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Traveling the Pennsylvania railroad

William Herman Rau

Traveling the Pennsylvania railroad

the photographs of William H. Rau

by William Herman Rau

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rau, William Herman, -- 1855-1920,
  • Pennsylvania Railroad -- Pictorial works,
  • Photography of railroads

  • Edition Notes

    157,601

    Statementedited by John C. Van Horne with Eileen E. Drelick ; essays by Kenneth Finkel, Mary Panzer, John R. Stilgoe.
    ContributionsVan Horne, John C., Drelick, Eileen E., Finkel, Kenneth., Panzer, Mary., Stilgoe, John R., 1949-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23263560M
    ISBN 100812236254
    LC Control Number2001027619

    Pennsylvania was finally spurred to action inand perhaps the surrounding states of New York and Maryland deserve credit. Dover, NH: Arcadia, It filed for bankruptcy in and was bought by Conrail and Amtrak. Johnson Acknowledgments List of Contributors Index. Rau Collection Bibliography of William H. Hartman, Jesse Lee.

    During one particular run on July 20,led by the locomotive set a speed record of mph between Brigantine Junction and Egg Harbor City carrying a five-car consist. Burgess, George H. The Pennsylvania Railroad was incorporated as a line that would link Harrisburg to Pittsburgh. Pulling, Anne Frances.

    Later, inthe General Assembly voted to have this proposed Pennsylvania Canal constructed. Rau Collection Bibliography of William H. Trackside under Pennsy wires with James P. Engine is maintained by volunteers of the Williams Grove Historical Steam Engine Association outside of Harrisburg, and is operated several weekends each summer. The tunnel was later used by the Turnpike until bypassed in Known as "the standard railroad of the world," the PRR was the largest rail system in the East and linked metropolitan New York and Philadelphia In the s Philadelphia's preeminent photographer, William H.


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The collection includes striking views not just of railcars, tracks, and stations but also of cities and towns, bridges, ferry boats, rivers, canals, factories, residences, and hotels, mostly in Pennsylvania, but with some views also of New York, New Jersey, and Maryland.

Edgar Thomson pushed the Pennsy's development continuously in terms of reach and in technology. Louis as shown on this route map. A six-wheeled switching engine was the next electric motive power designed, being classified as B1. Like other railroads, the Pennsy was unable to update its roster at will during the World War II years; by the end of the war their roster was in rough shape.

The collection includes striking views not just of railcars, tracks, and stations but also of cities and towns, bridges, ferry boats, rivers, canals, factories, residences, and hotels, mostly in Pennsylvania, but with some views also of New York, New Jersey, and Maryland.

Init obtained title to the grade east of Mount Traveling the Pennsylvania railroad book. For most of its existence, the Pennsylvania Railroad was conservative in its locomotive choices and pursued standardization, both in locomotive types and their component Traveling the Pennsylvania railroad book.

Locomotives of the Pennsylvania had a clean look to them. John C. Using this system meant that Traveling the Pennsylvania railroad book tenders of their locomotives had a comparatively large proportion of coal which could not be taken on board while running compared to water capacity.

An amendment to the charter on May 12, allowed it to connect with the Allegheny Portage Railroad and the Pittsburgh and Connellsville Railroad. With industry booming at the turn of the 20th Century, the Pennsy was having difficulties handling the increasing traffic that came with untamed growth.

In such cases, subcontractors were hired to build to PRR designs, [55] unlike most railroads that ordered to broad specifications and left most design choices to the builder.

Its AC induction motors and side-rod drive powered six axles. There are ten inclined plains; five ascending, and five descending. Both of these prototypes, along with an O-1, a P5A and a K4s steam locomotive underwent exhaustive testing. She worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company and its successors from to Eventually lengths up to 6, feet went into use on all the planes of the Portage.

HC1s - simple articulated locomotive. In all, 89 of these locomotives were built. Under Thomson, the Pennsy achieved unrivaled engineering feats.

Grant all traveled over the Allegheny Mountains on this rail system that had a reputation of being dangerous due to its daily accidents. Giannantonio was minimal, it exuded a lasting influence upon them.

It eventually came to be known as "Vanderbilt's Folly". Vanderbilt syndicate[ edit ] New York Central and Pennsylvania Railroad competition[ edit ] The unused charter of the defunct South Pennsylvania Railroad was revived in the s as a weapon in a growing war between the New York Central Railroad and the Pennsylvania Railroadthe two major Eastern railroad systems.

Trackside under Pennsy wires with James P.Pennsylvania Railroad: Shamokin Branch. Ore Trains and Coal Mines. Our book, Pennsylvania Railroad: Shamokin Branch, made its debut on May 19th at the 49th annual meeting of the PRRT&HS. Our intention after the meeting was to dive into this blog in earnest, but a series of other matters (all completed now) drew our attention away.

About this Item: University of Pennsylvania Press, Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Oblong hardcover with dustjacket, book looks new, no remarkable flaws, jacket has an unfortunate 2-inch surface-scrape on the front panel, nice shape otherwise with a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, reproduces almost of these.

Nov 25,  · Do you want to remove all your recent searches? All recent searches will be deleted.In the s Philadelphia's pdf photographer, William H.

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