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The History of the Pennsylvania Railroad (Great Rails Series)

Timothy Jacobs

The History of the Pennsylvania Railroad (Great Rails Series)

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Published by Smithmark Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads - General,
  • Sale Books,
  • Transportation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8186471M
    ISBN 100831737875
    ISBN 109780831737870
    OCLC/WorldCa32589313

    The Pennsylvania Railroad's K4s "Pacific" ( built –, PRR Altoona, Baldwin) was their premier passenger-hauling steam locomotive from through the end of steam on the PRR in Attempts were made to replace the K4's, including the K5 and the T1 duplex locomotive, but neither were really K4's hauled the vast majority of express passenger trains until. Contributor: Pennsylvania Railroad Date: ; Book/Printed Material Pennsylvania rail road and its connections. Office of the Pennsylvania railroad company Philadelphia, November 3d, Transportation. Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML.


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The Ma & Pa: A History of the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad guides the reader from the early days of local railroad thinking to the demise of short line passenger service along the eastern Mason-Dixon line.

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History of the Pennsylvania Railroad book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Comprising o miles of operated track at its /5. The Pennsylvania Railroad collection, held by the Archives Service Center, includes (nearly all of which are 8x10 in size) gelatin dry plate images of railroad infrastructure dating from Many of the images depict construction and repair projects to the company's lines, both within the city of Pittsburgh, as well as across the.

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It also acquired control of the Long Island Railroad Company. Throughout most of its history the Pennsylvania was a prosperous railroad, losing money for the first time in The Pennsylvania Railroad charter provided that the railroad be governed by a board of thirteen directors each owning at least twenty shares of the company's capital stock.

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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 19th century until the decline of the northeast's and Midwest’s dominance of manufacturing, caused by the evolution of the interstate highway system and the advancements in air transportation.

See Part IV to learn how the Cleveland Clique leveraged on John Brough to solidify its control of the Bee Line and a route to St. Louis. (L) John Brough, courtesy of the Ohio History Connection. (R) Henry B. Payne, courtesy of the Library of Congress. With John Brough’s election to president of the Indianapolis and Bellefontiane Railroad [I&B] on Jthe Cleveland Clique cemented.

Beginnings --The Pennsylvania Railroad --The Pennsy under way --The Scott years --The Roberts years --Freight and passenger service; locomotives --The Cassatt years --World War I and the twenties --Boom and bust and war again --The end --Penn Central and Conrail.

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As a railroad researcher myself, I heartily recommend this book to anyone seriously interested in the history of the Pennsylvania Railroad.

It abounds with details and railroad-related minutiae. I can't imagine you'll ever find another PRR book so rich with information and so handily collected in one the Preface, author Eli Bowen. In the back of the room were huge, aging volumes that contained large photos of the Pennsylvania landscape in the mid to late s.

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On May 5,it was renamed the Sherman's Valley and Broad Top Railroad. Pennsylvania Railroad: By-laws of the Board of Directors (adopted April and May, ): together with the Charter of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, its supplement, and other laws relating to railroads projected from Cumberland to Pittsburg and from Pittsburg east / (Philadelphia: United States Book and Job Printing Office, ) (page.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 Jersey, Pennsylvania Railroad 3/5(1).Heart of the Pennsylvania Railroad book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Explores the Pennsy main line from Philadelphia t /5(2).