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Pennsylvania Observation Car


Pennsylvania Observation Car

Uncatalogued Model - Image not from catalogue.

Years Released: 1967 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Pennsylvania Observation Car
Running Number: 3102
Category: Passenger Rolling Stock
Passenger Rolling Stock
Model Information: * Image and information is from Pat Hammond books mentioned below. Model not released with British couplings, and also not released in a Tri-ang Hornby box.
Models Produced: * 3,750
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:


Company: P.R.R. - Pennsylvania Railroad
Logo: P.R.R. Logo
Logo Years: ---
Pennsylvania Railroad
Livery: P.R.R. Silver
P.R.R. Silver
Livery Details: Steel silver with maroon stripe above windows.
Company Information: Early roots date back to 1846 with headquarters in Philadelphia. The railroad was eventually to become the largest railroad in the USA through 1960’s with over 10,000-miles of track primarily located in lucrative Northeastern Region collectively called the “Rust Belt”. Major metropolises served by the PRR include Philadelphia, New York, Washington, and Chicago. Merged in 1968 with chief rival Penn Central and then again in 1999 when it’s routes were divided among two companies, the CSX and Norfolk & Southern. Famous for named passenger trains including The Broadway serving Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia as well as the Congressional serving New York and Washington.
All passenger services were handed over to government run Amtrak by 1971.
Recognizable features of the railroad include the world-famous Horseshoe Curve and the pioneering GG-1 electric locomotives.

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Current: 3708 - July 2022
Previous: 3227 - June 2022
Movement: (-481)

Model Year Details (1)

1967 R.815 1967
Pennsylvania Observation Car

Related Service Sheets (2)

7a OO/HO General Spares - 1A January 1960
7b OO/HO General Spares - 1B August 1963

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R.815 - Pennsylvania Observation Car - 1967
R.815 Pennsylvania Observation Car - 1967

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