Apr 16, 2011

Lionel unveils 'Lindbergh Engine' model at Railroad Museum

(Lancaster Online) A little locomotive legend made a Friday morning stop in southern Lancaster County. More than 100 people were stationed in Strasburg as the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania unveiled a model replica of a train that once raced an airplane and won — well, sort of. The locomotive's proper name is Pennsylvania E6 Atlantic No. 460. However, it's more commonly known as the "Lindbergh Engine" for its June 1927 venture from Washington, D.C., to New York. Continued


Unknown said...

Hey- I have pictures digitized from the great Blizzard of March, 1958, in Fallston. Lost your contact info. Cool article, btw.
Pat D.