Pictured above is the Pennsylvania Rail Museum entrance building, the rolling stock building, which will house several pieces of large rail equipment, and the 100-foot turntable. The museum is located along Route 741 across from the Strasburg Rail Road, s
The museum's collection contains several locomotives similar to the one pictured above, representative of the early era of steam engines. The balloon stack and all-wooden cab indicate that the 1800's engine was powered by wood fuel.
Waiting to be repaired is a cross-section of an 1882 passenger car, used until 1969 as an office for a railroad company in Jim Thorpe, Pa. It was discovered by museum officials a few days before it was scheduled to be destroyed. The coach will be restored
The historical Lindbergh Engine, which made a record run from Washington to New York in 3 hours 8 minutes in 1927, is featured among a rapidly growing collection of historic rail equipment at the museum.
This drive shaft on a logging locomotive was at its best being used in logging operations over rough terrain. The two loggers at the museum, 1918 Heisler and a 1906 Shay, averaged speeds of 10 to 12 mph and weighed about 60 tons each.