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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD E7BBuilt As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:5085Order No:
Frame Number:5085Built:
Notes:PRR Class EP-20; Altoona, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5860-B(E7B)
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PRR 5712, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5712, EP-22, 1965
Description:  Winter. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 03 January 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5712 and #5860-B. Both were built by EMD. #5712 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. #5860-B is an EP-20 built in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They are passing under the 7th Street Bridge with a 20-car passenger train on their way to Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and New York; the time is 3:50 P.M.
Photo Date:  1/3/1965  Upload Date: 9/10/2016 4:22:54 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Winter,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5712(E8A) PRR 5860-B(E7B)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
PRR 6309, AF-27, 1965
Title:  PRR 6309, AF-27, 1965
Description:  Sunday. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 02 May 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #6309, #5861, #5860-B, and #5838. #6309 is an AF-27 built by the American Locomotive Company in 1965 and rated at 2,700 horsepower; it is the "helper" engine in this context. #5861 and #5860-B are EP-20's built by EMD in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5838 is an EP-22 built by EMD in 1951 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. They are pulling a 13-car passenger train up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Pittsburgh and points West. This photo taken from the steps of SLOPE Tower.
Photo Date:  5/2/1965  Upload Date: 9/1/2016 12:43:18 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 6309(C628) PRR 5861(E7A) PRR 5838(E8A) PRR 5860-B(E7B)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
PRR 5838, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5838, EP-22, 1965
Description:  Sunday. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 02 May 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #6309, #5861, #5860-B, and #5838. #6309 is an AF-27 built by the American Locomotive Company in 1965 and rated at 2,700 horsepower; it is the "helper" engine in this context. #5861 and #5860-B are EP-20's built by EMD in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5838 is an EP-22 built by EMD in 1951 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. They are passing under the 24th Street Bridge with a 13-car westbound passenger train, and are heading up the Allegheny Mountains to Pittsburgh and points West. This photo taken from the steps of SLOPE Tower.
Photo Date:  5/2/1965  Upload Date: 9/1/2016 12:45:12 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 6309(C628) PRR 5861(E7A) PRR 5838(E8A) PRR 5860-B(E7B)
Views:  142   Comments: 0


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