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Pennsylvania Railroad Eastern Region Group Collection

Collection ID

SCRC 418

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Description

Collection Summary


Title
Pennsylvania Railroad Eastern Region Group Collection

Dates
1830-1984

Collection ID
SCRC 418

Creator(s)
Pennsylvania Railroad Eastern Region Group

Quantity
7.4 linear feet (13 boxes)

Repository
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language
Materials in English.  


Detailed Collection Information


Historical Note
The Pennsylvania Railroad Eastern Region Group was a special interest group specializing in the history of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company.

Description of Collection
This collection includes railroad related materials collected by the Pennsylvania Railroad Eastern Region Group (PRR ERG). Items in the collection include timetables, books, magazines, articles, memorabilia, posters, blueprints, track layouts, right of way and track maps, and political and topographical maps of some areas. There are also a number of posters, prints and calendars. Series 6: Maps/Plans is organized by region, as defined by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1964: the Eastern Region, Central Region and Western Region.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged into 9 series as follows:

Series 1: Timetables
Series 2: Books (including miniature books and pamphlets)
Series 3: Magazines
Series 4: Articles
Series 5: Memorabilia
Series 6: Maps/plans
Series 7: Posters
Series 8: Atlases
Series 9: Photographs


Patron Information


Catalog Record
A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: [URL]

Research Access
Collection is open for research.

Collections Stored Off-Site
This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Publication and Copyright Information
The Pennsylvania Railroad Eastern Region Group Collection is on deposit with the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. The donor has not assigned their rights to Temple University Libraries.  Other creators’ intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to them or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.  

Preferred Citation
[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Pennsylvania Railroad Eastern Region Group Records, SCRC 418, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Related Material

Pennsylvania Railroad Records, SCRC 416, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Administrative Information


Acquisition Information
Placed on deposit by Michael Burshtin, President, PRR Eastern Region Group, in 1987.

Separated Material
Photographs and postcards have been removed to collection PC-76.

Processing Information
Collection processed and finding aid prepared in February 1998 by Matthew S. Hopper.
Finding aid revised according to contemporary archival standards in July 2019 by Samuel Chun, student assistant, and Courtney Smerz, Collection Management Archivist.

           
           
Index Terms


The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Corporate Names:
Pennsylvania Railroad
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
ConRail
Amtrak
Baldwin Locomotive Works
Long Island Rail Road

Subjects:
Railroad
Pennsylvania Station (New York, N.Y.)
William H. Gray, III, 30th Street Station (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Places:
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Main Line (Pa.)
Long Island (N.Y.)

Material Types:
Administrative records. $$2 aat
Architectural drawings. $$2 gmgpc
Books. $$2 aat
Ephemera. $$2 aat
Maps. $$2 gmgpc
Minutes. $$2 aat
Newsletters. $$2 aat
Pamphlets. $$2 aat
Photographs. $$2 aat
Posters. $$2 aat 
Publications. $$2 aat
Reports. $$2 aat
Technical manuals. |2 aat

Inventory

Series 1: Timetables, 1837-1982

1          1          Pennsylvania Railroad: Chesapeake Region: No. 10, and Philadelphia Region, No. 10          1960
1          2          Pennsylvania Railroad: Eastern Region: No. 4, No. 8, No. 8, No. 18          1952-1964
1          3          Pennsylvania Railroad: Eastern Region: No. 20, No. 21, No. 22          1965-1966
1          4          Pennsylvania Railroad: Eastern Region: No. 23          1967
1          5          Pennsylvania Railroad: Timetable Changes for daylight saving time          1964
1          6          Pennsylvania Railroad: Copy of Harrisburg – Columbia Schedule          1952
1          7          Pennsylvania Railroad: Copy of 1st Train Schedule of PRR, Columbia and Philadelphia Railway          1837
1          8          Pennsylvania Railroad: PRR/B&O, Columbus and Newark Division, No. 34          1953         
1          9          Penn-Central: Northeastern Region, No. 6          1972
1          10         Norfolk and Southern: Steam Schedule          1982
1          11         SEPTA: 1969
1          12         SEPTA: 1971-1972
1          13         SEPTA: 1974
1          14         Miscellaneous


