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Topic: pennsylvania railroad

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Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with ...

Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at ... more

Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting lines, Solomon W. Roberts, Chief Engineer.

Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting lines, Solomo...

Outline map of the northeastern and north-central states showing major drainage, relief by hachures in Ohio, place names, canals, and the railroad network. Chartered in 1848. Consolidated to form the Pittsburgh... more

Map of Pennsylvania Railroad with its connections, showing the different routes, projected or constructed between the seaboard & the western states.

Map of Pennsylvania Railroad with its connections, showing the differe...

Map of the northeastern and north-central States showing the existing and projected railroad network. Chartered April 13, 1846. Scale ca. 1:1,450,000. Across bottom of map: "Profile of Pennsylvania Rail Road." ... more

U.S. Reports: Piquigno v. The Pennsylvania Railroad Co., 57 U.S. (16 How.) 104 (1854)

U.S. Reports: Piquigno v. The Pennsylvania Railroad Co., 57 U.S. (16 H...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 57; Howard Volume 16; December Term, 1853; Pierre Claude Piquignot, Plaintiff in error, v. The Pennsylvania Railroad Company

A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches & connections, the shortest & quickest route between the east & west.

A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches ...

Sketch map of the eastern United States showing the railroad network and emphasizing the routes between St. Louis and Chicago, and Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York. Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. LC Railroad maps... more

Map of the Pennsylvania Rail Road, from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] and of the Columbia & Lancaster & Harrisburg R.R.s from Philadelphia to Harrisburg. H. Haupt, Chf. Eng., J. P. & J. Lesley, Jr. Topographers, J. G. Shoemaker, engr.

Map of the Pennsylvania Rail Road, from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] ...

Topographic strip map of Pennsylvania between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh showing drainage, relief by form lines, county boundaries, cities and towns. A list of stations and distances is given to the right of t... more

Resumption of the fast express train Through to Pittsburg in 13 hours. Summer arrangement over the great Penna. Central rail road, for Pittsburg ... Thos. Moore. Agent. Pennsylvania railroad company. May 1856. New York Booth & M'Naughton, Steam

Resumption of the fast express train Through to Pittsburg in 13 hours....

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122, Folder 8g.

Reduced. The great central Pennsylvania rail road route to the west ... Rates of fare ... New-York. Booth & Norton, Steam Job printers, 28 Frankfort street. August, 1857.

Reduced. The great central Pennsylvania rail road route to the west .....

Transportation.; On verso: M.C. #09-82-038.191 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122... more

New and reliable fast freight line to the west! Time guaranteed, delivery certain. The Pennsylvania R. R. Co. have concluded arrangements with responsible parties in the West for the establishment of fast freight lines over the Great Central Rou

New and reliable fast freight line to the west! Time guaranteed, deliv...

Transportation.; On verso: M.C. #09-82-038.193 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122... more

Fare reduced! The great central Pennsylvania rail road route to the west ... rates of fare ... New York, August, 1857. New York. Booth & Norton, Steam Job printers, 27 Frankfort street.

Fare reduced! The great central Pennsylvania rail road route to the we...

Transportation.; On verso of Copy 1: M.C. #09-82-038.188; On verso of Copy 2: M.C. #09-82-038.189 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text ... more

New and reliable fast freight line to the west! Time guaranteed, delivery certain. The Pennsylvania R. R. Co ... New York, July, 1857.

New and reliable fast freight line to the west! Time guaranteed, deliv...

Transportation.; On verso: M.C. #09-82-038-190 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122... more

Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company; plan no. 2. exhibits the streets with the present railroads removed; the red lines show the proposed location of the different railroads entering the city ... 1857-58.

Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors of the Pen...

Street map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing proposed railroads. Scale ca. 1:40,000. LC Railroad maps, 294 Description derived from published bibliography. At lower right of map: "Directors for No. 2 of the ... more

Camden & Amboy dock New York

Camden & Amboy dock New York

Photograph shows people and carts loaded with goods at the offices for the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Camden and Amboy Railroad, at "Pier no. 1", near New York City, New York. Title from item. Card number: "... more

View at the Battery New York City

View at the Battery New York City

Photograph shows people and carts loaded with goods at the offices for the Pennsylvania Railroad at "Pier no. 1", near New York City, New York. Title from item. Publisher attribution based on provenance. Gotthe... more

Railroad map of Pennsylvania Company showing the Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railway, and their connecting eastern and western lines.

