The East Wind
This is the official quarterly publication of the New England Chapter and is published in January, April, July, and October. Subscription is by membership in the New England Chapter ($15.00 per year). You'll find articles on anything Pennsy including stories on equipment, facilities, modeling, operations, collectibles, first person accounts, and more. Individual issues from Volumes 6 through 12 (excluding special issues) are available hardcopy in black and white for $6.00 each, postage paid. Issues from prior volumes are less. Color issues on CD-ROMs are available. See order form for current availability and prices.
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Back Issues
Summer 2017, Vol. 13, No. 4
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Lindberg Atlantic Restored
  • Photo – 2 Streamliners in DC
  • PRR Alco Diesel Switchers

Autumn 2016, Vol. 13, No. 1
30 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to 6/18/20160 Meeting
  • PRR's P5 Electrics

Winter 2017, Vol. 13, No. 2
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to 9/17/2016 Meeting
  • Minutes to 12/3/2016 Meeting
  • PRR's Alco RS-3 - Class AS-16 and Variants

March 2017, Special Issue No. 5
78 pages
Contents:
  • From Aspiration to Reality – A Look at the PRR System by 1910; The New York Terminal Opens in Full

    By George Chiasson Jr.

Spring 2017, Vol. 13, No. 3
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to 3/18/2017 Meeting
  • Operating Session on the North Shore
  • Antique PRR Stereo Cards
  • Pennsy's Baldwin Passenger Sharks
  • Progress on Tim Garner's HO layout

Winter 2016, Vol. 12, No. 2
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to 9/19/2015 Meeting
  • Minutes to 12/5/2015 Meeting
  • Memories of Riverside, Pa.
  • 4-Axle Alco Century Diesels
  • PRRT&S Archives in Lewistown
  • Remnant of the PRR - Position Lights

February 2016, Special Issue No. 4
62 pages
Contents:
  • The Main Line of Liberty – From the Statue to the Bell

    By George Chiasson Jr.

Spring 2016, Vol. 12, No. 3
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • T1 Trust Casts Boxpok Driver
  • Helpers on the Willsburgh Division
  • The B1 - PRR's Electric Switcher

Summer 2016, Vol. 12, No. 4
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to 3/19/2016 Meeting
  • The Trailblazer
  • PRR's Alco 4-Axle Freight Cab Diesels

May 2015, Special Issue No. 2
50 pages
Contents:
  • The Long Island Rail Road Suburban Colossus: The Rockaways, Rapid Transit, and Early Electrification

    By George Chiasson Jr.

Summer 2015, Vol. 11, No. 4
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to March 21, 2015 Meeting
  • GG1: A Pictorial – Part 2

August 2015, Special Issue No. 3
73 pages
Contents:
  • The Long Island Rail Road Suburban Colossus, Continued and Keystone Aspirations - Toward Underground (and Underwater) Rolling Stock: The All-Steel Revolution

    By George Chiasson Jr.

Autumn 2015, Vol. 12, No. 1
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to June 13, 2015 Meeting
  • Volunteers Needed at PRRT&HS Annual Meeting
  • NE Chapter Visits the Conway Scenic RR
  • PRR's First Diesel - The A6
  • PRR's South Danville, Pa. Station
  • PRR Pantograph Display in Scanton
  • HO Middle Division Layout at Strasburg, Pa.

Autumn 2014, Vol. 11, No. 1
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to 9/28/2014 Meeting
  • Op Session on Silk City Layout
  • Lew Schneider's St. Louis Photos
  • PRR Sunbury Station
  • FM Flat Car in the Raw

Winter 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to September 20, 2014 Meeting
  • Visit to Seashore Trolley Museum
  • PRR Diesel Post Cards
  • PRR Alco PA Diesels

February 2015, Special Issue No. 1
74 pages
Contents:
  • Keystone Aspirations: The Evolution, Creation, and Construction of Pennsylvania Station

    By George Chiasson Jr.