Series 2: Books, miniature books and pamphlets, 1830-1969

1          12          AP Block System for Single Track Steam Locomotives, General Railway Signal Co.
1          13          Adventures in Success, Student Manual
1          14          Agent’s Daily Track List, Newtown Station          1958-1959
1          15          Annual Report, PRR          1937
1          16          Annual Report, PRR          1939
1          17          Annual Report, PRR          1940
1          18          Annual Report, PRR          1941
1          19          Annual Report, PRR          1942
1          20          Annual Report: PRR          1960
1          21          Annual Report: PRR          1965
1          22          Association of American Railroads Research Activities          1963-1964
1          23          Brake and Train Air Signal Instructions, Penn Central EC 99          1969
1          24          CONRAIL – Ten Years Young
1          25          Delaware Valley Rails, John R. Pawson
1          26          Electric Interlocking Handbook, General Railway Signal Co.          1924
1          27          Electrical Operating Instruction, PRR, CT 290, 1966
1          28          Guide to Philadelphia
1          29          Guide to the East Broad Top Railroad and the Shade Gap Electric Railway, Rockhill Furnace, PA
1          30          Harbor Facilities (PRR): Port of Philadelphia, ND
1          31          Historic Bridges of Pennsylvania, William H. Shank
1          32          A History of the American Locomotive, Its Development          1830-1880
2          1          Information: Pennsylvania Railroad Leaflets          1913
2          2          Information: Pennsylvania Railroad Leaflets          1914
2          3          Information: Pennsylvania Railroad Leaflets          1915
2          4          Information: Pennsylvania Railroad Leaflets          1916
2          5          Information: Pennsylvania Railroad Leaflets          1917
2          6          Inside Railroading          1957
2          7          Inspection Trip by Special Train and Boat, New York to Philadelphia          1955
2          8          The John Bull: 150 Years a Locomotive, John J. White Jr.
2          9          List of Approved Paints and Coalings, Penn-Central          1972
2          10          Manual of Standard Practice for Construction and Maintenance of Track, Penn-Central          1968
2          11          Modern Cars and Locomotives          1926
2          12          Nineteenth Century Photography in Philadelphia, Kenneth Finbel
2          13          Official Register of Passenger Train Equipment          March 1962
2          14          The Original 1879 Car Builder’s Dictionary          1879
2          15          Passenger Stations of Pennsylvania Railroad East of Pittsburgh, Erie and Buffalo          1912
2          16          The Philadelphia Commuter, Transportation Displays, Inc.
2          17          Philadelphia Facts: Industrial and Commercial          1944
2          18          Philadelphia In Motion, JW Bourse, Jr.
2          19          Pioneer III Truck, Budd Railway Division
2          20          Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of the Delaware Railroad Co.          1877
2          21          Quiz of Railroads and Railroading
2          22          A Railroad President Looks at His Job, M.W. Clement
2          23          The Railroad Story
2          24          Railroads at Work          1958
2          25          Railroads of America          1964
2          26          Railroads Unlimited! America’s Modern Transportation Miracle
2          27          Railroads Unlimited! The Miracle in America’s Future
2          28          The Reading: Building a Modern Railroad          1958
2          29          Record of Transportation Lines Owned Leased and Operated by the PRR          1955
2          30          Record of Transportation Lines Owned Leased and Operated by the PRR          1958
2          31          Record of Transportation Lines Owned Leased and Operated by the PRR          1966
2          32          Report of W. Milnor Roberts, Esq. on the Survey of a Route to Avoid the Schuylkill Inclined Plane on the Philadelphia and Columbia Railroad (Copy)          1848
2          33           A Review of Railway Operations in 1946          1946
3          1          Report of the Committee on Allocating the Construction Costs of the Penna Tunnel and Terminal Railroad Co.          1914
3          2          Report on Reading          1946
3          3          Rules for the Government of the Transportation Department, PRR          1910
3          4          Saved from the Torch, Friends of GGI-4800
3          5          Standard Maintenance of Way Plans          1967
3          6          Safety Rules for the Guidance of all Employees, Reading Co.          1971
3          7          Specifications for Construction and Maintenance of Track, PRR, CE 78          1965
3          8          Speech of JM Symes, President of the PRR to National Defense Transportation Association, Pittsburgh, PA          1954
3          9          Standard Code of the American Railway Association, Block Signal Rules          1900
3          10          Steam Locomotives of Yesteryear: Broad Street Station
3          11          Steam Locomotives of Yesteryear: A Picture Study of the K-4
3          12          Steam Locomotives of Yesteryear: Those Amazing Class “D” Locomotives
3          13          Steam Locomotives of Yesteryear: World Famous Horseshoe Curve, Altoona, PA
3          14          Steel Trails: The Epic of the Railroads, Martin D. Steevers          1933
3          15          A Study of Railway Transportation for Teachers, Vol. 1 & 2
3          16          Transportation in the Future          1942
3          17          The Transportation Revolution, 1815-1860, George Rogers Taylor          1815-1860
3          18          Two Cent’s Worth
3          19          Union Classification Yard systems Route Interlocking: PRR Westward Conway Yard, Conway, PA, Union Switch Signal, ND
3          20          Union Switch and Signal Centralized Traffic Control
3          21          Wharves and Docks, Pennsylvania Railroad          1942
3          22          Who Gets the Railroad Dollar?, Dr. Jules Backman, 1947
3          23          Who Pays to Move America’s Freight?

