The K4s steam locomotive was designated as Pennsylvania's official state steam locomotive on December 18, 1987. The K4s steam locomotive is the quintassential train engine - a boxy, black cylinder with a short stack on top. It was the main passenger locomotive of the Pennsylvania railroad for 30 years. At one time, 425 of these powerful coal-burners steamed across the state --every one built in Pennsylvania.The state steam locomotive is on display in railroad museums in Altoona and…

The steam locomotive was designated as Pennsylvania's official state steam locomotive on December The steam locomotive is the quintassential train engine - a boxy, black cylinder with a short stack on top. It was the main passenger locom

London's Top 10 : Science Museum - Puffing Billy Puffing Billy is the world’s oldest remaining steam locomotive. It was built in England in 1813 and used to transport coal. George Stephenson’s famous 1829 Rocket, the first locomotive engine to pull passenger carriages, is also on display.

Puffing Billy, the world’s oldest remaining steam locomotive, is on display at the London Science Museum.

Five of the K4 Pacific-type steam locomotives lined up with five sections -- identical trains -- of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Broadway Limited

Five of the Pacific-type steam locomotives lined up with five sections -- identical trains -- of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Broadway Limited

PRR T1 locomotive #5533 (streamline cowling designed by Raymond Loewy)

The Pennsylvania Railroad Class T looked fast just sitting there. In the twilight years of steam locomotive developement, the scale of the American main line e…

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The Pennsylvania Railroad or Pennsy's K4 class 4-6-2 "Pacific type" built 1914–1928 was its premier passenger-hauling steam locomotive from 1914 through the end of steam on the PRR in 1957.   Here 5406 and 5367 are seen a year before the final year with trains at South Amboy, New Jersey.

The Pennsylvania Railroad or Pennsy's class "Pacific type" built was its premier passenger-hauling steam locomotive from 1914 through the end of steam on the PRR in Here 5406 and 5367 are seen a year before the final year with t

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