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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-4-0Built As:PRR 1515 (4-4-0)
Serial Number:1188Order No:
Frame Number:Built:7/1904
Notes:PRR Class D-15; Altoona Machine Shops, 1982-1905.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 1515(4-4-0)
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"Once Upon The Pennsy," Page 55, 1953
Title:  "Once Upon The Pennsy," Page 55, 1953
Description:  Here is page four of a four-page camera study by Frederick Westing entitled "Once Upon The Pennsy." It was published originally in the February 1953 issue of "Trains & Travel" magazine, page 55. Top Photo, Parital Caption: "Altoona-built Linder cross-compound No. 1515, heaviest 4-4-0 Pennsy ever owned, heads the eastbound 'Pennsylvania Limited' near Linden, N.J., in 1896." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #1515, a D-15 (4-4-0) "Compound" built in the Altoona Machine Shops during October of 1892 and retired in November of 1905 after just 13 years of revenue service.
Photo Date:  2/1/1953  Upload Date: 9/6/2019 3:37:25 AM
Location:  Linden, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1515(4-4-0)
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"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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