Series 3: Magazines

3          24          American History Illustrated          August 1974
3          25          Amtrak News          March 15, 1977
3          26          Baldwin Locomotives          February 1939, March 1941
3          27          Baldwin Locomotives, Third Quarter          1946
3          28          Cinders          November 1984
3          29          CONRAIL Weekend          November 4, 1977
3          30          Express Magazine          May 1981
3          31          The Keystone          June 1983
3          32          Life          May 19, 1947
4          1          Long Island Railroader, Vols. 1-3 (OVERSIZED)          1956-1958
4          2          CONRAIL Maintenance Program and Track Chart, Eastern Region, Philadelphia Division (OVERSIZED)          1980
5          1          Locomotive Engineers Journal          March 1959
5          2          Metropolis          November 1981
5          3          Modern Railroads          November 1956
5          4          Modern Railroads          August 1983
5          5          National Geographic Magazine           November 1936
5          6          New York Commercial          May 8, 1923
5          7          Passenger Train Journal          February 1980, August 1981, January 1984
5          8          Penn Central Post          1970-1976
5          9          The Pennsy          January-February 1958
5          10          Pennsy Journal          Spring 1981, Winter 1981
5          11          Railfan and Railroad          January 1982
5          12          Railway Age          October 10, 1955; May 7, 1962
5          13          Reading Railroad Magazine         February 1960
5          14          Trains          August 1943, July 1942, May 1975
5          15          Trains          July 1982, August 1982


Series 4: Articles

5          16          Harry P. Albrecht (claims investigator for PRR) Articles         1968-1984
5          17          “CONRAIL freight train derails at Merril Road,” Pittsfield, MA          August 2, 1984
5          18          “Electric Passenger Locomotives” Railway Age          1936
5          19          Raymond Loewy Articles: “He styles the streamliners” Trains and “Raymond Loewy, streamliner…dies” NY Times          July, 1986
5          20          “Manhattan Transfer, NJ – 1910-1936” Locomotive Engineers. Penn Central, Div. 51
5          21          “Northeast Road’s Creditors can only get liquidation value of assets, court rules,” Wall Street Journal
5          22          “Pamphlet descriptive of corporations which the PRR and its subsidiary and affiliated companies are interested through ownership of securities, leases or otherwise” Office of the Controller Philadelphia          1951
5          23          “Philadelphia commuters ride new MU’s” Modern Railroads          May 1963
5          24          “A Pictorial review of progress on the PRR”          1953
5          25          “‘Plight of the Railroads’ Interview” Interview with Walter S. Franklin, President of PRR          1950
5          26          “Railroad Buffs hope to save old ‘Lemo’ [Lemoyne switch tower] Sunday Patriot News, Harrisburg, PA          January 8, 1984
5          27          “Restoration of the Class GG-1 Electric Locomotive into its former Pennsylvania Railroad Paint Schemes” Michael L. Burshtin          1982
5          28          “The State of the Industry” by Tom Shedd, Modern Railroads          December 1976
5          29          “Wasted Dollars and Lost Opportunities: A Chronicle of Mismanagement” by Dr. EP Hamilton and Andrew C. Selden, Esq.          1983
5          30          “Where are the Penn Station Eagles?” Railroad Magazine          May 1972
5          31          “Wilmington Maintenance Facility”          1979
5          32          “Working on the Railroad” by William W. Finley


