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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Alco FA1Built As:PRR 9601A (FA1)
Serial Number:75988Order No:20241
Frame Number: Built:7/1948
Notes:PRR Class AF-15;
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 9601(FA1)
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PRR 9601, AF-15, 1955
Title:  PRR 9601, AF-15, 1955
Description:  Altoona Action. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken just West of Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 2 July 1955. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9601 and two more units whose numbers are not recorded. #9601 is an AF-15 built by the American Locomotive Company in July of 1948, rated at 1,500 horsepower, and retired in December of 1963 after just 15 years of revenue service. They are pulling a merchandise train down the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve, and are about to pass under the 24th Street Bridge on their way to Enola and points East.
Photo Date:  7/2/1955  Upload Date: 10/19/2018 2:32:38 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PRR 9601(FA1)
Views:  70   Comments: 2
PRR 9601, AF-15, 1961
Title:  PRR 9601, AF-15, 1961
Description:  Chione. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken in Birmingham, Pennsylvania, during April of 1961. The photographer is not identified. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9601 and two ALCo "B" units whose numbers are not recorded. #9601 is an AF-15 built by the American Locomotive Company in July of 1948, rated at 1,500 horsepower, and retired in December of 1963 after just 15 years of revenue service. They are pulling a fully-loaded mineral train from Altoona to Enola. Visible in the left-background are some of the Quarry-Company Houses which once occupied this little valley.
Photo Date:  5/5/1961  Upload Date: 5/2/2018 2:51:07 AM
Location:  Birmingham, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 9601(FA1)
Views:  168   Comments: 0


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