Spring 2015, Vol. 11, No. 3
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to December 6, 2014 Meeting
  • GG1: A Pictorial – Part 1

Autumn 2013, Vol. 10, No. 1
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Lima and Baldwin Centercabs
  • G26 Gondola Girder Load
  • HO Doodlebug Trip
  • Walkersville, MD Station Photos

Winter 2014, Vol. 10, No. 2
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to 9/21/2013 Meeting
  • Minutes to 12/7/2013 Meeting
  • Operating Session at South Shore Club
  • PRR Electric Post Cards
  • Observation Car "Libertas" Lives
  • Farewell to Dick Knight's Elmira Branch

Spring 2014, Vol. 10, No. 3
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • EMD E8's – The Best o9f PRR's Passenger Diesel Fleet

Summer 2014, Vol. 10, No. 4
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to the March 22, 2014 Chapter Meeting
  • PRR Steam Postcards
  • Danbury's Restored PRR RPO
  • SW1 Switches Willsburgh Passenger Trains

Autumn 2012, Vol. 9, No. 1
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • More Enola Memories
  • The FF2's
  • Operating Session at Bay State Museum
  • PRR Family Business
  • PRR Drumheads
  • Marty Fitzhenry's O Hi-Rail Layout

Winter 2013, Vol. 9, No. 2
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 9/22/2012 Meeting
  • Minutes to 12/1/2012 Meeting
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • 1988 Excursion behind K4s
  • Why PRR Bought Locos they Did
  • 1967 Trip on "Baltimore Day Express" Part 1

Spring 2013, Vol. 9, No. 3
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Dick Knight Tribute
  • 1967 Trip on "Baltimore Day Express" Part 2
  • Erie-Builts – Pennsy's Dual Service FMs
  • PRR's Zanesville, OH Passenger Station

Summer 2013, Vol. 9, No. 4
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to the June 1, 2013 Chapter Meeting
  • The 1936 Flood and the Pittsburgh and Conemaugh Divisions
  • EMD GP7 Diesels on the Pennsy

Autumn 2011, Vol. 8, No. 1
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to 9/3/11 Meeting
  • The New England Chapter at MIT
  • The New Portgage Branch
  • A Gallery of Centipedes

Winter 2012, Vol. 8, No. 2
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 12/3/2011 Meeting
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • 1952 Analysts' Trip
  • A Visit to Whitford, Pa.
  • The Fast One – PRR's Metroliner

Spring 2012, Vol. 8, No. 3
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Metroliner Follow-Up
  • A Visit to Indianapolis
  • Port Road Flumes
  • Vintage Penn Station, Baltimore
  • PRR Employees at Work
  • Pennsy Video Reviews

Summer 2012, Vol. 8, No. 4
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to the March 17, 2012 Chapter Meeting
  • Minutes to the June 16, 2012 Chapter Meeting
  • PRR's EMD SD45 (EF36) Diesels
  • PRR Stations of Coshocton, Ohio
  • Enola Enginehouse Memories, Part 1

Autumn 2010, Vol. 7, No. 1
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to 9/4/10 Meeting
  • First Look at the BLI Centipedes
  • Delmarva Excursion i Easton Branch 1982
  • Sharks! – PRR's Balwind Freight Cab Units
  • The Ex-PRR in Baltimore from the Air

Winter 2011, Vol. 7, No. 2
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 12/4/2010 Meetings
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • PRR Steam in the Scrap Lines
  • Bridges of the Middle Division - Part 8
  • PRR's Lima, Ohio Depot
  • New Diesels on the Willsburgh Division

Spring 2011, Vol. 7, No. 3
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to the March 12, 2011 Chapter Meeting
  • PRR Operating Session at the North Shore Club
  • The War-Time Women of Pitcairn
  • PRR's ES-17m, The EMD SD9
  • PRR's Plymouth Indiana Depot

