Pennsylvania tour: PRR 1361

Posted by Brian Schmidt
on Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The folks at the Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum are about to reach another milestone in the restoration of former Pennsylvania Railroad K4 class 4-6-2 No. 1361. Guests on the 2019 Keystone Railroad Delights tour were told that the tender will be painted in the next month, virtually completing its restoration. The tender was on display in the roundhouse and tour attendees were able to get up close for inspection. The trucks are converted to roller bearings, and the water scoop is operational for demonstrations (but don't look for any water scooping action on the main line when the locomotive is operational). Just behind the tender is the boiler, which is awaiting additional work.

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