Series 5: Memorabilia

5          33          Pennsylvania Railroad Memorabilia “Railroadiana” Collection from binder belonging to William J. Lawton, Collector of Railroadiana
5          34          Pennsylvania Railroad Memorabilia “Railroadiana” Collection from binder belonging to William J. Lawton, Collector of Railroadiana
5          35          Pennsylvania Railroad Memorabilia “Railroadiana” Collection from binder belonging to William J. Lawton, Collector of Railroadiana
5          36          Miscellaneous General Orders          1954-1961
5          37          Blank Material order and charge-out form
5          38          Passenger Reservation Records
5          39          Blank Employee Vacation Report Cards
5          40          Blank Clearance Cards
5          41          Book Cover: “PRR Passenger Stations East of Pittsburgh, Erie and Buffalo,” Belonging to JHW McQuinton, Signed and dated          1927
5          42          Bituminous Coal Tariff Budgets          1936-1939
5          43          Guide: Agent, Chestnut Hill, PA, No. 122          1958
5          44          Retirement and Roll of Honor Certification for Emile Mehrer          1963
5          45          Work Orders: Bryn Mawr, PA          1969
5          46          Work Orders: Burnham, PA          1971
5          47          Work Orders: Columbia, PA          1963
5          48          Work Orders: Columbia, PA          1965
5          49          Work Orders: Harrisburg, PA          1966
5          50          Work Orders: Harrisburg to Royalton, PA          1963
5          51          Work Orders: Haverford, PA          1974
5          52          Work Orders: Johnstown, PA          1968
5          53          Work Orders: Kinzer, PA          1965
5          54          Work Orders: Lancaster, PA          1968
5          55          Work Orders: McClure: PA          1969
5          56          Work Orders: New Holland, PA          1969
5          57          Work Orders: North Kearny, NJ          1975
5          58          Work Orders: Rohrerstown, PA          1968
5          59          Work Orders: Shocke, PA          1968
5          60          Information for Members of Philadelphia Chapter, PRR Technical and Historical Society
5          61          Miscellaneous Per Diem Receipts
5          62          Christmas Poem, PRR Theme
5          63          50th Anniversary of NY-Philadelphia Electric Train – Stamps and Envelopes
5          64          AMTRAK: Northeast Corridor, Bulletin Orders (1983-1984)
5          65          AMTRAK: Amtrack and Septa Bulletins with Maps
6          1          CONRAIL: Valuation Maps, Etc. – Instruction          1974
6          2          CONRAIL: Bulletin Orders          1984
6          3          Penn Central: Eastern Region, General Notices          1961-1973
6          4          National Railroad Historical Society Program: 50th Anniversary Convention, Lancaster, PA          August 24, 1985
6          5          Souvenir Envelopes and Patch: 50th Anniversary Convention, Lancaster, PA
6          6          Dutch Country Rails, 50th Anniversary, Lancaster, PA
6          7          Pre-Convention Trip to Scranton, PA and Steamtown, USA          1985
6          8          Denver Union Station, Hundredth Anniversary, Souvenir Card          1881-1981
6          9          Souvenir Program for Colorado Rails          1982
6          10          Pennsylvania Steel Company – Receipts          1890s
6          11          Abandonments
6          12          Philadelphia-Reading Railroad – Invoice
6          13          150th Anniversary of John Bull Locomotive, Smithsonian Institution          September 15, 1981
6          14          Miscellaneous Letters
6          15          Miscellaneous


