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April 12, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo Topic
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The Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co. was about the last interurban type railway operating in the Eastern United States. Here are some photos taken of in in the 1950's:

Freight motor 07 once hauled milk from West Chester to town. Still in use as a work car here:


PCC 22 was built in 1949, about the last interurban cars built:


PSTX 25 was a Philadelphia city streetcar purchased during World War II and equipped with interurban trucks, still used in rush hour service in 1957:


More next week.

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Some Germanic gems....

January 1976 at Grub Anna colliery (W Germany) a Henschel 0-8-0WT



September 1975 at Saafeld (E Germany) a 65 class 2-8-4T



July 1977 at Radebeul (north of Dresden GDR) 750mm narrow gauge 2-10-2T



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 Sierra 28  March 30th 2007 shakedown run.


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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2007, 11:29:22 PM »
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A few stations for your perusal...
Stewartstown Railroad, Shrewsbury, PA around 1979-80.


Perryville, Maryland on the NEC.  1992-3.  Recently refurbished for MARC service.


Newark, Delaware on the NEC.  1992-3.


Binghampton, NY,  Former DL&W station, 2003


Huntingdon, PA.  Middle Division, PRR.  Photographed 1982.


Train Sheds at Harrisburg, PA.  Amtrak, former PRR.  1993


New Hope and Ivyland Station, New Hope, PA.  2006


Whiteford, Maryland.  Maryland and Pennsylvania, 1991-2.


Federalsburg, Maryland.  Maryland and Delaware, 3-2007.


And finally... Elkins, West Virginia, former WM station.


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Whitemoor marshalling yard last Saturday: