Book: The Wreck of the Red Arrow


The Wreck of the Red Arrow: An American Train Tragedy “Just after 3 am on February 18, 1947, a crack passenger train of the Pennsylvania Railroad pierced the fog and frigid air in the Allegheny Mountains of Pennsylvania.”   Society member Dennis...
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New Issue of PRRT&HS eNews Published

The August 2010 issue of the Keystone e-News has been published by the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society. See http://www.prrths.com/E%20News/PRR_e-News.html .
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PRRT&HS eStore Now Open

From Al Buchan, society president... All books, back issues of "The Keystone," memberships and donations are all possible at our new e-STORE, now listed on the Society's website and also here: http://www.prrths.com/estore/ .
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ND Cabin Car No. 478396 Restored


The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania recently completed a restoration of the historic Pennsylvania Railroad ND cabin car No. 478396. Built in the Altoona Shops in 1913, No. 478396 was one of the last four-wheeled "bobber" style cabin cars in use. No. ...
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Railroad Empire on Facebook

I'm on Facebook, but not very much. And for the past year I have largely dissed all the games, gifts, and other whatchamacallit add-on's that they tempt you with. But five days ago the name Railroad Magnate caught my eye. I've been hooked since. It's...
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