Scenic USA - Pennsylvania
Scenic USA offers a collection of select photographs from a wide variety of attractions, points of interest, historic sites, state parks and
national parks found throughout the United States. Each photo feature is coupled with a brief explanation.
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Train of Tomorrow
|Photo by Chris Muller
Perkiomen Branch Excursions Gallery
Pennsylvania’s Reading Railroad (one of the four railroads on a Monopoly board) was slow to replace its aging fleet of steam locomotives; but when they did, a sleek looking streamlined General Motors FP7 diesel locomotive fit the bill. Geared to achieve nearly ninety mile per hour, the Electro-Motive Division’s Train of Tomorrow was the fastest on the tracks in 1950.
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