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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD GP9Built As:PRR 7079 (GP9)
Serial Number:21884Order No:5461
Frame Number:5461-30Built:11/1956
Notes:PRR Class EFS-17M.
Other locos with this serial:  CR 7079(GP9) PRR 7079(GP9)
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PRR 7079, EFS-17M, 1959
Title:  PRR 7079, EFS-17M, 1959
Description:  ARB. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by David R. Sweetland that was taken in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in July of 1959. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #7079, an unidentified GP-9 "B" unit, and #7064. All are EFS-17M's built by GM-EMD and rated at 1,750 horsepower each. #7079 was constructed in November of 1956, while #7064 was built in October of the same year. In this context, they're about to pass under the 8th Street Bridge in Juniata, and are heading to Conway and points West with a merchandise freight train.
Photo Date:  7/7/1959  Upload Date: 10/19/2018 2:30:21 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 7079(GP9) PRR 7064(GP9)
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