Series 6: Maps and Plans

6          16          Key to regions and map finder
6          17          Atglen and Susquehanna Branch, Low Grade Freight Line, Parkesburg to Wago Jct.          1927
6          18          Baldwin Locomotive Works
6          19          Baltimore Division, York Branch, Track Map (Negative)
6          20          Broad and Lehigh
6          21          Broad Street Station, Fourth and Seventh Office Floor Blueprints and Proposed Remodeling
6          22          Budd Co., Truck Arrangement Hand Brake
6          23          Budd Co., Bolster Assembly Truck          1960
6          24          Budd Co., Electric Multiple Unit Commuter Railroad Car (Mus)          1961
6          25          Cape May, NJ to Lewes, DE – Ferry
6          26          Carmel and Northern Railway, Evansville Mountain          1915
6          27          Chicago and St. Louis Railway, Station Map, tracks and structures, Cleveland, Cincinnati
6          28          CONRAIL – Kankakee Industrial Sites
6          29          CRANT’s Official Indexed Street Map of Pittsburgh
6          30          Delaware Extension, Atlantic, Penrose, Girard Point and Greenwich Yards
6          31          Improvements for Suburban Station
6          32          Long Island Railroad Company, Property in Queens
6          33          Maps of Divisions: Overlay
6          34          Maps of Divisions: Negatives
6          35          Maps of Divisions: Paper Copies
6          36          Market and 4th Street
6          37          Northern Central Rail Co., Track Map, York, PA
6          38          North Philadelphia Railroad Property
6          39          Penn Central Rail Lines          1972
6          40          Pennsylvania Railroad System
6          41          PRR Railroads and Stations in the vicinity of NYC
6          42          PRR Track Chart          1964
6          43          PRR Right of Way and Track Map, McCay Run Branch
6          44          Pennsylvania Road Map
6          45          Pennsylvania Turnpike Extension, Middlesex to King of Prussia
6          46          Philadelphia Columbia Railroad
6          47          Philadelphia Columbia Railroad
6          48          Pittsburgh, PA – Roads and Walks (negative)
6          49          Pittsburgh, PA – Sheet 9, No. 3          1962
6          50          Plan for the Abolishment of Grade Crossings in South Phila.          1922
6          51          Prince George’s County, Showing Topography and Election Districts          1946
6          52          Proposed railroads – Southwest Pennsylvania
6          53          Steam Railroad Map of Pennsylvania
6          54          Suburban Station
6          55          Trail Van Trains – Eastbound Service St. Louis, Chicago to Boston, Phila & NYC
6          56          Union Railway, Station Map – Tracks and Structures, Indianapolis, In          1927
6          57          United New Jersey Railroad easement to the State of New Jersey (New York Zone)          1947-1948
6          58          West Philadelphia Railroad
7          1          AMTRACK: Washington to NYC          1977
7          2          Broad and Lehigh Station
7          3          Chicago Union Station, Track level plan of head-house and concourse          1952
7          4          Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad, Station map track and structures          1916
7          5          Darby Creek or Low Grade Lines          1944
7          6          Delaware River Wharves and Pierse
7          7          Long Island Railroad: Sunnyside Yard and Vicinity          1945
7          8          Main Line Map          1970
7          9          Morrisville yard, Fan track and retarder layout, Penn-Central
7          10          New York Bay Railroad          1918
7          11          New York Station: Exit concourse plan          1962
7          12          New York Station: Lease Plan, slab level
7          13          The OMNIA Building, Penn City, Philadelphia, PA – A study for the PRR
7          14          Penn-Central System Rail Lines          1975
7          15          Pennsylvania System, Philadelphia Terminal Division          1919
7          16          PRR New Passenger Terminals
7          17          PRR Valuation District No. 2 and No. 3
7          18          Pennsylvania Turnpike – Proposed Western Expansion RR Bridge
7          19          Philadelphia Area Railroad System
8          1          Philadelphia City Planning Company, Plan for Penn Center          1952
8          2          Port Road, Columbia, Susquehanna and A & S Branch          1975
8          3          Proposed Schuylkill Expressway between Spring Garden St. and 30th Street station
8          4          Public Transportation Lines of Southeastern Pennsylvania          1968
8          5          Reading Co.: Terminal to Park Jct.
8          6          Reading Co.: Rail Lines          1948
8          7          Spring Garden to Arch
8          8          Steubenville Extension, Pittsburgh Division
8          9          32nd Street Office Building PRR          1960
10          Roll 1          1-6: Reference Maps: Pennsylvania Railroad, region map          1964
10          Roll 1          7-12: Pennsylvania Railroad: Division Map (showing Division headquarters)          1964
