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9/2/2014
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Alco RS3Built As:PRR 8479 (RS3)
Serial Number:79926Order No:S-3197
Frame Number:Built:7/1952
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 8479(RS3) AMTK 142(RS3) PC 5579(RS3)
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Three derelict Alcos on the Upper Merion & Plymouth
Title:  Three derelict Alcos on the Upper Merion & Plymouth
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/14/1990  Upload Date: 2/9/2012 10:04:28 PM
Location:  Bridgeport, PA
Author:  Bob Krug
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Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3) LV 414(C420) LI 596(FA2)
Views:  738   Comments: 3
PRR 8479 - a Pennsy Alco RS-3
Title:  PRR 8479 - a Pennsy Alco RS-3
Description:  Pennsy Brunswick Green probably doesn't rank in my top 10 favorite liveries for an Alco RS-3
Photo Date:  1/14/1990  Upload Date: 2/9/2012 10:05:08 PM
Location:  Bridgeport, PA
Author:  Bob Krug
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Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3) LV 414(C420)
Views:  610   Comments: 0
Three derelict Alcos
Title:  Three derelict Alcos
Description:  Anthracite NHRS collection
Photo Date:  1/14/1990  Upload Date: 12/31/2008 11:17:45 AM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Ted Krug
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3) LV 414(C420) LI 596(FA2)
Views:  741   Comments: 0
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description:  This unit now sits in the weeds in Swedeland.
Photo Date:  11/25/1990  Upload Date: 1/14/2007 2:44:48 PM
Location:  Reading, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Pfeiffer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  1336   Comments: 0
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/25/2007 4:59:25 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  1129   Comments: 0
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/25/2007 5:00:24 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  1334   Comments: 1
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description:  Owned by ARHS, this derelict Alco sits in a field behind the Philadelphia Inquirer building next to the NS mainline.
Photo Date:  7/9/2008  Upload Date: 7/9/2008 6:18:26 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  535   Comments: 0
Abandoned Alco
Title:  Abandoned Alco
Description:  This old PRR Alco seriously needs some attention. The people at the Philadelphia Inquirer next door say that a few times a year, a team shows up to work on it. ARHS members maybe?
Photo Date:  7/9/2008  Upload Date: 7/9/2008 6:23:50 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  511   Comments: 0
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/4/2009  Upload Date: 1/4/2009 6:34:38 PM
Location:  Bridgeport, NJ
Author:  Kevin Painter
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  404   Comments: 2
Could it be???? Can my eyes be seeing this????
Title:  Could it be???? Can my eyes be seeing this????
Description:  Thank You Kevin for the much needed info!!!!! Corrections made
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 7/27/2009 12:58:00 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Virgil Fitzpatrick
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  583   Comments: 2
Pennsylvania Railroad 8479
Title:  Pennsylvania Railroad 8479
Description:  In a field next to Philly Newspaper property.
Photo Date:  8/15/2009  Upload Date: 8/20/2009 8:28:39 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Mark Obrzut
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  338   Comments: 1
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/2010  Upload Date: 9/30/2010 4:42:20 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Hogarth Ferguson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  473   Comments: 0
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/25/2013  Upload Date: 12/27/2013 1:34:08 AM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description:  PRR 8479 rusting away in the weeds
Photo Date:  12/25/2013  Upload Date: 12/25/2013 6:33:41 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  270   Comments: 2
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description:  Nose shot of PRR 8479
Photo Date:  12/25/2013  Upload Date: 12/25/2013 6:33:42 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  185   Comments: 1
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description:  Head-on shot
Photo Date:  12/25/2013  Upload Date: 12/25/2013 6:33:43 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  92   Comments: 0
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description:  "Long hood" shot
Photo Date:  12/25/2013  Upload Date: 12/25/2013 6:33:45 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description:  Rear shot of 8479
Photo Date:  12/25/2013  Upload Date: 12/25/2013 6:33:47 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description:  Broadside of PRR 8479, rusting away in the sunlight on Christmas Day
Photo Date:  12/25/2013  Upload Date: 12/25/2013 6:33:49 PM
Location:  Swedeland, PA
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  365   Comments: 2
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/9/2014  Upload Date: 8/10/2014 12:33:56 AM
Location:  Bridgeport, PA
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  31   Comments: 1
PRR 8479
Title:  PRR 8479
Description:  Old classic sits in the weeds after donating parts for another cause.
Photo Date:  8/9/2014  Upload Date: 8/10/2014 12:35:42 AM
Location:  Bridgeport, PA
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8479(RS3)
Views:  37   Comments: 3


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