PRR Passenger Page


The Complete Roster of Pennsylvania Railroad owned Pullman Heavyweight Parlor and Sleeping Cars: A section created by D. Garrett Spear listing the Pullman Heavyweight cars purchased by the Pennsy. He also covers Pullmans converted to coaches, and the PRR's scenery and horse express cars.


Consist Information:
Consists Of New York Philladelphia and Washington Trains September 24, 1939 (1.8M pdf file, Rail Data Exchange Collection)
Consists of Inter Regional Passenger Trains April 28, 1957 (2.1M pdf file, Rail Data Exchange Collection)
Consists of Inter Regional Passenger Trains April 1939 (1.8M pdf file, Rail Data Exchange Collection)
Make Up Of Trains, Eastern Region, N.Y. Zone. No. 1, April 28,1929 (1.1M pdf file, Collection of Greg Ritacco. Retyped and formatted by Greg Ritacco)
Make Up Of Trains, N.Y. Division. No. 6, November 14,1943 (2.7M pdf file, Rail Data Exchange Collection)
List of Pullman Sleeping and Parlor Cars June 1, 1941 (671k pdf file, Rail Data Exchange Collection)


Promotional brochures and articles:
Broadway Limited. Describes the accomodations on the train
Trail Blazer. Contains information about the re-equipped Trail Blazer and many interior photos of the train.
Jeffersonian. Contains information about the re-equipped Jeffersonian and many interior photos of the train.
The New York Improvement and Tunnel Extension of the Pennsylvania Railroad - A booklet commemorating the construction of Penn Station and the New York Tunnels.
Commemorating the Opening of Pennsylvania Station, Newark, NJ March, 23, 1935 - The program for the opening of Penn Station in Newark.
"$216 Millions to Give Your better Passenger and Freight Equipment" Train Talks, September 1948
"New P.R.R. Sleeping Cars Provide More Rooms than Biggest Hotel" Train Talks, Febuary 1950.
"In the Cab of the 'Congressional Limited'" by Ben McKelway, Information, January 17, 1927
"Car Department: Pennsylvania Railroad Refrigerator Cars", Classes R50, R50a. (From Railway Mechanical Engineer, Volume 91, No 3, July 1917, pp 133-135. 379k pdf file, Submitted by Dennis Short.)
"PRR Combination Car", Class PB-70. (From Railway Mechanical Engineer, Volume 97, No 9, September 1923, pg 631. 171k pdf file, Submitted by Dennis Short.)
"Pennsylvania System Dinning Cars Built at Altoona", Class D78. (From Railway Mechanical Engineer, Volume 99, No 12, December 1922, pp 699-701, 448k pdf file, Submitted by Dennis Short.)


Dining Service:
Pennsylvania Railroad Dining Car Department, Cooking Instructions - for the Preperation of dishes served in Dining Cars throughout the System. Undated. (OCR'd .pdf file, collection of Rob Schoenberg)
"Mile-a-Minute Meals, Behind the Scenes in the Dining Car Service of a Great Railroad" Train Talks, January 1938 - (OCR'd .pdf file, collection of Rob Schoenberg)
"Better Meals and Service For You on P.R.R. Dining Cars" Train Talks, August 1950.
"The Dining Car Service of a Great Railroad" Information, August 1926
"Dining Car Workers of This Railroad Go to School" Information, September 1927


Equipment Registers:
Passenger Equipment Register 1908 (3.5M pdf file, Rail Data Exchange Collection)
Passenger Equipment Register 1954 (2.8M pdf file, Rail Data Exchange Collection)


Classification Guides:
No. 146, Classification of Cars. A circular defining the PRR's car classification system and tables of info on each class. Available currently are:
Version B dated July 15, 1913 Covers lines East of Pittsburgh only.(2.6Mb pdf file, collection of Bob Johnson)
Version D dated November 27, 1916 (3.1Mb pdf file, collection of Bob Johnson)
Version E dated November, 1921 Note that this copy was marked up with corrections for the printer. (3.3Mb pdf file, collection of Rob Schoenberg)
Version F dated May 8, 1931 (4.1Mb pdf file, collection of Denny Walls)
Version G dated February 1, 1938 (3.8Mb pdf file, collection of Claus Schlund)
Supplement to version G, dated January 2, 1941 (740Kb pdf file, collection of Bob Johnson)


Operational Docs:
Manual of Instructions Issued by the Accounting Department to Passenger Conductors, Ticket Collectors and Train Baggagemen A.D.-205 - Issued November 1, 1945 (3.2 Mb pdf file, Collection of Rob Schoenberg)


Diagrams:
Passenger Equipment Cars, Diagrams of Brake Systems PRR Circular No. 90-C, Issued Altoona, PA, April 1916 (2.6M pdf file, collection of Andy Cich)
Passenger Car Class Diagrams A collection of class diagrams for nearly every PRR class of passenger car.
Passenger Car Truck Class Diagrams A collection of truck diagrams.


Truck Lists:
D70003-B Passenger Cars, Freight Cars and Tenders, Trucks, Classification. Superceedes tracing F67685. Initially issued 6/5/1922, this is revision B dated 1/8/1923. (266k pdf file, From the collection of Bob Johnson.)
D74604-F Passenger Cars, Freight Cars, & Tenders, Trucks, Classification. Superceedes tracing D70003. Initially issued 2/13/1924, this is revision F dated 2/6/1929. (401k pdf file, From the collection of Bob Johnson.)
D74604-H Passenger Cars, Freight Cars, & Tenders, Trucks, Classification. Superceedes tracing D70003. Initially issued 2/13/1924, this is revision H dated 3/17/1932. (612k pdf file, From the collection of Bob Johnson.)
B417536-A Passenger Cars, Trucks, Classification. Superceedes tracing 74604. Initially issued 7/8/1939. (1020k pdf file, From the collection of Bob Johnson.)
B437742-B Passenger Cars, Trucks, Classification. Superceedes tracing B417536. Originally issued 5/15/1947, this is revision B issued 7/9/1949. (Html file, collection of Bob Johnson) This is also available as a pdf file (1.2M)
HELP! I'm looking for a copy of tracing F67685 or any truck lists issued before or after the lists presented here!


Related Sites:
Passenger Ops at Keystone Crossings


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