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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 2-8-0Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:302Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:PRR Class I; Altoona Machine Shops, 1875.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 173(2-8-0)
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Centennial History Of The PRR, Page 722, 1949
Title:  Centennial History Of The PRR, Page 722, 1949
Description:  Here is a photo from page 722 in the "Centennial History Of The Pennsylvania Railroad Company: 1846-1946" that was composed by George H. Burgess & Miles C. Kennedy and published in 1949. Photo Caption: "Class I (H-1) Consolidation type, built at Altoona Shops about 1875. This class locomotive was for heavy freight service." Shown here is PRR engine #173, an H-1 (2-8-0) "Consoldiated" built in Altoona during 1875 and retired in April of 1896.
Photo Date:  4/13/1949  Upload Date: 9/7/2017 2:45:10 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 173(2-8-0)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
"World Famous Horseshoe Curve," Page 54, 1973
Title:  "World Famous Horseshoe Curve," Page 54, 1973
Description:  Here is page 54 of a 64-page booklet published by Harry P. Albrecht entitled "World Famous Horseshoe Curve, Altoona, Pennsylvania Railroad." It was issued originally during September of 1973. Left Side, Top Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #142, an Odd Class A (4-4-0) "American" built in Altoona during December of 1866; it was the first locomotive produced by the Altoona Machine Shops. Left Side, Middle Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #173, an H-1 (2-8-0) "Consolidated" built in Altoona during 1875 and retired in April of 1896. Left Side, Bottom Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #963, a B-3 (0-6-0) switcher built in Altoona during 1882 and sold to E.H. Wilson in March of 1905. Right Side, Top Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #1515, a D-15 (4-4-0) "Compound" built in Altoona during 1892 and retired in November of 1905. Right Side, Middle Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #1223, a D-16SB (4-4-0) "American" built in Juniata during 1905 and now at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. Right Side, Bottom Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #1067, an E-6S (4-4-2) "Atlantic" built in Juniata during 1910 and retired in June of 1950.
Photo Date:  9/22/1973  Upload Date: 5/29/2017 10:15:11 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 173(2-8-0) PRR 1223(4-4-0) PRR 963(0-6-0) PRR 1515(4-4-0) PRR 1067(4-4-2) PRR 142(4-4-0)
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"Altoona Machine Shops," Page 33, 1984
Title:  "Altoona Machine Shops," Page 33, 1984
Description:  Here is the illustration on page 33 of the "Pennsylvania Railroad Altoona Machine Shops Construction Number List: 1866-1904." It was compiled by Joseph D. Lovell, and published by the Library Of American Transportation during 1984. Partial Caption: "PRR No. 173 of Class I was built in November 1875. Class I (later Class H-1) was the first of a long line of PRR-designed Consolidations."
Photo Date:  1/1/1984  Upload Date: 11/24/2018 6:57:51 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 173(2-8-0)
Views:  66   Comments: 0


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