My Library - Magazine Articles By Chuck Blardone

A4 Shifters

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 49 No.4 Winter 2016
Page:
75
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:
The history of the A4 (along with the A5), which worked industrial sites in Eastern cities on trackage with close clearances and tight curves. Juniata Shops built all 64 A4 locomotives from 1906 through 1913. Includes prototype photos and scaled drawings.

Airway Limited Postscript

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 37 No.4 Winter 2004
Page:
47
Category:
Pennsylvania Railroad
Description:
A follow-up article on the Summer 2003 issue's article, sharing more info.

Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum Observations

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 47 No.2
Page:
18
Category:
Museums
Description:
Status of the Birch River and Duquesne cars at the museum

Amtrak ACS-64 on First Revenue Train

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 47 No.2
Page:
8
Category:
Passenger Trains

Ex-PRR N5b Cabin Car Coming to Pennsylvania

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 47 No.2
Page:
14
Category:
Cabooses
Description:
PRR #477768 has been restored and is going to be moved to the non-profit Colebrookdale Railroad (CRR) in Boyertown, PA.

Harrisburg, PA Station Moves

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 47 No.2
Page:
19
Category:
Museums
Description:
The N6B and GG1 that are on display at the ex-PRR Harrisburg passenger station have been moved away from protective cover so that track work can begin at the station.

MW X23 Moved to Martinsburg Roundhouse

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 49 No.3 Autumn 2016
Page:
18
Category:
M.O.W. Equipment
Description:
On May 2016, PRR X23 boxcar #499327, was moved to and into the ex-B&O Martinsburg, W.Va. roundhouse. Includes drawings, and historical and modernday photos of the car.

PRR Oil-Electric and X29 Go to Allentown & Auburn RR

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 49 No.3 Autumn 2016
Page:
12
Category:
Locomotives - Gas Electric
Description:
Doodlebug #4666 has been moved to Allentown & Auburn, its new owner. On April 23 an ex-PRR X29 box car was also moved to the A&A. Includes prototype historical and modernday photos of the Doodlebug (and its tracing drawings), and two photos of the X29 in the process of being moved.

PRR Phillies Baseball Special

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 47 No.2
Page:
55
Category:
Passenger Trains
Description:
The story of how the train derailed on July 28, 1962.

The East Wind

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 38 No.4
Page:
10
Category:
Pennsylvania Railroad
Description:
The East Wind train ran from Philadelphia and Washington to New England, a service that was started in 1940. The train itself was carried by several railroads. The article includes the complete history of the train, many photos of the train in action, a map of its routes, PRR press releases, the 1940 schedule, and brochures. The last half of the article includes diagrams and photos of the passenger cars that made up the train, including interior photos.

Two Ex-PRR GP-9 in Operation in Pennsylvania

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 49 No.2 Summer 2016
Page:
3
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Description:
Steam Into History of New Freedom, PA has replaced its leased Stewartstown Railroad GE 44-tonner #10 with an ex-PRR road switcher, built as GP-9 #7128, which is now operated as GP-10 #7580. Includes many photos, as well as the history of the engine.