The big engine that couldn't

A Pennsylvania 2-10-4’s uphill struggle was a sight to behold for an Indianapolis paperboy
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The winter of 1951–52 brought a new thrill for us railroad-crazy boys in the Indianapolis neighborhood of Irvington: Freight trains! Irvington, a former east-side suburb that had been swallowed by the city, sat astride the Pennsylvania Railroad...

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Before Penn Central

Before Penn Central

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