General Information

1948, December 1, Pennsylvania R.R. Locomotives in Service. Courtesy of Dan Cupper.

1954, Sept. 1, Condition and Assignment of Locomotives Owned and Operated by the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

 

Steam Locomotives

Steam Locomotive Photos

Steam Locomotive Class / Model Cross Reference - Cross references PRR class with builder's model number. Includes information about availability and suitability of HO scale models and indicates first year of use on PRR system. Links to unit rosters and photos.

Searchable Steam Locomotive Roster with class, model, year of acquisition, builder, modifications, unit photos (as available), and cross reference of published photos.

1949 Form 171-A, Machinery Examinations for Locomotive Firemen. Courtesy of Bob Hess.

Gary Mittner's K-4 Pages . Includes photos of every K-4 unit!

Modeling Pennsy Steam

Review of GHQ L1s Conversion Kit for an N scale Kato Mikado and photos by a modeler.

"PRR-Talk" excerpts on the subject of Building a Bowser K4.

Discussion of available HO Scale K4 Tenders.

Temporary listing of N Scale Brass Steam Locomotives.

Photos of Key Imports N Scale PRR J1's shipped in August 2002.

Recommended Sound Decoders for Pennsy locomotives.

Electric Locomotives

Electric Locomotive Photos

Electric Locomotive Class / Model Cross Reference - Cross references PRR class with builder's model number. Includes information about availability and suitability of HO scale models and indicates first year of use on PRR system. Links to unit rosters and photos.

Searchable Electric Locomotive Roster with class, year of acquisition, builder, notes, and unit photos (as available).

Form CT-290, Electrical Operating Instructions, March 1, 1960. Courtesy of Derrick Brashear.

GG1 Paint Schemes

Wes Barris's GG-1 Page.

Mark Bej's description of the PRR Catenary System.

Bruce Smith's Horsepower Ratings of Various Electric Locomotives.

Bruce Smith's P5 Roster.

Modeling Pennsy Motors

Bill Kachel, Jr.'s paper on Modeling PRR Catenary.

Listing of N Scale Brass Electric Locomotives.

Diesel Locomotives

Diesel Locomotive Photos

Description of Pennsy Diesel Classification System.

Diesel Locomotive Class / Model Cross Reference - Cross references PRR class with builder's model number. Includes information about availability and suitability of HO scale models and indicates first year of use on PRR system. Links to unit rosters and photos.

Searchable Diesel Locomotive Roster with class, model, year of acquisition, builder, horsepower, modifications, and unit photos (as available).

Table of Eastern Division Assignment of Diesel Locomotives 1948 - 1955.

1954, June 25 Diesel Unit Numbers and Classification -- Assignment of Susquehanna Division Switchers.

1960, Sept. 2 Assignment of Diesel Locomotives. Courtesy of Bill Volkmer.

1965, Nov. 29, Correspondence concerning experimental operation of slave unit 7200B. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Andrew Toppan's E-Unit List .

Modeling Pennsy Diesels

Prototyping a Life Like Proto 2000 HO Scale GP7 for the PRR.

Prototyping an Athearn Genesis HO Scale F7 for the PRR by Greg Martin.

Rich Orr shares some unfavorable thoughts on Nova Tech Erie built shells.

Recommended Sound Decoders for Pennsy locomotives.