My Library - Magazine Articles By Ivan E. Frantz, Jr.

The Pennsylvania Railroad and the Civil War

The Keystone Vol 38 No.3
Pennsylvania Railroad
The PRR was 15 years old at the start of the U.S. Civil War. The article describes the PRR's involvement in the Civil War. Photos and artists' renditions include: May's Bridge by Lewistown, Logan House in Altoona, Horseshoe Curve in the 1860s, Harrisburg train station, U.S. Military R.R., Potomac Creek wooden trestle bridge in Virginia, testing a prefabricated Herman Haupt truss bridge, design diagram of PRR Rockville bridge, Calvert Street Station in Baltimore, Angel's Cut on the Cumberland Valley Railroad near Hagerstown, Maryland, 1864 photo of Northern Central's 4-6-0 #78, Cumberland Valley RR's locomotive #14, Harrisburg viewed from across the Susquehanna River, replacement bridge near Hanover Junction, Hanover Junction rail traffic (Civil War and today), U.S. Army hospital in York, PA, Lincoln Funeral Train in West Philadelphia, and bridge over Sherman's Creek near Duncannon.