The Lindbergh Engine: Racing through Time with Pennsylvania Railroad Locomotive No. 460

Sometimes an artifact can convey tremendous information simply by its presence. That is certainly the case with Pennsylvania Railroad Locomotive No. 460, housed at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg, Lancaster County. Even without a label to read or any other type of interpretation to take in, a visitor will instantly comprehend the power the 243,000-pound steam locomotive is...
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Restoring a Rare Railcar at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

For many years, the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) Company’s Air Brake Instruction Car No. 492445 was relegated to the storage yard at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg, Lancaster County, administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). Since its acquisition by the museum in 1977, the car had become a place to store items such as foundry patterns, core boxes,...
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