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Photo: PRR Boxcar 531112 (1930)


Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: PRR Boxcar 531112 (1930)

A photo from the Historic Pittsburgh website:

https://historicpittsburgh.org/islandora/object/pitt%3A200907.1930.05045/viewer

Scroll on the photo to enlarge it.

Photo editing software will improve the image of the boxcar.

What may be a PRR gondola with a scrap load appears to the left.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Eric Hansmann
 

This illustrates the entry of the Monongahela Railway into the Waynesburg yard of the former W&W narrow gauge. The Mon came in from the east while the W&W right of way entered from the west end of town.

 

Some of the narrow gauge facilities were still standing at the time of this February 1930 image. Here’s the turntable and roundhouse.

https://historicpittsburgh.org/islandora/object/pitt%3A200907.1930.05051

 

A third rail was laid on the long siding that served a dozen different businesses.

https://historicpittsburgh.org/islandora/object/pitt%3A200907.1930.05059

 

While this photo is labeled Cattle Pens, the Pennsy flat car is a narrow gauge car used as an idler for switching. It has been fitted with standard and narrow gauge couplers.

https://historicpittsburgh.org/islandora/object/pitt%3A200907.1930.05039

 

 

Eric Hansmann

Murfreesboro, TN

 

 

 

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Photo: PRR Boxcar 531112 (1930)

A photo from the Historic Pittsburgh website:

https://historicpittsburgh.org/islandora/object/pitt%3A200907.1930.05045/viewer

Scroll on the photo to enlarge it.

Photo editing software will improve the image of the boxcar.

What may be a PRR gondola with a scrap load appears to the left.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA