What's new



August 11, 2008 Adds Nov. 1911 The Signal Engineer article on the New Northumberland Yard Interlocking to the Northumberland page.
August 1, 2008 Updated link to George Elwood's site. Removed Allen Underkofler's site. If it's at a new location, please let me know. I couldn't find it. Fixed links on this page.
July 22-23, 2008 Please note that "The PRR in Erie County" as moved to www.prrerie.com. Please update your bookmarks and any links you might have to my site. I also updated links to Rod Fargo & Penn Central websites. If you find any problems, or links back to old velocity.net pages, please let me know via the email address at the bottom of the page. Thanks!
Feb 5, 2008 Adds info about Erie businesses, fixes a couple typos on the Erie-Renovo CT1000 page.
Jan 18, 2008 Adds a somewhat tattered, but quite interesting nonetheless, aerial photo of Newcastle yard, provided by Dick Wilkison.
Mar 5, 2005 Adds Clymer page to the Chautauqua branch with a photo of the depot.
Apr 2, 2004 Adds Al Buchan's desriptions to several photos on the Erie page. Al is a former E&P employee, and is the president of the PRRT&HS.
Mar 12, 2004 Adds Jim Scott's photo of sharks at Thornton Junction.
Mar 1, 2004 Adds postcard views of docks at Erie.
Jan 28, 2004 Adds photos of Bridge tower to the Oil City page.
Jan 27, 2004 Adds Bill Cutshall's pictures of the former P&E station at Irvine.
Jan 9, 2004 Adds Bill Cutshall's 1991 pictures of the P&E station at Sheffield.
Dec 5, 2003 Adds credits & descriptions to yesterdays Warren pictures.
Dec 4, 2003 Adds a postcard view of the station at Warren, and pictures of the last passenger train to Warren. Credits and more info coming as soon as I track down the contributor's email.
Aug 6, 2003 Adds Don Speice's description of the Pennsy coal dock in Erie, located on the Erie page.
July 10, 2003 Adds Scott Hawbaker's photos of the freshly repainted I1 in Hamburg, NY and John Caples' additions to what remains of the PRR in Williamsport.
June 25, 2003 Adds Bill Bigler's list of what remains of the PRR in Williamsport.
July 26, 2002 Adds Sinnemahoning page, updates bad links.
May 14, 2002 Updates Bob Rothrock's memories of the Pennsy in Erie, located on the Erie page.
March 11, 2002 Adds photos of Erie dock shunt locomotive to Erie page.
June 27, 2001 Adds bridge photo to Waterford page, photo of PRR track crossing Main Street in Spartansburg, and a photo of Emporium yard.
May 15, 2001 Adds dock & Hulett photos to the Erie page. Adds yard and roundhouse photos to the Kane page.
Apr. 17, 2001 Adds station photo to the Driftwood page.
July 24, 2008 Pay no attention... just testing something out.
Apr. 9, 2001 Adds photo of the Titusville station and Northumberland roundhouse.
Apr. 5, 2001 Adds dock photos to the Erie page. Adds station photos to the Ridgway and Sheffield pages.
Mar. 30, 2001 Adds a Spartansburg page to the Chautauqua Branch page, and adds Drew McGee's comment regarding the Jersey Shore station photo.
Mar. 28, 2001 Adds photos of the E&P bridge at Jamestown, and the passenger station at Lock Haven.
Feb. 1, 2001 Adds 1941 photo of PRR gondolas at Hammermill Paper's Erie plant to the Erie page.
Jan. 30, 2001 Adds photos of the E&P bridge at Jamestown, and the wooden passenger station at Mayville.
Jan. 15, 2001 Adds P&E photos of the passenger shelters at Erie, and BS tower to the new Pine page.
Jan. 10, 2001 Adds P&E photos to new Westport, North Bend, and Glen Union pages.
Jan. 9, 2001 Adds station & depot photo to the new Cameron page. Adds tower and roundhouse photos to the new Driftwood page. Adds signal and water tower photos to new Huntley page. Adds tower and roundhouse photos to the Emporium page.
Dec. 28, 2000 Adds station photos to the Lock Haven and new Rouseville (Chautauqua) and Garland pages. Adds postcard photo of Anchor Line dock to the Erie page.
Dec. 18, 2000 Adds station photos to Ridgway and (new) Watsontown pages. Adds photo of XC tower to the Erie page.
Dec. 11, 2000 Adds photos to Kane and Renovo pages. Removes the now-defunct Railroad Web Ring code.
Nov. 29, 2000 Adds Nisbet and Newberry to the P&E page with station pictures for each. Also adds postcard view of PRR/Erie RR station in Corry.
Oct. 16, 2000 Adds Greenville to the E&P page with postcard view of the depot there.
