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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Alco RSD15Built As:PRR 8613 (RSD15)
Serial Number:81752Order No:21025
Frame Number:prime mover # 14073Built:8/1956
Notes:PRR Class AS-24M.
Other locos with this serial:  CR 1128(MT6) CSX 1018(MT6) PC 6813(RSD15) PRR 8613(RSD15)
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PRR 8612, AS-24M, 1965
Title:  PRR 8612, AS-24M, 1965
Description:  Slope to Works. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train between SLOPE and WORKS Towers in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 06 June 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #8612, #8613, and #8614. All are AS-24M's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1956 and rated at 2,400 horsepower each. They are pushing a mixed-cargo freight train past SLOPE Tower and under the 24th Street Bridge on their way up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin, where they will uncouple and return to East Altoona for yet another helper/pusher run.
Photo Date:  6/6/1965  Upload Date: 6/25/2016 4:19:57 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  PRR 8612(RSD15) PRR 8613(RSD15) PRR 8614(RSD15)
Views:  657   Comments: 1
PRR 8613, AS-24M, 1965
Title:  PRR 8613, AS-24M, 1965
Description:  Wye Switches. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train at the Wye Switches in Duncansville, Pennsylvania, on 03 July 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #8613 and #8606. Both were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1956 and are rated at 2,400 horsepower each. #8613 is an AS-24M, but #8606 is an APS-24MS. These two locomotives are pushing a 77-car freight train up the New Portage Branch Line to Gallitzin and points West. The caboose is N-8 #478214. The PRR's WYE Tower is visible in the distance.
Photo Date:  7/3/1965  Upload Date: 8/24/2016 7:21:48 PM
Location:  Duncansville, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 8613(RSD15) PRR 8606(RSD7)
Views:  440   Comments: 0
PRR 8606, APS-24MS, 1965
Title:  PRR 8606, APS-24MS, 1965
Description:  Wye Switches. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train at the Wye Switches in Duncansville, Pennsylvania, on 03 July 1965. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8606 and #8613. Both were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1956 and are rated at 2,400 horsepower each. #8606 is an APS-24MS, but #8613 is an AS-24M. These two locomotives are pushing a 77-car freight train up the New Portage Branch Line to Gallitzin and points West. The caboose is N-8 #478214. Duncansville's Fifth Street is in the photo's center, while Second Avenue is on the left.
Photo Date:  7/3/1965  Upload Date: 8/24/2016 7:25:26 PM
Location:  Duncansville, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 8606(RSD7) PRR 8613(RSD15)
Views:  434   Comments: 0
PRR 8613, AS-24M, 1965
Title:  PRR 8613, AS-24M, 1965
Description:  Brickyard. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train at the Brickyard Crossing in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 18 July 1965. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8613 and #8608. Both were built by the American Locomotive Company and rated at 2,400 horsepower each. #8613 is an AS-24M built in 1956, but #8608 is an APS-24MS built in 1955. They are pushing a 93-car westbound mixed-cargo freight train with caboose #477807.
Photo Date:  7/18/1965  Upload Date: 8/17/2016 6:53:10 PM
Location:  Altoona(Brickyard), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8613(RSD15) PRR 8608(RSD7)
Views:  324   Comments: 1
PRR 8613, AS-24M, 1966
Title:  PRR 8613, AS-24M, 1966
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during mid-May of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8613 and #8657. Both were built by the American Locomotive Company. #8613 is an AS-24M built in 1956 and rated at 2,400 horsepower. #8657 is an AS-18AM built in 1957 and rated at 1,800 horsepower. They are pulling one hopper car and an N-5 caboose up the Alleghenies to Gallitzin and points West.
Photo Date:  5/21/1966  Upload Date: 7/9/2016 11:17:59 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 8613(RSD15) PRR 8657(RSD12)
Views:  431   Comments: 1
PRR 8613, AS-24M, c. 1967
Title:  PRR 8613, AS-24M, c. 1967
Description:  Byerly. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Fred Byerly that was taken in Enola, Pennsylvania, perhaps in 1967. Photo Caption: "Alco RSD-15 #8613, 2400-hp, at Enola, Pa." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #8613, an AS-24M road switcher built by the American Locomotive Company in August of 1956 and rated at 2,400 horsepower. This photo comes from a color slide set entitled "Diesels On The Pennsylvania" that's produced and distributed by Blackhawk Films of Davenport, Iowa (819-39).
Photo Date:  9/9/1967  Upload Date: 10/30/2018 12:25:31 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 8613(RSD15)
Views:  176   Comments: 2


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