Summer 2011, Vol. 7, No. 4
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to the June 18, 2011 Chapter Meeting
  • The Bridges at Safe Harbor
  • The Marietta Division in HO
  • 44-Tonner – The Little Engine that Couldn't

Autumn 2009, Vol. 6, No. 1
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • PRR in West Park, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • PRR Photos of Lew Schneider, 3
  • PRR's Perryville, Md. Station
  • Cumberland Valley Combination Car
  • PRR Model Gallery

Winter 2010, Vol. 6, No. 2
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 9/26 and 12/5/09 Meetings
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Operating Session at Silk City
  • PRR at Bucyrus, Ohio
  • Last of PRR's Freight Motors - The E44
  • PRR Model Gallery
  • PRR Photos

Spring 2010, Vol. 6, No. 3
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Minutes to the March 13, 2010 Chapter Meeting
  • PRR's General Electric U-25B (Class GF-25)
  • PRR at Boston's South Station
  • Eyewitness to the Pittsburgh Railroad Riot
  • PRR Model Gallery
  • Bridges of the Middle Division, Part 7

Summer 2010, Vol. 6, No. 4
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Train Master – PRR's Last FM Units
  • Chasing an HO-Scale Q2 on the Willsburgh Div.
  • PRR Fort Wayne Station

Autumn 2008, Vol. 5, No. 1
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 9/14/08 Meeting
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Boston's "New" Steamlined Ticket Office
  • PRR / TAT Christmas Card
  • "Congressional" Class on the Maine Eastern
  • PRR Model Gallery
  • PRR's Lancaster, Pa. Station
  • Bridges of Middle Division 4

Winter 2009, Vol. 5, No. 2
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 12/6/08 Meeting
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • PRR Altoona Works Engine 7
  • PRR Standard Highway Overpasses
  • Goin' to the Fair (Railroad, That Is)
  • PRR's Latrobe Pa. Station
  • PRR Model Gallery

Spring 2009, Vol. 5, No. 3
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Pennsy Paper
  • PRR Photos of Lew Schneider, 1
  • PRR's Johnstown, Pa. Station
  • Bridges of the Middle Divsion, 5
  • PRR H21 Hopper Cars

Summer 2009, Vol. 5, No. 4
28 pages
Contents:
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • 2nd Trick at Harrisburg – The Sequel
  • A Visit to Massillon, Ohio
  • The American's Book
  • PRR Photos of Lew Schneider, 2
  • Bridges of the Middle Divsion, 6

Autumn 2007, Vol. 4, No. 1
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 9/15/07 Meeting
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Griff Teller-Inspired Pick-up
  • Chapter Meeting Excursion
  • Christiana PA Station
  • Growing Up Pennsy
  • Modeling PRR's First Road Freight Diesels
  • Bridges Middle Division 2
  • Post Cards from the Edge

Winter 2008, Vol. 4, No. 2
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 12/1/07 Meeting
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Working the Brewery
  • Winter Visit to "MG" Interlocking
  • My Years on the Pennsy
  • Bridges of Middle Division 3
  • Hauling Coal with a J1a (HO-scale)
  • The "East Wind" Destination
  • PRR Towers on Borrowed Time

Spring 2008, Vol. 4, No. 3
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 3/22/08 Meeting
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Baseball and Railroading
  • War-time PRR Pictures of Jack Delano
  • PRR Station Platforms and Lamp Posts
  • PRR's Greensburg Pa. Station
  • PRR Marker Lamp
  • PRR Station and Tower Signs

Summer 2008, Vol. 4, No. 4
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 5/31/08 Meeting
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • "John Edgar Thompson" On Display
  • PRR Class TP-1 – The "Rail Whale"
  • Visit to Bay State Model Railroad Museum
  • A Visit to Harrisburg
  • Harrisburg and the St. Patrick's Day Flood
  • The Passing of the Wooden Passenger Car

Autumn 2006, Vol. 3, No. 1
20 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 9/10/06 Meeting
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Pennsy Paper
  • Elizabethtown, Pa. Station
  • The PRR Photos of Tom Speidel, Part 2
  • Model Gallery

