage excursion from Harrisburg to Renovo, PA. Canon 20D and 17-40mm lens. Copyright Dave Kerr, 2006.
  12. PRR GP-9, #7048

    PRR GP-9, #7048

    A familiar sight to visitors to Horseshoe Curve, GP-9 #7048 signs of neglect and decay. 2 July 2005. Copyright Dave Kerr, 2005.
  13. PRR K-4, #1361

    PRR K-4, #1361

    At the machine shop at Steamtown NHS, dedicated volunteers and staff continue the complex task of rebuilding PRR 1361. 23 July 2005. Copyright Dave Kerr, 2005.
  14. PRR 7002

    PRR 7002

    Built in 1902 at the PRR Juniata Shops, this converted E-2 was originally numbered 8063. It last operated in 1989. Canon 20D and 17-40mm lens. April 9, 2005 Copyright Dave Kerr, 2005.
  15. No early retirement

    No early retirement

    Years after its parent railroad has gone, this PRR flatcar continues to perform MOW duties at Williamsport, PA.
  16. Silent Sentinels

    Silent Sentinels

    This photo was taken around September 2000 in Milesburg, PA on the ex-PRR Bald Eagle branch. This signal bridge guards the branch to Bellefonte. It was taken using a Hasselblad 500 C/M with a 135mm lens. Film was TMAX 100 and was printed on Ilford MGIV fiber paper (8"x10"). The scan...
  17. Arriving in Chicago on a PRR train

    Arriving in Chicago on a PRR train

    This was taken in the mid-50's. A car I could never ID, it was on a PRR train, maybe even the Broadway limited. Anyone know what it is?
  18. Back on home tracks PT 2

    Back on home tracks PT 2

    Another shot, a better shot, of the former PRR E-8 steaming north towards Baltimore on July 5th, 2003.
  19. Back on home tracks

    Back on home tracks

    In July of 2003, a former PRR E-8 makes a excursion run up to Baltimore, and then onto Harrisburg for a NRHS trip. It is just after 7:30am on that Sat., and it was truly a site to see her in action coming up the NEC at Bowie Md. Not the best photo of her that day I'm sure, but my only one, and... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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