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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD GP7Built As:PRR 8548 (GP7)
Serial Number:18663Order No:5293
Frame Number:5293-2Built:9/1953
Notes:PRR Class ES-15M.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 8548(GP7)
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"Trains" Magazine, January 1956
Title:  "Trains" Magazine, January 1956
Description:  Here is a photo taken by Mr. Clarence R.Weaver. It was published originally in the December 1956 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 8. Photo Caption: "To entertain a recent model railroader convention in Baltimore, Md., the Pennsy de-mothballed the old-timers it keeps at Northumberland, Pa., and sent them down behind a Geep. From the GP-7 back, the train includes 2-8-0 No. 1187, 4-4-0 No. 1223, 4-4-2 No. 7002, the John Bull (on flats), and open-ended coaches." #8548 is an ES-15M road switcher built by GM-EMD in September of 1953 and rated at 1,500 horsepower.
Photo Date:  1/1/1956  Upload Date: 8/10/2019 8:00:27 PM
Location:  Northumberland, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 8548(GP7) PRR 1187(2-8-0) PRR 1223(4-4-0) PRR 7002(4-4-2) PRR JOHNBULL(2-4-0)
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