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Pennsylvania Railroad
Reporting mark PRR
Locale Chicago and St. Louis to New York City and Washington, DC
Dates of operation 18461968
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Headquarters Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1893 map of the Pennsylvania Railroad

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For trimming the material on the page Iowa class battleship to its current and much improved version I herby award you The Editor's Barnstar. Keep up the good work! TomStar81 (Talk) 09:22, 18 March 2007 (UTC)
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For your assistance with copyeditting USS New Jersey (BB-62) while the article was up on the mainpage I herby award you The Editor’s Barnstar. Keep up the good work! TomStar81 (Talk) 00:27, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
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Thanks for the relentless copyediting on the iPad article, its definitely been useful in making the article good. -- Eraserhead1 <talk> 19:43, 25 February 2010 (UTC)
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For exceptional skill in editing, especially your significant reorganization and copyediting of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport Dan Dassow (talk) 09:56, 27 August 2010 (UTC)
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For recognition of your skill as a writer, seen in your improvements to Summit, New Jersey.--Tomwsulcer (talk) 13:09, 8 December 2011 (UTC)
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For your work on Boston Marathon bombings. Bearian (talk) 22:25, 16 April 2013 (UTC)
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For your work on the Mill Creek article. --evrik (talk) 03:36, 14 December 2013 (UTC)