10          Roll 2          1: USA: Political
10          Roll 2          2: USA: Railroad
10          Roll 2          3-7: Pennsylvania Railroad and Affiliates: Color-coded Full Track Maps [4 various]          1944-1960
10          Roll 2          8-9: Area Engineers Territories [2 copies]          1958-1963
10          Roll 2          10: Full Track Map          1962
10          Roll 2          11: Full Track Map          1963
10          Roll 2          12: Full Track Map          1964
10          Roll 2          13: Full Track Map [small]          1964
10          Roll 2          14: Regional Headquarters          1964
10          Roll 2          15: Full Track Map [extra-large]          1964
10          Roll 2          16: Color-coded Project and Track Map          1966
10          Roll 2          17-18: Penn-Central Railroad and Affiliates: Full Track Maps [2 copies]          1968
10          Roll 2          19-24: Penn-Central Railroad and Affiliates: Full Track Maps [6 copies]          1968-1974
10          Roll 2          25: Penn-Central Railroad and Affiliates: Full Track Map          1972
10          Roll 2          26-37: CONRAIL: Full System Map          1984
10          Roll 3          1: General Material: Map of Eastern Region (not to scale)          1964
10          Roll 3          2: General Material: Penn-Central – Eastern Region Operating Facilities          1968
10          Roll 3          3: General Material: Amtrack/CONRAIL – Switching Map – Philadelphia to DC (Landover to Potomac Yard)          1970
10          Roll 4          1: New York: Trenton to NY City – Northeast Corridor (1955)
10          Roll 4          2: New York Central Railroad System          1951
10          Roll 4          3: NY Penn Station – Track Map          1943
10          Roll 4          4: NY Port Authority – District Transportation Map          1957
10          Roll 4          5: NY Port Authority – NY Harbor Terminals
10          Roll 4          6: NY Subway Terminals on Long Island in Relation to Long Island Railroad          1946
10          Roll 4          7: Long Island Railroad System          1926
10          Roll 4          8: Long Island showing Long Island Railroad          1935
10          Roll 4          9: Long Island showing Long Island Railroad          1947
10          Roll 4          10: Portland, NY - Bridge over PRR tracks, blue-print          1908
10          Roll 5          1: New Jersey: United New Jersey Railroad - NY/NJ Divisions Track Map          1918
10          Roll 5          2: Hoboken, NJ - Aerial Photo
10          Roll 5          3: Jersey City Terminal          1918
10          Roll 5          4: Jersey City Terminal          1918
10          Roll 5          5: New Brunswick and Highland Park, NJ City Maps
10          Roll 5          6: Woodbridge, NJ - Perth Amboy Jct.          1921
10          Roll 5          7: State Map - USGS          1915
10          Roll 5          8: Linden, NJ - City Map, partial
10          Roll 5          9: Metuchen, NJ - Zoning Map          1952
10          Roll 5          10: Elizabeth and Jersey City, showing bay
10          Roll 5          11: Newark, Jersey City, and Northern NJ Railroads and Industries - CONRAIL Map          1981
10          Roll 6          1: Philadelphia Division: Air View, Negative, Philadelphia Dept. of Real Estate          1946
10          Roll 6          2: Art Museum District, Aerial Photo
10          Roll 6          3: 40th Ward
10          Roll 6          4: Gray's Ferry Engine House, Blue Print          1890
10          Roll 6          5: South Philadelphia Track Elevation Inventory of Railroad Facilities, showing Delaware and Washington Aves.          1914
10          Roll 6          6: Valuation District, corporations, valuation section and index of right of way and track maps          1918
10          Roll 6          7: Region Operation Facilities
10          Roll 6          8-9: Terminal Division Track Map [2 copies]          1978
10          Roll 6          10: Route of Delaware Expressway from Bristol to Walt Whitman Bridge - Philadelphia City Planning Commission proposed revised line          1958/1963
10          Roll 6          11: Wards showing population, based on census          1910
10          Roll 6          12: West-side, 30th Street Station and Schuylkill River, Aerial Photo (DVRPC 75-A32-B34)
10          Roll 7          1: Plan of Schuylkill River Passenger Railway from Penna Ave. near Fairmount Basin to Gray's Ferry Road and Return          1869
10          Roll 7          2: Swanson Street Line, Track Map, B&O RR          1955-1968
10          Roll 7          3: Delaware River Piers and Railroad lines from Navy Yard to Tacony
10          Roll 7          4-11: Delaware River Piers, Track Layout [8 maps]
10          Roll 7          12: 40th Ward and Hog Island Branch          1928
10          Roll 7          13: Philadelphia Improvements: Track plan and operating stages          1930
10          Roll 7          14: Astroview          1970
10          Roll 7          15: Girard Point Branch and 30th Street Station          1955
10          Roll 7          16: South Philadelphia, Aerial Photo, showing Delaware Ave., Navy Yard and League Island Park          1959
