This all-Color book presents the Pennsylvania Railroad at its finest. A well-maintained right-of-way and clean equipment photographed in color is a pleasure to read.
John Prophet, one of the founding members of the Pennsylvania Railroad Historical and Technical Society, passed away September 3, 2002. This title is memorializing his efforts in helping to make the Society what it is today by printing two all color books of most of his slide collection.
The first book, Prophet's Pennsy is all about locomotives and equipment. This hardbound book of 146 pages has 95 steam locomotive photographs, 48 diesel, 28 motors, 88 freight cars (including 34 cabins), 34 passenger cars, 29 MUs, and 18 pieces of work equipment (including 6 office and inspection cars).Enjoy this trip back through time, courtesy of photographer John Prophet. The second book, publication date unknown, will contain John's right-of-way photos.
PRRH&TS, 146 pages,