Pennsylvania RR Sharks: A Pictorial

Pennsylvania RR Sharks: A Pictorial

by Mr. Robert W. Putnick Jr.


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Pennsylvania RR Sharks: A Pictorial by Mr. Robert W. Putnick Jr.

"Pennsylvania RR Sharks: A Pictorial" is a glimpse at one of the Pennsy's exotic species of diesel locomotives. Filled with over 80 all-color photos, this book is a treasure of rare images by some of the best-known rail photographers. Included within are in-depth sections dedicated to each of the three main classes of Pennsy Shark locomotives along with their variants, as well as an article analyzing where the unique "Sharknose" style came from, an explanation of both Baldwin and PRR Shark locomotive classifications, and a complete roster list which includes information such as the serial number and retirement date of every Baldwin Sharknose diesel that served "The Standard Railroad of the World."

Truly, this volume is not only a tribute to Pennsylvania Railroad's Shark locomotives, but also a commemoration of those who operated and photographed them.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781974179459
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/02/2017
Pages: 114
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Robert Putnick is a self-published teen author who at this point has written 2 novels, 1 children's book, and several short stories. Although model railroading is his main hobby, Robert also enjoys free writing and photography. He is a member of the Philadelphia Division of the NMRA, and his layouts have been featured on the division's website. The one is entitled the Ephrata Valley Railroad, an HO-Scale freelanced layout, while the other is an N-Scale model of the Horseshoe Curve in Altoona during the time period of the PRR & Penn Central railroads, which has been appropriately named the Horseshoe Curve Branch Line.

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