11          Roll 8          1: Pennsylvania: Mount Joy, PA (Lancaster Co.)          1858
11          Roll 8          2: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia to Trenton (Brill to Millham) Northeast Corridor, Switching Map          1974
11          Roll 8          3: Pennsylvania: Delaware River District - Wilmington to Trenton, Industrial Map          1955
11          Roll 8          4: Pennsylvania: Proposed Chester and Philadelphia Branch, South Philadelphia to Claymont
11          Roll 8          5: New Jersey: Central and Metropolitan NJ          1945
11          Roll 8          6: New Jersey: Pleasantville, NJ (Atlantic Co.)
11          Roll 8          7: New Jersey: Ocean County, NJ - Roads          1934
11          Roll 8          8: New Jersey: Ocean County, NJ - Roads          1947
11          Roll 8          9: New Jersey: Camden, NJ - Amboy Branch, Proposed Rearrangement of Tracks at Pavonia Yard          1962
11          Roll 9          1: Chesapeake Division: Northern Central Branch, Parkton, MD to York, PA          1954
11          Roll 9          2: Chesapeake Division: Prince George's County, MD - Topography and Election Districts - USGS          1946
11          Roll 9          3: Chesapeake Division: Prince George's County, MD - Highway Planning Survey          1937
11          Roll 9          4: Chesapeake Division: Norfolk, VA and Vicinity          1924
11          Roll 9          5: Chesapeake Division: Newark, DE and Area          1951
11          Roll 9          6: Harrisburg Division: Lebanon, PA and suburbs
11          Roll 9          7: Harrisburg Division: Lancaster, PA - city map
11          Roll 10          1: General Material: Penn-Central: System Damage Estimate          1972
11          Roll 10          2: General Material: Penn-Central: Viability Study          1972
11          Roll 10          3: General Material: Wilkes-Barre, PA to Rochester, NY - Track Map
11          Roll 10          4: General Material: Pennsylvania Steam Railroad Map          1945
11          Roll 10          5: General Material: Central Region - Negatie
11          Roll 10          6: General Material: Pennsylvania County Map
11          Roll 10          7: General Material: Pennsylvania Map Showing Streams Polluted by Coal Mine Drainage          1912
11          Roll 10          8: Allegheny Division: Altoona, PA - Right of Way and Track Map [6 maps]
11          Roll 10          9: Allegheny Division: Altoona, PA - Right of Way and Track Map
11          Roll 10          10: Allegheny Division: Saxton, PA (Bedford Co.) - Huntington and Broad Top Mt., Blue-print
11          Roll 10          11: Pittsburgh, Division: Pittsburgh, PA - Street Map          1944
11          Roll 10          12: Pittsburgh, Division: Pittsburgh, PA - USGS Topographical
11          Roll 10          13: Pittsburgh Division: Pittsburgh, PA - Masonry Plans for Pennsylvania, Ave. Bridge, Blue-print          1875
11          Roll 10          14-26: Pittsburgh Division: Pittsburgh, PA - Pennsylvania Ave. Bridge Original Plans and Reconstruction Plans [12 sheets]          1875/1949
11          Roll 10          27: Pittsburgh Division: Ohio, County, WV - Highway Map
11          Roll 10          28: Pittsburgh Division: Freeport, PA (Westmoreland Co.) - Freeport Bridge, Blue-print
11          Roll 10          29: Pittsburgh Division: Vandergrift, PA (Westmoreland Co.) - Kiskimentas River Bridge, Blue-print          1899
11          Roll 10          30: Lake Division: Eastern Ohio Railroad System
11          Roll 10          31: Northern Division: Buffalo, NY - City Map [2 sheets]          1925
11          Roll 10          32: Northern Division: CONRAIL - Northeast Region, Buffalo Division          1976
11          Roll 11          1: General Material: Western Region - Plan No. 14288          1964
11          Roll 11          2: Fort Wayne Division: Fort Wayne Division Map
11          Roll 11          3: Fort Wayne Division: Grand Rapids and Indiana Railway - Petoskey, MI          1927
11          Roll 11          4: Southwest Division: Northwest and Southwest Regions
11          Roll 11          5: Southwest Division: Louisville, KY - Industrial and Interchange Tracks          1959-1969
11          Roll 11          6: Chicago Division: Chicago Division Map
11          Roll 11          7: Chicago Division: East Chicago, IN - City Map          1943
11          Roll 11          8: Chicago Division: Chicago, IL - Plan for Operation and Maintenance of Facilities between Alton Junction and Van Buren Street          1938-1939
11          Roll 11          9: Chicago Division: Chicago, IL - Detail of Truss for Jackson Street Viaduct          1887
11          Roll 12          1-12: Miscellaneous Maps and Blueprints: Snowshow Branch - Title and Cost Maps          1918
11          Roll 13          1: American Freedom Train, Class T-1, Engine No. 2100-2130, Blue-print          1945
11          Roll 13          2: Plan of Bridge Crossing Cheesequake Creek Near Morgan Station, NY and LBBR, Blue-print          1885
11          Roll 13          3: Plan to Accompany LV
11          Roll 13          4-7: Miscellaneous Electrical Diagrams [4 sheets]
11          Roll 13          8: Unknown Electrical Diagram
12          Roll 14          X: Damaged, aged, and deteriorating blueprints - miscellaneous


