Monday, February 27, 2017

PRR's 55th Street Yard

(Satellite, Pennsy's engine servicing facilities used to be on the southeast part of what is now a Norfolk Southern yard )
Bob Lalich commented on Alexander Gerdow's posting
PRR passenger steam locomotives were serviced at 55th St Yard. The roundhouse was on the north side of "The Boulevard". Freight steam was serviced at 59th St Yard. This is a photo of 55th St roundhouse.
[I believe we see the top of the skip hoist for the coal tower in the foreground.]
1938 Aerial Photo form ILHAP
Pennsy's (originally Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago Railway) yard would be on the east side of this complex. The C&WI ran along the western side. Below is a closeup of the engine servicing facilities.

1938 Aerial Photo form ILHAP
David Daruszka commented on Alexander Gerdow's posting
55th Street engine facilities.
Bob Lalich Flickr 1986 Photo, C&NW transfer at 47th (CPL and PLS signals) to this yard

1 comment:

  1. Kinda cool to see your name on a post here. I love your blog!