Railroad map of Pennsylvania Company showing the Pennsylvania Railroad...

Map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with names of lines and mileage between stations.

[Pennsylvania Railroad advertising material: "Grain depot, 31st and Market Sts., Phila."]

[Pennsylvania Railroad advertising material: "Grain depot, 31st and Ma...

Sepia photo copyrighted by W.P. Mange & Co., Phila. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pa. Phila Bldgs. Grain depot; Railroads Ads [1874]; Railroads [ca. 1874]; Shelf.

Map of the Pittsburg [sic], Fort Wayne & Chicago, Cleveland and Pittsburg [sic], Grand Rapids and Indiana, and Pennsylvania railroads.

Map of the Pittsburg [sic], Fort Wayne & Chicago, Cleveland and Pittsb...

Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with named lines. Emphasis on the main lines. See also entry 504. 13336 U.S. Copyright Offi... more

[Pennsylvania Railroad advertising material: "Train view, West Philadelphia"]

[Pennsylvania Railroad advertising material: "Train view, West Philade...

Sepia photo copyrighted by W.P. Mange & Co., Phila. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Railroads Stations Pa.; Railroads Ads [1874]; Railroads [ca. 1874]; Shelf.

[Pennsylvania Railroad advertising material: general ad. listing services, ticket offices, and depots]

[Pennsylvania Railroad advertising material: general ad. listing servi...

Lithograph copyrighted by W.P. Mange & Co., Phila. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pa. Harrisburg; Pa. Phila.; Railroads Ads [1874]; Shelf.

[Pennsylvania Railroad advertising material: "Depot at Harrisburg, one hundered and five miles from Philadelphia"]
[Pennsylvania Railroad advertising material: "Pennsylvania Air Line, between New York and Washington City"]

[Pennsylvania Railroad advertising material: "Pennsylvania Air Line, b...

View down track toward tunnel under street. Sepia photo copyrighted by W.P. Mange & Co., Phila. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Railroads Stations Pa.; Railro... more

Cresson, a summer resort on the P.R.R. among the wilds of the Alleghenies

Cresson, a summer resort on the P.R.R. among the wilds of the Alleghen...

Stereograph showing view from lawn of the hotel and resort buildings at Cresson Springs Resort. Title from item. From series: Views among the Alleghenies, Penna. Railroad. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collec... more

Damaged Track, Railroad Riots - Pennsylvania Railroad

Damaged Track, Railroad Riots - Pennsylvania Railroad

Stereo by A.V. Albee. Gelatin silver copy photograph of a half stereograph. Iconography of Pittsburgh Coll. - #382. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: RR Locomot... more

U.S. Reports: Hart v. Pennsylvania Railroad Co., 112 U.S. 331 (1884)

U.S. Reports: Hart v. Pennsylvania Railroad Co., 112 U.S. 331 (1884)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 112; October Term, 1884; Hart v. Pennsylvania Railroad Company

Map of the Pennsylvania, Reading, and Lehigh Valley Railroads, and their connections.

Map of the Pennsylvania, Reading, and Lehigh Valley Railroads, and the...

Outline map of the middle Atlantic states showing the three major lines in different colors. Indicates major drainage, cities and towns, and names the railroads along the lines. 14722 U.S. Copyright Office Scal... more

Bird's-eye view of the Conemaugh Valley from Nineveh to the lake, Johnstown, Pa. : from personal sketches and surveys of the Pennsylvania R.R. by permission /

Bird's-eye view of the Conemaugh Valley from Nineveh to the lake, John...

Aerial view of the Johnstown vicinity showing the route of the waters of the Johnstown Flood of 31 May 1889 and the devastated areas resulting from them. Relief shown by landform drawings. Devastated areas, bui... more

U.S. Reports: Pennsylvania Railroad Co. v. Miller, 132 U.S. 75 (1889)

U.S. Reports: Pennsylvania Railroad Co. v. Miller, 132 U.S. 75 (1889)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 132; October Term, 1889; Pennsylvania Railroad Company v. Miller

Map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

Map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

Map of the United States showing major relief by hachures, drainage, and the railroad network with named lines and emphasis on the main line. 5488 U.S. Copyright Office Scale ca. 1:7,000,000. Blue line print. I... more

U.S. Reports: Pennsylvania Railroad Co. v. Green, 140 U.S. 49 (1891)

U.S. Reports: Pennsylvania Railroad Co. v. Green, 140 U.S. 49 (1891)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 140; October Term, 1890; Pennsylvania Railroad Company v. Green

"America's grandest railway terminal". Pennsylvania Railroad. New passenger station, Broad Street, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

"America's grandest railway terminal". Pennsylvania Railroad. New pass...

