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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Alco-GE R-2 BoxcabBuilt As:GN 5016 (R-2 Boxcab)
Serial Number:68274Order No:510000
Frame Number: Built:0/1930
Notes:PRR Class FF-2; 1-C-C-1.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 6(R-2 Boxcab)
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Pennsy's "New" FF-2 Electrics, Page 46, 1958
Title:  Pennsy's "New" FF-2 Electrics, Page 46, 1958
Description:  Here is page two of a five-page cover article by Frederick Westing entitled "What's New Under Pennsy Pantographs." It was published originally in the June 1958 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 46. Photo by Don Wood. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6, an FF-2 built by ALCo-GE during 1930 and retired in April of 1965. Also visible is PRR N-5 caboose #477101.
Photo Date:  6/1/1958  Upload Date: 8/13/2017 5:48:44 PM
Location:  Downingtown, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  PRR 6(R-2 Boxcab)
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PRR 6, FF-2, c. 1964
Title:  PRR 6, FF-2, c. 1964
Description:  Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide showing Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6, an FF-2 (1-C-C-1) built by ALCo-GE for the Great Northern Railroad in March of 1930, rated at 3,300 horsepower, purchased by the PRR in August of 1956 and renumbered "6," and retired in April of 1965 after 35 years of two-road service. The photographer's name, the date, and the location are not recorded. ("LouisFols"; #12 of 12)
Photo Date:  4/16/1964  Upload Date: 6/6/2019 8:24:59 PM
Location:  Columbia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 6(R-2 Boxcab)
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