12th July 1936

National Historical Railway Society
(Off The Beaten Track Excursion)

Loco(s) Used ?????
Stock Used 5 coaches (including a dining car)

Route :

Loco(s) Route
PRR E6 class 4-4-2 Atlantic 08.20d Philadelphia Broad Street - Philadelphia Penna. Station 30th Street - North Philadelphia - (via White Marsh Branch, Trenton Cutoff, low grade line through Chester Valley and Lancaster County to Columbia, thence along the Susquehanna River via Rockville Rockville Bridge) - Harrisburg 13.39a
????? Harrisburg 14.39d - (via mainline to Lancaster, thence to rural New Holland Branch) - Philadelphia Broad Street 19.15a

Notes :
(1) Route & loco confirmation required. Operated over the Pennsylvania Railroad system, USA. This was the first charter of the type to run and carried 207 passengers paying $3.00 each (plus $1.00 for the dining option).

Source : Gary Thornton (from contemporary sources)

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