This CD was professionally recorded from of an original PRR 33 1/3 record album by RAILBAR Productions dated 1950.
Turn up the sound on your computer and listen to Track 2 - K4s #5367.Track 1 - Introduction: Allen J. Greenough, President, The Pennsylvania RailroadTrack 2 - Riding behind Class K4s 4-6-2 # 5367 from Sea Girl to Spring Lake, New JerseyTrack 3 - The Morning Commuter - Class G5s 4-6-0 near Burlington, New Jersey, September 17, 1952Track 4 - The Lindberg Engine Class E6s 4-4-2 #460 (Juniata Shop #2860 8-1914) at Lenola, New Jersey, May 21, 1954Track 5 - Running "Light" - Class H9s 2-8-0 #1123 at Tyrone, Pennsylvania, August 28, 1952Track 6 - Shifting Chores - Class H9s 2-8-0 #1640 at Tyrone, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1953Track 7 - Light Train - Class L1s 2-8-2 at Alfarata, Pennsylvania, October 17, 1953Track 8 - Westbound Mantifest - Class M1 4-8-2 at Duncannon, Pennsylvania, October 15, 1953Track 9 - Stalled with Train - Class I1s 2-10-0 at Tyrone, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1953Track 10 - Train Announcement at Pennsylvania Station, New York City, November 6, 1963Track 11 - Rounding the "Shoe" - Class T1 4-4-4-4 Duplex type at Horseshoe Curve, Pennsylvania, July 5, 1949Track 12 - Horseshoe Curve Spectacular - A Series of Steam Operations on the Horseshoe Curve, Pennsylvania as follows:
A. Double-headed K4's Westbound with train #25 the "Metropolitan," July 6, 1949
B. Triple-header with two K4's and a T1 Westbound with train #95, July 6, 1949
C. Work Train with Class I1sa, July 6, 1949
D. Manifest Freight Class J1 2-10-4, June 24, 1953
E. East and Westbound Action, July 1, 1952
If you like hearing those old familiar sounds of steam, driving rods, slippage, steam engine whistles etc. these recordings are steaming with that nostalgia.Included in the CD case is a photocopy of the original descriptions of each track (not shown above). The list above are only the track titles. Total Time 38 1/2 minutes.
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An interesting vintage read THE LIMITED PASSES by Kenneth D. Stern for P.R.R. Mutual Magazine Circa 1920s. (Original manuscript)