Oct. 13, 2000 Adds photo of Dock Junction yard to the Erie page.
Oct. 6, 2000 Adds Newcastle page to the E&P page, with a c. 1910 of the station there. Adds photo postcard of 1915 flood damage on the P&E in Erie.
Sept. 23, 2000 Adds Jersey Shore page to the P&E page, with a 1907 photo postcard of the station there.
Sept. 22, 2000 Adds 1859 poem commemorating the opening of the S&E (P&E) from Erie to Warren to the Warren page. Changes Dan West's PA Stations link to new URL on Links page. Adds 1864 photo of Corry station. Adds Spring Creek page to the P&E page, with a photo of the station there.
Sept. 20, 2000 Adds old Union Station photos to Erie page. Adds postcard view of Renovo station to Renovo page.
Aug. 3, 2000 Completes E&P portion of the 1945 CT1000C.
July 21, 2000 Updates E&P portion of the 1945 CT1000C through Greenville, PA.
July 18, 2000 Updates E&P portion of the 1945 CT1000C through Sharpsville, PA. Adds description of OTTS tower area to Warren page.
July 12, 2000 Updates E&P portion of the 1945 CT1000C through Sharon, PA.
July 11, 2000 Updates E&P portion of the 1945 CT1000C through Farrell, PA.
July 10, 2000 Begins entry of E&P portion of the 1945 CT1000C.
July 7, 2000 Adds photo of Lock Haven station, courtesy of Stephen Miller, to Lock Haven page. Adds postcard of Kane station to Kane page. Adds to Links page.
June 19, 2000 Removed photo of New Castle station. This station was possibly on the PRR's Western New York & Pennsylvania branch. Thanks to Jerry Jordak for pointing that out.
June 13, 2000 Adds station photos of New Castle (E&P) and Pittsfield, Sheffield, and Waterford (P&E) stations to new pages (courtesy of Dan West & Steve Heath). Adds postcard view of the old wooden passenger station at Mayville, NY (Chautauqua branch).
June 12, 2000 Adds Gary LaPointe photos of Milton, Northumberland, and Sunbury stations to new pages on the P & E page.
June 8, 2000 Adds OTTS tower photo to Warren (P & E) page, courtesy of Bill Nixon.
Apr. 28, 2000 Adds lantern photos to main page.
Apr. 11, 2000 Adds several photos to Renovo (P & E) page, contibuted by Stephen Miller.
Apr. 3, 2000 Adds an early 1900's photo of Emporium station to the Emporium page.
Apr. 2, 2000 Adds a 1964 yard map to the Oil City page.
Mar. 5, 2000 Adds Keating page to the P & E page with photos of the hotel and station contibuted by Stephen Miller.
Feb. 25, 2000 Adds track charts for portions of the Erie-Renovo main line to P & E page. The charts will later be linked from the individual location pages.
Feb. 22, 2000 Adds photo of Chatauqua branch bridge at Lovell to Lovell page. Moves other photo of this bridge from Corry page to Lovell page, and adds link from Chatauqua branch page to Lovell page.
Feb. 4, 2000 Adds Girard, PA page to the E&P page, with pictures of Thornton Junction.
Jan. 28, 2000 Adds list of locomotives assigned to Erie, 10/1/1931, from form MP229. The Erie road foreman (ARF#131) was determined because of the presence of Automatic Train Control equipment on the K4's. If anyone can confirm or refute this logic, please let me know!
Jan. 18, 2000 Adds list of locomotives assigned to Erie, 9/1/1957, from form MP229, provided by Ben Anthony.
Nov. 30, 1999 Adds documents from Jerry Britton's Keystone Crossings to PRR Documentation Directory.
Nov. 26, 1999 Adds Mayville, NY to the Chautauqua branch page. Copies Chautauqua branch structures to the structures page.
Nov. 14, 1999 Adds Oil City page to the Chautauqua Branch.
Nov. 11, 1999 The site now covers the PRR's Chautauqua Branch, which, connected to the P&E at Corry, PA.
Oct. 24, 1999 Added entries to PRR Documentation Directory.
Oct. 8, 1999 Added entries to PRR Documentation Directory. Added link to CT1000C Erie-Renovo entries table to P&E page.
Oct. 6, 1999 Added PRR Documentation Directory, initially including some employe time tables.
Sept. 7, 1999 Updated P&E CT1000C to Spring Creek, PA. More to come...
Aug. 31, 1999 Updated P&E CT1000C to Warren PA. More to come...
Aug. 27, 1999 Updated P&E CT1000C to Roystone PA. More to come...
Aug. 26, 1999 Moved What's New link to top of main page. Updated P&E CT1000C to Kane PA. More to come...
Aug. 23, 1999 Added photos of the Mayville, NY station to the Stations page.
