Historical Photos Page
One can find photos
of railroads of the past in black-and-white, unless otherwise noted.
Note, this does NOT include Conrail or any other recent fallen flag.
This photo gallery mainly includes railroads such as pre-NS era, N&W
in the steam days, PRR, and so on. If anyone has any photos they
have that they would like to contribute to this gallery, please let
2-8-4 Kanawha no. 2701 is sitting at the Marion Union Station,
Marion, Ohio, possibly in the '40s.
Overhead view of the PRR
Crestline roundhouse area in 1947. Crestline, Ohio.
PA-1 no. 732 is the lead engine of a set of A-B-B-B-A set of units
leading a freight by the AC Tower and Marion Union Station. For
those of you who have visited Marion before, notice that the signal
bridge is still standing.
E8A no. 846 and a sister E8A leading a passenger train into
Marion. Photo was taken from AC Tower. Also, notice the
track closest to the tower is still in place.
Superior & Ishpeming 2-8-0 no. 34 at an unknown roundhouse
location. This is an interesting photo, as it is a photo of the
Western Maryland Scenic's no. 734 still in LS&I service. This
engine is also the direct sister engine to HVSR no. 33 (ex-LS&I
2-8-8-2 no. 2043 in Norwood, Ohio. A "wig-wag"-type
crossing signal is in operation in this photo.
A N&W steamer is
the coaling tower at Portsmouth Yard, Portsmouth, Ohio. It
looks as though a man is shoveling up some of the excess coal on the
Two NYC steamers (one is
no. 1968) sit at the coaling
area at the NYC Galion Yard, Galion, Ohio. This yard is now
completely gone. Only a couple tracks of the yard are still
there that CSXT uses to store engines and various MOW rolling stock.
Conrail used to do this as well prior to the split.
4-6-2 K-4 no. 3874 looks as though she's undergoing some repairs
at the Crestline roundhouse.
no. 6785 4-8-2 M1a Mountain is crossing the diamonds at the
Crestline Station. The station is now completely gone, the
tracks have been torn-up/relocated, and the signals are now all gone.
The track to the left (from cab point-of-view) is the one that has
been moved about 100 feet over to make room for the interchange track
for CSXT traffic. Locomotive information provided by Matt
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