-New car number changer
[Pennsylvania Railway (PRR)]
-The Pennsylvania Railroad was established in 1846 and became the largest railway company in the United States by the first half of the 20th century.
-Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, commonly referred to as "Pency".
-Merged with the New York Central Railway in 1968 and became the Penn Central Railway.
-E8 is a 2250 horsepower electric diesel locomotive manufactured by General Motors (EMD), a passenger train locomotive with an E in front of its model name, A unit with cab (E8A) and no cab There is a B unit (E8B).
-Produced 428 A units with cab and 39 B units without cabs in five years from 1949 to 1954. Pennsylvania Railway purchased 74 A units (E8A) from 1950 to 1952. .
-When towing Broadway Limited, it was operated by a heavy train of A unit (E8A) + A unit (E8A) which does not require turning of the locomotive.
-The E8A, a diesel locomotive, is an indispensable locomotive and tends to be hidden behind the GG1 topic because the Harrisburg-Chicago section is a non-electrified section between New York and Chicago, which is the travel section of Broadway Limited. However, without the success of E8A, it was impossible to complete the run between New York and Chicago.
[Features of E8A product]
-The same design as GG-1 with 5 stripes (5 lines) in Tuscan Red, matched to Broadway Limited passenger car, with a glossy finish on body color
-Headlights and number boards are lit.
-No dynamic brake fan on the roof
-When towing Broadway Limited, it was operated by a heavy train of E8A, which does not require turning of the locomotive.
[Example of organization]
-Broadway Limited Organization
-Between 1953 and 57, during the Los Angeles-Chicago-New York operation, a silver AT & SF sleeper was connected after the mail luggage car.GG1 or E8A E8A
+ Luggage / Postal car # 6565
+ Sleeper Regal Inn
+ Sleeper Grand Rapids
+ Sleeper Mansfield Inn
+ Sleeper Cabin Creek
+ Sleeper Imperial Terrain
+ Bar / Lounge Car Harbor Rest
+ Dining Car # 4602
+ Dishes / Employee car # 4603
+ Sleeper Imperial Field
+ Sleeper Sangamon
+ Sleeper Tioga Rapids
+ Sleeper Tippcanoe
+ Sleeper Sherman Rapids
+ Special Watch Car Tower ViewBold
: Basic setBold underline
: Additional setUnderlined part
: Single item
( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )