Picturesque Pennsylvania R.R.

1897 Photo Album
Copyright 1897 J. Murray Jordan, 1438 S. Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA

Many photos appear to be by noted Pennsylvania Railroad photographer William H. Rau.
For more information see the recently published Traveling the Pennsylvania Railroad, edited by John C. Van Horne, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002. If picture caption is similar to Rau inventory listed in this book, it's number is indicated inside braces [] -- an * asterick indicates that the picture is included in Traveling the Pennsylvania Railroad.

Additional Photos from an 1896 album is also online.

Picturesque Pennsylvania R.R.

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Ferry Leaving New York City

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Jersey City Train Shed [10]

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Quadruple Track-Tanks, Monmouth [*21]

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Broad Street Statiion, Philadelphia [42]

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Mill Creek Bridge, East from Mt. Joy [68]

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Conewago Gorge, West from Mt. Joy [71]

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Susquehanna River at Falmouth [74-75]

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Across the Susquehanna Near Rockville [860]

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Chicago Limited on Susquehanna Bridge, Rockville [*28]

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Pennsylvania Limited
Broad Vestibule Sleeping Car
Private Stateroom Compartment Car

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Pennsylvania Limited
Barber Shop - Dining Car
Drawing Room Car - Kitchen

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Pennsylvania Canal at Losh's Run [108]

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The Juniata at Slip Rock[115]

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Lewistown Narrows [118-122]

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Western End of Lewistown Narrows [118 -122]

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Jack's Narrows, East From Mapleton [127]

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The Blue Juniata

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Fite's Eddy, Susquehanna River [84]

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Spruce Creek Tunnel, West From Petersburg [133]

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Juniata River From Trimmers Rock [*114]

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The Allegheny Mountains, Allegrippus [164-166 / 899-903]

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Cresson Springs [169 / 178]

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Deep Cut Near Conemaugh

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Johnstown From Cambria Plane [*197]

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Track Tanks, Sang Hollow [204]

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Red Rock Curve, Sang Hollow [206]

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Cable Ferry Near Lacolle [*211]

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The Conemaugh, Near New Florence [209]

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Packsaddle [214]

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Natural Gas Wells, Grapeville [228]

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Pittsburgh from Mt. Washington

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Central Depot. Chicago

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Horseshoe Curve [1010]

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Inside Back Cover
International Souvenir Series

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Back Cover
Compliments of Mathers Coal

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Links to additional information on William H. Rau

Getty Museum (5 photos)
Railroad History Spring 2001 (stereoview)
Biography from Cleveland Museum of Art Legacy of Light exhibit
George Eastman House: Broad Street Station | Manayunk Bridge

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