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Bob Rule, Jr.'s Collection
 
5/23/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Bob Rule, Jr.
Dates:7/5/2008 - 7/5/2008
Album Info:Pix taken at the Pennsylvania State Railroad Museum at Strasburg, Pa
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Reading Company Technical & Historical Society modular layout 120 ft.  Every year during the July 4th holiday,  this group sets up its display in the Pennsylvania Railroad Museum,  across the street from the Strasburg Railroad.   They do several other sho
Title:  Reading Company Technical & Historical Society modular layout 120 ft. Every year during the July 4th holiday, this group sets up its display in the Pennsylvania Railroad Museum, across the street from the Strasburg Railroad. They do several other sho
Description:  A pair of Reading "Crusader" diesels, by Greg Yanos, pass the auto frame shipping area
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:09:36 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 11
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 11
Description:  A Reading T-1 passes the auto frame area
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:10:12 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 2
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 2
Description:  small engine facility in the Lebanon area
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:10:45 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 3
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 3
Description:  another view of the steel mill area
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:11:18 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&SH modular pt3
Title:  RT&SH modular pt3
Description:  Steel mill area still under construction
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:11:47 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 4
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 4
Description:  third view of steel mill area
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:12:13 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 5
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 5
Description:  Overall view of the Lebanon area
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:12:49 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 12
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 12
Description:  This is a representation of the Stowe Yard at Pottsville, Pa
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:13:11 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 6
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 6
Description:  Cressona engine facility
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:13:48 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 13
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 13
Description:  "Crusader" diesels haul a coal train past the Cressona engine facility
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:14:23 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 7
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 7
Description:  Close up of the drive in movie screen. I believe this is a scene from A Day at the Races with the Marx Brothers
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:15:26 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 14
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 14
Description:  An overall view of the drive in theater. With the use of a DVD player or VCR, the movie actually plays on the screen
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:14:56 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 8
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 8
Description:  The Reading never had a Bicentenial paint scheme, but this GP30 looks good anyway
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:16:02 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 15
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 15
Description:  A Reading/Chessie tofc train rounds the curve past the autorack area
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:16:35 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 9
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 9
Description:  The Royersford area
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:17:06 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
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RT&HS modular layout pt 16
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 16
Description:  Tofc yard by Greg Yanos
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:17:36 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 10
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 10
Description:  A Reading freight assisted by a Chessie unit winds its way thru the Wayne Jct module
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:18:17 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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RT&HS modular layout pt 17
Title:  RT&HS modular layout pt 17
Description:  Another view of the Wayne Jct area from the opposite end
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:18:49 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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Strasburg Railroad
Title:  Strasburg Railroad
Description:  This is a 12 inch gauge 4-4-0 live steamer that runs from a turntable at the loading area for the Strasburg trains, out to the side of one of the shop buildings where the engine is turned on a wye and returns. There are two curved trestles on the line, one of which is right along Rte 741, the main road that runs by the Strasburg Railroad
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:19:12 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
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Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
Title:  Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
Description:  Pennsy 4-4-0, this engine was still operating on the Strasburg Railroad when I first visited back in the mid 1980s
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:07:03 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
Title:  Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
Description:  Pennsy 4-4-2, 7003 is actually a replica of the real 7003 which set a major speed record. This engine was also still operating on the Strasburg Railroad when I first visited and I had the pleasure of seeing this engine along with the 1223 double head a train into the Philadelphia area, providing me with some great video
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:08:05 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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Strasburg Railroad
Title:  Strasburg Railroad
Description:  #90 has been the heavy workhorse on the Strasburg Railroad for years. The 2-10-0 is now painted in its original Great Western scheme
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:06:39 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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Locomotives:  GWR 90(2-10-0)
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Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
Title:  Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
Description:  What would the Reading Days be without some sort of Reading power. These two FP7 are still operational and will be doing some sort of trip in November. Keep your eyes on the mags for advertising.
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:08:25 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A)
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Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
Title:  Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
Description:  Pennsy L1 mikado on display at the museum. The L1s are my favorite Pennsy locos
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:09:04 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
Title:  Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
Description:  As part of the festivities, you could climb up into the trail unit where a guide told you about the engines and their history.
Photo Date:  7/5/2008  Upload Date: 7/6/2008 11:08:46 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
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Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A)
Views:  95   Comments: 1


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