Series 8: Posters and prints

8          1          “A Brief History of the Long Island Railroad: Then and Now”          1984
8          2          “Highball…” Advertisement          1946
8          3          Gerald McDonald Prints, signed          1984
8          4          New York Central “End of the Run, Weehawken”
8          5          Penn Central “Race Train to Bowie”          1969
8          6          Penn Central “Pony Express to Monmouth Park”
8          7          Pennsylvania Railroad “NYC to Philadelphia to Washington”          1968
8          8          Railroad Ads. (Miscellaneous magazines)          1940s
8          9          “Westbound Limited” PRR
12          Roll 15          1: Pennsylvania Railroad "One-Hundred Years, 1846-1946," Frank Reilly          1946
12          Roll 15          2: Pennsylvania Railroad Calendar, Griff Teller          1983
12          Roll 15          3: Malcom "Flash" Gordon: "GG-1, Penn-Central #4886"          1972
12          Roll 15          4: Malcom "Flash" Gordon: "Looking Toward the West End of Sunnyside Yard"          1976
12          Roll 15          5: Malcom "Flash Gordon": "Penn-Central Powelton Yard"          1975
12          Roll 15          6: Gil Reid, "Engine in Snow"          1976
12          Roll 15          7-8: Griff Teller, 2 posters
12          Roll 15          9: Charles Graham, "The Great Bridge - Fireworks and Illumination from the Brooklyn Side"
12          Roll 15          10: "Engine #78" (acetate poster)
12          Roll 15          11: "Trusses: A Study by the Historic American Engineering Record"          1976
12          Roll 15          12: "The last run of the GG-1, Saturday Oct. 29, 1983"          1983
12          Roll 15          13: "A Brief History of the Long Island Rail Road, Then and Now"          1980
12          Roll 15          14: AMTRACK Calendar          1983
12          Roll 15          15: Pennsylvania Railroad 1970 Calendar (with 12 b/w photos)          1970
12          Roll 15          16: "Great Event: On the Occasion of the John Bull's 150th Anniversary"          1981
12          Roll 15          17: "Horseshoe Curve, On the Occasion of the John Bull's 150th Anniversary"          1981
12          Roll 15          18: Biederman, "Pennsylvania 4800"
12          Roll 15          19: Wilmington, Delaware Train Station          1984
12          Roll 15          20: General Motors Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad Engine No. 5801


Series 9: Atlases

9          1          Railroad Atlas
9          2          White & Kemble’s Atlas and Digest of Railroad Mortgages, PRR          1903


Series 10: Photographs

13          John Bull reprints for MCP
13          PRR Postcards
13          GG-1 Locomotive 50th Anniversary          1984
13          PRR Postcards and Christmas card
13          Mt. Washington Cog Railway
13          Photograph of train and railway (3 copies)
13          “Meet Mrs. Casey Jones”
13          Landscape illustrations, map, photo negatives
13          Illustration from Scribner’s Monthly (photo recreation)          1888
13          Norfolk and Western Locomotive (photo recreation)
13          5706 to Harrisburg
13          Broad Street Station Anniversary and cake
13          Holiday photo for the Penn 4877
13          Amtrak’s 10th Anniversary Celebration          1981
13          Negatives #31-37
13          PRR Bridge in Iselin, scrapbook pages, newspaper clippings          1949-1950
13          Items removed from collection, by Mane Prewett          March 11, 1993
13          Guidebook, order form, misc. PRR notes
13          Storm Damage          July 19, 1951
13          Eastward View over Philadelphia, Hover Photo
13          Railway Tracks
13          People
13          W. of South Fork, November 1889
13          Conemaugh Viaduct
13          Railway Bridge Construction (1)
13          Railway Bridge Construction (2)
13          Vintage photos of railway construction
13          Bennington Curve
13          Horses
13          Conemaugh Furnace
13          SX Tower from EP Alexander’s “On the Main Line”
13          Kittening Point Station
13          Centennial Photographic Co: International Exhibit          1876