Winter 2007, Vol. 3, No. 2
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 12/2/06 Meeting
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Restoration of J Tower (Lemo)
  • Panning for Pantographs
  • The PRR Photos of Tom Speidel, Part 3
  • St. Patrick's Day Flood and the Middle Division
  • Model Gallery

Spring 2007, Vol. 3, No. 3
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 3/17/07 Meeting
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • Bare Naked Locomotives
  • Adding Sound to an AF16b (FB-2)
  • PRR Photos
  • PRR Puzzler
  • PRR's Parkesburg Station
  • My First Visit to Altoona, Pa.

Summer 2007, Vol. 3, No. 4
28 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 6/2/07 Meeting
  • From the Head End
  • From the Business Car
  • 2nd Trick at Harrisburg in HO
  • Railroaders' Memorial Museum
  • Modeling PRR Turntables
  • Bridges of Middle Division I
  • PRR Model Gallery

Autumn 2005, Vol. 2, No. 1
20 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 9/11/05 Meeting
  • From the Business Car
  • Train Time at the Silk City Club
  • Rear Ender at Tyrone, PA
  • The Interchange
  • X26c Box Car
  • Ghost Bridges of the Middle Division
  • Pennsy Images
  • Griff Teller Exhibit

Winter 2006, Vol. 2, No. 2
20 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 12/3/05 Meeting
  • From the Business Car
  • New Credit Union Chapter Benefit
  • Modeling Congressional/Senator Parlor Cars
  • 1948 in Edgemoor, Delaware
  • PRR Test Weight Cars
  • Fairbanks Scales–The New England Connection
  • Ghost Bridges of the Middle Division
  • PRR and the Flood of 1913
  • Pennsy Images
  • Model Gallery

Spring 2006, Vol. 2, No. 3
20 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 3/18/06 Meeting
  • From the Business Car
  • The Interchange
  • PRR's P5a Electric Motor in S-Scale
  • Clearing a Blizzard in the Days of the Shovel
  • The PRR at War - 1941-1945
  • A Statue to Honor A.J. Cassatt
  • The PRR Today - Maintaining Susquehanna Bridge
  • Pennsy Images
  • Model Gallery

Summer 2006, Vol. 2, No. 4
20 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 6/3/06 Meeting
  • From the Business Car
  • The Interchange
  • New England Chapter at the Annual Meeting
  • The PRR Photos of Tom Speidel, Part 1
  • PRR's 2D-P5 Truck
  • Model Gallery

Fall 2004, Vol. 1, No. 1
10 pages
Contents:
  • The East Wind
  • Minutes to 9/19/04 Meeting
  • Pennsy Paper
  • Rusting GG1s at Cooperstown Junction
  • Modeling Dwarf Signals
  • Collecting PRR Stereo Cards
  • PRR Model Gallery

Winter 2005, Vol. 1, No. 2
16 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 12/11/04 Meeting
  • From the Business Car
  • The Interchange
  • Cold Steam at Northumberland
  • Modeling Iron Inter-Track Fencing in HO
  • The Wreck of the Federal
  • Three Generations of Tuscan GG1 Models
  • Model Gallery

Spring 2005, Vol. 1, No. 3
16 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 3/5/05 Meeting
  • From the Business Car
  • The Interchange
  • A Visit to Lemo Tower
  • Pennsy Video – My Top Picks
  • A Pennsy Quiz
  • How I Earned a Cab Ride on 4935
  • Pennsy Images
  • PRR Model Gallery

Summer 2005, Vol. 1, No. 4
20 pages
Contents:
  • Minutes to 6/4/05 Meeting
  • From the Business Car
  • The Interchange
  • Enola Yard Tour
  • KW Trailing Truck
  • Pennsy Paper
  • Mounting 43-R Trucks on Walthers Cars
  • Pennsy Images
  • ND Cabin Car
  • PRR Model Gallery


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