The Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society (PRRT&HS) has a new book presenting Pennsy’s caboose fleet. In Pennsylvania Railroad Cabin Cars: Revenue and Work Equipment, 1860–1988 author Robert L. Johnson covers the road’s cabin car development from its earliest beginnings in 1860 through these prototypes final runs during Penn Central and Conrail eras.
The softcover, landscape-format release consists of 224 pages with more than 61 drawings and 336 photos (more than half presented in color). The book sells for $60 ($50 direct from the PRRT&HS via its website to members of the organization). The book is due in late June and a limited run of hardcover editions will be available for $75 each to PRRT&HS members only.
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