Photoprint of lithograph of exterior of train station; perspective elevation. "Century Lithography Company" written on verso.

General map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

General map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

Map of the United States showing major drainage, relief by hachures, and the railroad network with names of lines and stations. Emphasizes with heavy black lines the Pennsylvania Railroad in the northeastern st... more

U.S. Reports: Pennsylvania Railroad Co. v. Jones, 155 U.S. 333 (1894)

U.S. Reports: Pennsylvania Railroad Co. v. Jones, 155 U.S. 333 (1894)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 155; October Term, 1894; Pennsylvania Railroad Company v. Jones / Pennsylvania Railroad Company v. Stewart

Penn'a R.R. car shop's Altoona, Pennsylvania 1895 /

Penn'a R.R. car shop's Altoona, Pennsylvania 1895 /

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Published by T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 731.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. I... more

Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway /

Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway /

"The scene of the overhead crossing of the Pennsylvania and Jersey Central railroads at Elizabeth, N.J. While a Pennsylvania train is passing over the arch, the Philadelphia Express on the Central Railroad come... more

P.R.R. Pennsylvania Railroad terminal, Oct. '08 New York

P.R.R. Pennsylvania Railroad terminal, Oct. '08 New York

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. General information about the George Grantham Bain Collection is availabl... more

Whirleys unloading ore, Penna. R.R. Pennsylvania Railroad docks, Erie, Pa

Whirleys unloading ore, Penna. R.R. Pennsylvania Railroad docks, Erie,...

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "83" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012895. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Anchor Line docks and Penna. R.R. Pennsylvania Railroad coal & ore docks, Erie, Pa

Anchor Line docks and Penna. R.R. Pennsylvania Railroad coal & ore doc...

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "85" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012893. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

P.R.R. Pennsylvania Railroad terminal, Oct.' 08 New York

P.R.R. Pennsylvania Railroad terminal, Oct.' 08 New York

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. General information about the George Grantham Bain Collection is availabl... more

Penn R.R. Pennsylvania Railroad site, Otc. '08 New York

Penn R.R. Pennsylvania Railroad site, Otc. '08 New York

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. General information about the George Grantham Bain Collection is availabl... more

Panorama water front and Brooklyn Bridge from East River /

Panorama water front and Brooklyn Bridge from East River /

This film depicts the East River shoreline and the piers of lower Manhattan starting at about Pier 5 (the New York Central Pier) opposite Broad Street, and extending to the Mallory Line steamship piers just sou... more

Sky scrapers of New York City, from the North River /

Sky scrapers of New York City, from the North River /

Filmed from a moving boat, the film depicts the Hudson River (i.e., North River) shoreline and the piers of lower Manhattan beginning around Fulton Street and extending to Castle Garden and Battery Park. It beg... more

New York waterfront

New York waterfront

Photograph shows view of the New York City waterfront from across a river, ferry "Plainfield" in the foreground, tugs and boats in the mid-ground, several "Pennsylvania Railroad" piers on the waterfront, with t... more

Rounding the bend, ascending the heavy grades (90 ft. to the mile) of the Horseshoe Curve, Penn. R'y, Allegheny Mts., Pa., U.S.A.

Rounding the bend, ascending the heavy grades (90 ft. to the mile) of ...

Bird's-eye view of train, Pennsylvania Railroad. H98987 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 13252.

Geo. W. Boyd

Geo. W. Boyd

Photo probably shows George W. Boyd, an offcial of the Pennsylvania Railroad. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)

Pennsylvania Railroad Station, New York city : Seventh Avenue and Thirty-Second Street, looking towards Long Island /

Pennsylvania Railroad Station, New York city : Seventh Avenue and Thir...

Panorama. "Copyright 1910 Pennsylvania Railroad Co." Includes index and inset of the front of the Station. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Pennsylvania Railroad Station, New York City, from 6th Ave.]

[Pennsylvania Railroad Station, New York City, from 6th Ave.]

Photo copyrighted by Irving Underhill. No. B19333. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; NY NYC Views 1912; NY NYC P-; Ph. Ind.; R... more

Gettysburg battlefield today. Pennsylvania Railroad.

Gettysburg battlefield today. Pennsylvania Railroad.

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 345.5 Copyright no. 59616R June 3, 1913. Panoramic map of the Gettysburg battlefield. Round Top is in the foreground. Description derived from published bibliograph... more

Elisha Lee

Elisha Lee

Photo shows Elisha Lee (1870-1933) who was Vice President of the Pennsylvania Railroad and later Chairman of the Managers Committee of the Railroads. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)

ATTERBURY, WILLIAM WALLACE. V.P., PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD

ATTERBURY, WILLIAM WALLACE. V.P., PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... more

[Oil refining, Whiting, Indiana]

[Oil refining, Whiting, Indiana]

Print shows smokestacks with billowing smoke and train tracks.

Oil refining, Whiting, Indiana

Oil refining, Whiting, Indiana

Library has two impressions No. 729-1: [The horseshoe curve, Pennsylvania Railroad], [His Railroad series] Wuerth, 729. Edition of 50? Trial proof. Signed in pencil. Ex coll.: E. A. Ballard. Plate destroyed. ... more

ATTERBURY, WILLIAM WALLACE. V.P., PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD

ATTERBURY, WILLIAM WALLACE. V.P., PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... more

West St., [N.Y.C.]

West St., [N.Y.C.]

Photograph shows Pier 28, a Pennsylvania Railroad freight terminal (now demolished) at the foot of Laight Street at the Hudson River; in what was the wholesale produce district in Manhattan, New York City. Pho... more

Marines depart for France

Marines depart for France

Photograph possibly shows soldiers of the 5th Marine infantry regiment in a train car of the Pennsylvania Railroad going to the port of New York in June 1917 from where they shipped out to France. (Source: Fli... more

President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade [1918] /

President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parad...

Views of fourth Liberty Loan ceremonies in New York City and Washington, Sept. 1918. Inaugurating a national drive for the sale of liberty bonds, President Wilson, his wife Edith, and mother-in-law, Mrs. W. H. ... more

The trains that come, and the trains that go

The trains that come, and the trains that go

Pennsylvania Railroad Station, Philadelphia, Pa. Etching and drypoint by Joseph Pennell. Wuerth, 712. Edition of 75? This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Pennsy VP before Senate Rail Inquiry. Washington, D.C., Dec. 21. After hearing Chairman Wheeler of the Senate Inquiry charge the Pennsylvania Railroad with violating ICC decisions and concealing facts from stockholders in purchasing railroad stocks from 1925 to 1928, ...County Financial Vice President of the Road, testified the purchases were made to protect the interests of the stockholders. He added this was in line with a program then being considered to divide the Railroads of the East into four great systems. 122137

Pennsy VP before Senate Rail Inquiry. Washington, D.C., Dec. 21. After...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... more

Railway heads. Washington, D.C., March 11. M.W. Clement, (left) President of the Pennsylvania Railroad, and Daniel Willard, Prexy of the B&O, pictured at the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Association of American Railroads here today. The Executives were called into special session to seek a relief for the "critical financial condition" of the Nation's largest industry, 31138

Railway heads. Washington, D.C., March 11. M.W. Clement, (left) Presid...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... more

Perfect Harmony Washington, D.C., Nov. 7. Perfect harmony prevailed today as President Roosevelt's Special Committee of Rail Labor and Management representatives discussed proposed recommendations for legislative aid for the industry. Here we see George Harrison, right, President of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, as he accepts a cigarette from M.W. Clement, President of the Pennsylvania Railroad, 11738

Perfect Harmony Washington, D.C., Nov. 7. Perfect harmony prevailed to...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... more

Loading a freighter with coal at one of the three coal docks owned by the Pennsylvania Railroad, Sandusky, Ohio

Loading a freighter with coal at one of the three coal docks owned by ...

Image same as USW36-678 A, which was identified as Cleveland, Ohio. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-15. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Colo... more