Heart of the Pennsylvania Railroad: The Main Line, Philadelphia to Pittsburgh

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Kalmbach Books, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 127 pages
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Explores the Pennsy main line from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh and the three divisions that operated it. Photos and explanations trace the line's electric, steam, and diesel locomotives in all their glory.

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Brief history of the Pennsylvania Railroad
Middle Division
Pittsburgh Division

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