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Owner: Amtrak
Model:GE E60Built As:AMTK 951 (E60)
Serial Number:39535Order No:
Frame Number:Built:11/1975
Notes:AMTK Class E-60CP; Erie, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  AMTK 951(E60) AMTK 604(E60) AMTK 951(E60)
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"Trains" Magazine, March 1975
Title:  "Trains" Magazine, March 1975
Description:  Here is a photo that was the frontice piece of the March 1975 issue of "Trains" magazine. Partial Caption: "The first E-60CP electric locomotive to bear Amtrak colors poses for an official portrait on the test track outside of General Electric's plant at Erie, Pa., in November 1974. Twenty-six of the 71-foot-long units are scheduled to succeed most of the former Pennsy GG-1's now in Amtrak service in the Northeast Corridor. The first 15 E-60CP's have water (4800-gallon) and fuel (500-gallon) tanks for steam heating of trains; the others are equipped with a motor alternator set to provide auxiliary power for electric train heating." Shown here is Amtrak engine #951, an E-60CP built by GE during November of 1974.
Photo Date:  3/1/1975  Upload Date: 9/26/2017 2:06:17 AM
Location:  Erie, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 951(E60)
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