A Collection of videos that our members may find interesting.
"Clear Track Ahead!" Pennsylvania Rail Road 1946
Pennsylvania Rail Road promotional film from 1946 which details the activities of the railroad from inception through to the mid 1940's.
The Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) was an American Class I railroad, founded in 1846. Commonly referred to as the "Pennsy", the PRR was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
"Progress on the Rails" - Pennsylvania Rail Road - 1952
A Publicity film produced by the Pennsylvania RailRoad (PRR) in 1952 showing modern safety features introduced by the railroads such as cab signalling. You'll also see the dragging equipment detector, the "TrainPhone" radio system and locomotive event recorders as well as other technological advances that allow the railroads to run more safely & efficiently.
Making Tracks (1956)
A short film by David Bromage, and a glimpse of how railroad tracks were relayed in the old country.
Tie Inserting Machine
Amtrak track-laying machine replacing ties in Levittown, PA on Thursday, April 21, 2011. Video by Walt King
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