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Map of Pennsylvania Railroad System, as of November 1, 1955 reorganization.

Map of Pennsylvania Railroad System, 1965.

Traffic Density Map, June 1948, showing average daily loads between principal points for Philadelphia to Altoona andAltoona to Columbus/Toledo.

Passenger-Carrying Trains Traffic Density Chart , January, 1954.

Regional Map, November 1, 1955. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Allegheny Division

Undated map of Allegheny Division.

Chicago Terminal Division

1916 map of Railroads in Chicago and Vacinity.

Cincinnati Division

Map of Cincinnati Division, November 1, 1955. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Harrisburg Division

Map: Harrisburg, Pa.: Retirement of 14,400 Lin. Ft. of Track Including 37 Turnouts and Two Crossing Frog at "Harris" and "State" Interlockings. Nov. 1964; revised to Nov. 1965. Similar to "valuation" style maps, this highly detailed map -- in 1" = 200' scale -- shows all original trackage and structures as of the 1937 electrification (I beleive) and indicates the first trackage to be removed in the mid-1960's. Extends from Dock Street to the south, through the coach yards, freight houses, REA area, the station, to the throat of the locomotive terminal to the north. A "must have" for the Harrisburg modeler! Original for scanning provided by the Harrisburg Chapter of the NRHS.

Undated map of Harrisburg Division.

Logansport Division

Maryland Division

Hank Mummert drew this map of Baltimore in the area of Pennsylvania Station. It shows the relationships between the various PRR lines, the B&O, and the Ma&Pa. Note: The Union Junction wye and roundhouse should be just east of Guilford Avenue, not west as shown.

Track Schematic with Industry Key, York, Pa.. Courtesy of Fred Abendschein. (Scan pending.)

Track Diagram, York, Pa.. Courtesy of Fred Abendschein. (Scan pending.)

Middle Division

Altoona Area Track Diagrams, 1946, Pennsylvania Railroad. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Northern Division

Schematic of Berwick Yard as of May 2, 1938. Provided by Peter Reinhold.

Schematic of Buttonwood Yard as of April 9, 1942. Provided by Peter Reinhold.

Schematic of Canandaigua Yard as of Jan. 21, 1921. Provided by Peter Reinhold.

Schematic of Corey Yard. Provided by Peter Reinhold.

Schematic of Elmira Yard as of Jan. 8, 1942. Provided by Peter Reinhold.

Schematic of Honey Pot Yard as of June 24, 1919. Provided by Peter Reinhold.

Schematic of West Yard at Lock Haven as of March 9, 1964. Provided by Peter Reinhold.

Schematic of Lykens Yard as of June 15, 1937. Provided by Peter Reinhold.

Schematic of Mt. Carmel Yard as of March 15, 1944. Provided by Peter Reinhold.

Schematic of Nescopeck Yard as of Jan. 22, 1921. Provided by Peter Reinhold.

Valuation Map, Southport Yard. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Valuation Map, Sodus Point, N.Y.. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Track Diagram of Lock Haven Interlocking, Lock Haven, Pa.. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Philadelphia Division

Plan 7513, Eastern Region, Eastern Penna. Division, Philadelphia Division Detour Map, Nov 24, 1948. This 22" by 36" map shows the "Detour Routes in Case of Emergency" dispatchers would use. It also indicates engine restrictions on these routes based on curvature, weight, and clearance. Detail of numerous junctions is provided, as are connections with other railroads. Original for scanning provided by David Wartell.

Reading Railroad map of Harrisburg, Pa., which clearly shows much of the Pennsylvania Railroad plant. Dated 1934 and corrected to 1972. Scale is 1" = 400'. Provided by Dan Cupper.

Another Reading Railroad map of Harrisburg, Pa., which clearly shows much of the Pennsylvania Railroad plant, but has more detail as to the Reading coach yard tracks, etc. Dated 1934. Provided by Rick Bates, Publications Editor, RCT&HS.

Harrisburg Area Industry Drawing, author unknown. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Street Plan, Goldsboro, Pa., May 1, 1931. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Easement Request, Goldsboro, Pa., September 30, 1937, Northern Central Railway. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Regional Map of Harrisburg, Pa.. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Aerial Map of Harrisburg, Pa., 1952. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Interlocking Diagrams for Atglen & Susquehanna Branch, date unknown. Courtesy of Jerry Britton. (Scan pending.)

Philadelphia Terminal Division

Map illustrating General Order No. 805, Zone C General Order No. 805, Zone C . Army and Navy Football Game Facilities, Municipal Stadium, Philadelphia, Pa., Saturday Only Nov. 27 1954. Diagram showing switches, signals & information for one time event. This is the temporary setup that inspired the famous Grif Teller calendar painting.

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