Pennsylvania Railroad 2023 Wall Calendar

Chartered in Pennsylvania in 1846, construction of the Pennsylvania Railroad began in 1847, and the first all-rail line reached Pittsburgh in 1852. Eventually PRR connected Chicago with Washington, D.C. Pennsylvania Railroad recalls the unique engines and trains of “The Standard Railroad of the World.”

This 2023 monthly wall calendar features: Large blocks for notes | Superb printing quality | Heavy 100-pound paper | Deluxe 11- by 14-inch size

Locomotives and trains featured in this edition include:
• Pennsylvania Railroad 7799, a Class H-10s Consolidation (2-8-0) built in 1913, is waiting a call at the Northumberland, PA roundhouse in the winter of 1954.
• Pennsylvania Railroad 5778 and 5770 are being serviced at the New York and Long Branch enginehouse at South Amboy, NJ in February 1963. These Model DR6-4-2000 locomotives were built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1948.
• Pennsylvania Railroad 5, an ex-Great Northern FF-2 Motor, is in helper service waiting a call at Thorndale, PA on March 27, 1960. The Great Northern Railway shut down its electrified section in 1956, and Pennsy bought eight motors in 1957.
• Pennsylvania Railroad 6300 and 6301, two of ten C-628s built for Pennsy by the American Locomotive Company in March 1965, are eastbound and running light after helping a westbound freight up and around Horseshoe Curve to Gallitzin, PA on April 4, 1965.
• Pennsylvania Railroad 5348, a Class K-4s Pacific (4-6-2), has a seven-car New York and Long Branch commuter
train rolling through Perth Amboy, NJ on May 4, 1956. Pennsy built their first K-4 Pacific in 1914.
• Pennsylvania Railroad 3858, a Class K-4s Pacific (4-6-2), is being coaled and watered at Camden, NJ on June 24, 1957. This is one of 475 K-4 locomotives stabled by the Pennsylvania Railroad. Pennsylvania Railroad purchased 119 Class GP-35s from Electromotive Division between May and November 1964. Here are four of these 2,500-horsepower locomotives, led by 2287, working a heavy westbound manifest freight around Horseshoe Curve in June 1965.
• Pennsylvania Railroad 1429, a Class L-1 Mikado (2-8-2), has been serviced (notice the full coal bunker on the tender) and waits a call at Renovo, PA on August 18, 1956. Pennsylvania Railroad 4893, a GG-1 Motor, is leading a passenger train at Newark, NJ on September 5, 1958.
• Pennsylvania Railroad 1600, an E6a Atlantic (4-4-2), is on the last run of Train #685 at Monocacy, PA on October 4, 1953. Of the 601 Atlantics built, only two survived.
• Pennsy Electric Switcher 3910, a Class B-1, was built by Pennsy’s Altoona, PA shops in 1926, one of 28 motors; 14 more were made for the Long Island Railroad, which was controlled by Pennsylvania Railroad. This view is at New York City’s Sunnyside Yard in November 1965.
• In November 1967, the Pennsylvania Railroad made a single purchase of 25 Class SD-9 locomotives to be used in heavy switching and hump yard service.

Published by Tide-mark Press © 2022

9781631144264 TMP-4264

Tide-mark publishes a notable group of train calendars featuring classic images of steam locomotives and great named trains of railroads across the United States and Canada. Calendar titles for 2023 include: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Canadian National Railways, Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in Colorado Narrow Gauge, Illinois Central, Milwaukee Road, New York Central, Pennsylvania Railroad, Santa Fe Railway, and the Southern Pacific. Classic trains are also pictured in Great Trains featuring paintings by artist Gil Bennett and in Howard Fogg’s Trains. Contemporary trains are the focus of the Railroading! calendar that offers 24 spectacular full-color images of trains from across North America. Tide-mark also publishes the Streetcars & Trolleys calendar with classic images from a wide range of cities in the U.S. and Canada.

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Weight 16 oz
Dimensions 11 × 14 × .25 in