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By:Thomas C. Ayers
Dates:11/1/1941 - 11/1/1941
Album Info:Here are the front cover and a 20-page cover article by Mr. Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." They were published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, pages 6-25. "Over on the west shore of the Susquehanna River, two miles upstream from Harrisburg, there is a freight relay point that ranks as one of the world's largest. Its name ~ Enola ~ is not a typographical error, but was borrowed by the Pennsylvania Railroad from the town that climbs the steep slope at its back." (Page 7)
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"Redball Terminal," Front Cover, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Front Cover, 1941
Description:  Here is the front cover of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine. Cover Caption: "Painting by A.M. Proctor shows Enola Yard scene." The painting's title is "Fifty Tons for Middletown."
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 3:47:13 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Steam
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"Redball Terminal," Page 6, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 6, 1941
Description:  Here is page one of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 6.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 3:49:55 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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"Redball Terminal," Page 7, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 7, 1941
Description:  Here is page two of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 7.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 3:52:09 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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"Redball Terminal," Page 8, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 8, 1941
Description:  Here is page three of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 8.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 3:54:09 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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"Redball Terminal," Page 9, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 9, 1941
Description:  Here is page four of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 9. Partial Caption: "End of the Philadelphia Division is Banks Tower, five minutes upriver by Redball Freight from Rockville Bridge."
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 3:56:30 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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"Redball Terminal," Page 10, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 10, 1941
Description:  Here is page five of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 10.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:04:56 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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"Redball Terminal," Page 11, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 11, 1941
Description:  Here is page six of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 11.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:07:08 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  67   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 12, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 12, 1941
Description:  Here is page seven of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 12.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:09:16 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  66   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 13, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 13, 1941
Description:  Here is page eight of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 13.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:11:22 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Track
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Views:  60   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 14, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 14, 1941
Description:  Here is page nine of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 14.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:13:24 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Track
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Views:  78   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 15, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 15, 1941
Description:  Here is page ten of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 15. Photo Caption: "Loads skated onto classification tracks frequently fail to come to a joint. Hence the Pennsylvania's employment of Poling Cars to close-up its trains. With both booms operating, a unit like this can mass equipment on three adjacent lanes, all in one switching move."
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:15:33 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
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Views:  73   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 16, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 16, 1941
Description:  Here is page 11 of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 16.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:18:03 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Track
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Views:  68   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 17, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 17, 1941
Description:  Here is page 12 of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 17. Top Photo, Partial Caption: "A long wheel base gives the 485407 riding qualities equal to those of many two-truck cabooses."
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:20:20 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
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Views:  88   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 18, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 18, 1941
Description:  Here is page 13 of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 18.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:22:36 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Track
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Views:  66   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 19, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 19, 1941
Description:  Here is page 14 of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 19.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:24:42 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  63   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 20, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 20, 1941
Description:  Here is page 15 of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 20.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:27:36 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Track
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Views:  60   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 21, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 21, 1941
Description:  Here is page 16 of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 21. Partial Caption: "'Waiting At The Point.' A modified P-5a, ready to pull out past DAY Tower and onto the low-grade freight line via Columbia." Illustration by Mr. Henry B. Comstock. Depicted here is PRR engine #4784, a P-5A (Modified) built by General Electric in January of 1935, rated at 3,750 horsepower, and retired in September of 1961.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:29:45 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 4784(P-5)
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"Redball Terminal," Page 22, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 22, 1941
Description:  Here is page 17 of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 22.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:32:01 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  58   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 23, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 23, 1941
Description:  Here is page 18 of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 23.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:34:10 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  66   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 24, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 24, 1941
Description:  Here is page 19 of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 24.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:36:26 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  59   Comments: 0
"Redball Terminal," Page 25, 1941
Title:  "Redball Terminal," Page 25, 1941
Description:  Here is page 20 of a 20-page cover article by Henry B. Comstock entitled "Redball Terminal." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 25. Full Caption: "Some of the signs of Railroad Men which, though unofficial, save Company time."
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 4:38:35 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Signal
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