PRR Chartiers Branch - References
03/05/2016

Recollections/Stories

"Memories of the Chartiers Branch around Canonsburg" by Joseph Andrews.
"Canonsburg's Prosperity Arrived by Railroad" by James T. Herron, Jr.
"Chartiers Branch Remembered" by Kevin Trichtinger.
"Chartiers Notes" by Frank Stingone.
"Thomas Yates Obituary" (first engineer on the Chartiers Branch).
"Canonsburg Centennial" by Blaine Ewing.

"Floods in the Chartiers Valley".

Books

"Canonsburg Reflections 1802-2002" by James T. Herron, Jr.

Magazine Articles

The Keystone Vol. 47, No. 4: "A More Complete History of the Chartiers Branch" Part 1 by Doug Mahrer (pp. 34-63).
The Keystone Vol. 48, No. 1: "A More Complete History of the Chartiers Branch" Part 2 by Doug Mahrer (pp. 49-82).
The Keystone Vol. 48, No. 3: "A More Complete History of the Chartiers Branch" Part 3 by Doug Mahrer (pp. 25-58).

Forums

Yahoo! prr_panhandle_pa discussion group.

Online Videos

Pittsburgh & Ohio Central on Chartiers Branch passing by Canonsburg, PA station.
Pittsburgh & Ohio Central on Chartiers Branch passing by Canonsburg, PA station.
P&OC passing Pennsylvania Transformer Co.
P&OC passing through Canonsburg.
Drive through Canonsburg.
Pittsburgh & Ohio Central on Chartiers Branch in Houston, PA.
Pittsburgh & Ohio Central on Chartiers Branch, Greer Tunnel, near Bridgeville, PA.
AVR-3 Heading in to Washington, PA through Brady's Tunnel.
AVR-3 Cruising over Chestnut Street, Washington, PA.
Area videos.

Local Information: Carnegie, PA

Remains of Scully Yard (from where the Chartiers Branch used to break)

Local Information: Bridgeville, PA

Bridgeville and McDonald trail (former branch right-of-way)

Local Information: Canonsburg, PA

Sightseeing information in Canonsburg
Canonsburg Friends Blog
Canonsburg Buildings
Modern-day photo of the station
Probably a 1970's photo of the station
Canonsburgboro has a great History page about the history of Canonsburg.
Conrail working Pennsylvania Transformer Co.
Canonsburg's passenger station
Wikipedia entry for Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Wikipedia entry for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Local Information: Washington, PA

Record of O'Brien Steel Construction Company charter
William O'Brien Jr. sues O'Brien Steel Construction Company
Washington County PRR Passenger stations (past and present)
Railroad History of Washington Co, 1882
Wikipedia entry for Washington County, Pennsylvania
History of Washington County, Pennsylvania, by Earle R. Forrest

General Research

Wikipedia entry about the Chartiers Branch.
Photo Search: "Ohio Central Chartiers"

Railroads

Pittsburgh & Ohio Central Railroad
Wikipedia entry about the Ohio Central Railroad System
Wikipedia entry about the Pittsburgh & Ohio Central Railroad
Wikipedia entry about the Pittsburgh Industrial Railroad
Wikipedia entry about RailTex

Regional

PRR Track Scale in Central Region
Penn Pilot Historic Aerial Photographs