The Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society

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M1B 6787, East Altoona, April 1957, was built by Lima, placed into service on April 3, 1930 as an M1A, converted to M1B in September 1946, and was sold for scrap in September 1959.

John Prophet photo.


The Society's mission is to further scholarly learning and interest in the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) and its predecessor companies by stimulating and encouraging the collecting, researching, recording and preserving of all technical, historical and practical information concerning the PRR and to make this information available to interested persons in appropriate ways, such as publications, meetings, and the maintenance of a research archive. In addition, the Society hopes to further accurate modeling

New web site arriving December 2nd!
Will include password protected member accounts
New on-line renewal process for 2021, starting December 2nd

For members that we have the current e-mail address, you should receive both a Welcome e-mail and a renewal e-mail on December 2nd.

There is a chance that you may be on the e-news mailing list but not in our member e-mail list - the two systems were never linked (which is why we are going to a new system!)

If you have not received a welcome and renewal e-mail by December 4th, e-mail with your member number.

Details in the November e-News

We are looking for volunters to help with the new system!

Details in the September e-News

Virtual PRR Day
November 7th!

An all day Zoom session with
8 presentations about the PRR!

2020 Annual Business meeting
conducted by Proxy
Results in the September e-News
PRRT&HS Annual Meetings

New PRRT&HS Book Available!

First Class to Our Nation's Capitol

Liberty Limited and Capitol Limited

By Frank Wrabel

Available from our E-Store

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