Aug. 20, 1999 Added P & E entries to CT1000C which is now accessible only through the Erie page. The page has a new file name, and more work will be done on it soon.
Aug. 11, 1999 Added steam Class M1 photos to new M1 page on Motive Power page.
Aug. 9, 1999 Added postcard of PRR station to the Jamestown (E&P) page.
June 1, 1999 Added aerial photo of OD Yard to Erie page. Added panoramic photo of Emporium Junction to Emporium page.
Apr. 30, 1999 Adds David Geldmacher's comments to motive power page.
Apr. 20, 1999 Finished Erie entries from 1945 CT1000C.
Apr. 14, 1999 Added Erie entries from 1945 CT1000C.
Apr. 13, 1999 Added 1972 OD yard steam photos to Erie page.
Mar. 30, 1999 Added Keepville (E&P) page with bridge pictures. Updated Structure pages.
Mar. 28, 1999 Added Williamsport page with station photo and postcard, and addedLock Haven page with tower photo.
Mar. 15, 1999 Updated structure pages with photos recently posted to location pages.
Mar. 14, 1999 Added Albion and Pennside pages to the E&P page, with bridge photos. Added Lovell page to the P&E page with a signal bridge photo.
Mar. 4, 1999 Added code for the Railroad Web Ring to the main page.
Mar. 3, 1999 Added picture of the Southern Express, OD and Warfel yards to the Erie page.
Feb. 25, 1999 Added information on E&P motive power to motive power page.
Feb. 18, 1999 Added 1951 picture of E. Lake yard to Erie page. Added Wheatland (E&P) page with coaling tower and roundhouse photos.
Feb. 17, 1999Added Warfel Yard track charts to Erie page. Add photo of water tower to Linesville (E&P) page. Added Shenango (E&P) page with Bruin tower photos.
Feb. 9, 1999 Added East Lake Yard track charts to Erie page.
Feb. 5, 1999 Added Jerry Jordak's Penn Central page to links. Added diesel question to main page.
Feb. 2, 1999 Added third portion of OD yard track charts to Erie page. Added pictures of PRR freight/passenger depot and MS tower to Corry, stations, and towers pages.
Feb. 1, 1999 Added OD yard track charts to Erie page.
Jan. 27, 1999 Added steam class E page with four photos.
Jan. 24, 1999 Added steam class B page with four photos.
Jan. 22, 1999 Added three photos to Motive power..A page.
Jan. 20, 1999 Created subpages for each locomotive class on motive power page.
Jan. 8, 1999 Renovo Looking Back page adds Wayne Dibert's comments. Added link from Rick Bell's Renovo photo to one on Bowser's site.
Jan. 7, 1999 New feature Looking Back begins with Bob Rothrock's memories of the Pennsy in Erie, located on the Erie page.
Dec. 30, 1998 Minor change to site description.
Dec. 23, 1998 Changed the zoom factor on P &: E maps for easier reading.
Dec. 22, 1998 Completed P & E and added E & P area of the 1895 railroad map.
Dec. 14, 1998 Added McKean, Elk, Cameron, Clinton, and Lycoming county portions of an 1895 PA Department of Internal Affairs railroad map to P&E page.
Dec. 13, 1998 Added Erie and Warren county portions of an 1895 PA Department of Internal Affairs railroad map to P&E page.
Dec. 9, 1998 Added Rolling Stock page, including new photo of Pullman sleeper Nightstar.
Dec. 7, 1998 Added information on the Warren bridge, Renovo hump/weight house, and Emporium REA office.
Nov. 25, 1998 Added picture of Warren bridge, 1948. Added Structures..Towers page. Added counter to main page.
Nov. 24, 1998Added pictures of MS Tower, Corry PA, and corrected id. of ERIE RR station in Corry. Added Rod Fargo's Railroad Page links.
Nov. 16, 1998 Added Erie page showing PRR bayfront operations, 1900-1901.
Nov. 11, 1998 Added picture of I1 decapod at Renovo to Renovo and Motive Power pages.
Nov. 5, 1998 Added NMRA Directory link.
Oct. 30, 1998 Added Structures..Coal Towers, Bridges, & Misc. pages, including new photo of MP142 bridge.
Oct. 20, 1998 Added E&P page, initially including Linesville station.
Oct. 12, 1998 Added Structures..Stations page.
Oct. 9, 1998 Added links page.
Oct. 5, 1998 Fixed mailing address.
Oct. 2, 1998 Added American Model Builders to the HO scale structures page.
Sept. 29, 1998 Added HO scale structures page, initially including Atlas towers.
Sept. 28, 1998 Union City, Corry, Warren, and Ridgway pages added.
Sept. 24, 1998 Web site comes on-line.




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