A TRIP TO THE PA STATE RR MUSEUM

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A TRIP TO THE PA STATE RR MUSEUM

Post by Trainman4602 » Wed May 04, 2011 8:26 pm

Today my friend Pete Bella and I took a trip out to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania In Strasburg Pa.

This museum, without a doubt, is one of the finest in the country. I’m fortunate to live only one and one-half hours from there. I visit it often. They are now in the process of building a round house to house the larger locomotives such as the K4 and the M1b and Nickel Plate Berk.

Just recently they removed the 460 which is also known as the Lindbergh Atlantic. The museum is restoring it for static display.

I spent the better part of an hour making this video. I only covered a small part of the exhibits. I’ll need to return and make several more parts to be able to cover it fully.


Enjoy the video
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Re: A TRIP TO THE PA STATE RR MUSEUM

Post by Dan Willey » Wed May 04, 2011 10:18 pm

Hi Dave,

Excellent job... and thanks for making and sharing this video!
I need to get back to that wonderful museum... soon!

Thanks,
Dan

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Re: A TRIP TO THE PA STATE RR MUSEUM

Post by SteveR » Thu May 05, 2011 12:12 am

OK guys,
How do I tell my wife that we're going to Pennsylvania for our anniversary? Oh and by the way as long as we're here, let's go to the train museum...
thanks,
steve

Dave,
Love that GG1 - 79' and change. What a beast!
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Re: A TRIP TO THE PA STATE RR MUSEUM

Post by FredR » Thu May 05, 2011 5:09 am

Honey, I have great news! We won a great free invitation to PA for our anniversary!!! :roll:
SteveR wrote:OK guys,
How do I tell my wife that we're going to Pennsylvania for our anniversary? Oh and by the way as long as we're here, let's go to the train museum...
thanks,
steve

Dave,
Love that GG1 - 79' and change. What a beast!
sr

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Re: A TRIP TO THE PA STATE RR MUSEUM

Post by Greg_Lewis » Thu May 05, 2011 5:45 am

SteveR wrote:OK guys,
How do I tell my wife that we're going to Pennsylvania for our anniversary? Oh and by the way as long as we're here, let's go to the train museum...
thanks,
steve
Hey, our 30th was spent at Train Mountain. The trick is to schedule the trip such that the special day comes in the middle. Then when you announce the trip and the departure date, it won't register with her until after you've left. (:>
Just be sure to find a nice restaurant for that day!
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Re: A TRIP TO THE PA STATE RR MUSEUM

Post by Andypullen » Thu May 05, 2011 6:05 am

Greg_Lewis wrote:
SteveR wrote:OK guys,
How do I tell my wife that we're going to Pennsylvania for our anniversary? Oh and by the way as long as we're here, let's go to the train museum...
thanks,
steve
Hey, our 30th was spent at Train Mountain. The trick is to schedule the trip such that the special day comes in the middle. Then when you announce the trip and the departure date, it won't register with her until after you've left. (:>
Just be sure to find a nice restaurant for that day!
There are plenty of those near the museum....

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Re: A TRIP TO THE PA STATE RR MUSEUM

Post by LVRR2095 » Thu May 05, 2011 6:19 am

SteveR wrote:OK guys,
Dave,
Love that GG1 - 79' and change. What a beast!
They were a blast to run...except in the winter when they were cold beasties. It used to snow worse inside than it was snowing outside!
And Dave, as I'm sure you know, the official name of the collector on the E-44's was a "Faiveley" collector.
They were great locomotives that I enjoyed running on the Mail trains.
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Re: A TRIP TO THE PA STATE RR MUSEUM

Post by boomerralph » Thu May 05, 2011 6:56 pm

Thank you Dave! I enjoyed that

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