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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-4-0Built As:PRR 142 (4-4-0)
Serial Number:1Order No:
Frame Number: Built:11/1866
Notes:PRR Odd Class A; Altoona Machine Shops, 1866; retired 08/1888.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 142(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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"Power To Burn," Page 88, 1976
Title:  "Power To Burn," Page 88, 1976
Description:  Here is page 88 of a 96-page monograph entitled "Power To Burn: Smoke, Steam, & Cinders" that was edited by James M. Shafer and published during 1976. Revised Caption: "The first engine to be completed in the Altoona Machine Shops was No. 142, which was outshopped in [December of] 1866 [and retired in August of 1888 after 22 years of service]. It is shown here in an official PRR photograph at Altoona."
Photo Date:  8/29/1976  Upload Date: 3/13/2019 8:23:15 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 142(4-4-0)
Views:  47   Comments: 0
"Altoona Machine Shops," Page 1, 1984
Title:  "Altoona Machine Shops," Page 1, 1984
Description:  Here is the illustration on page one of the "Pennsylvania Railroad Altoona Machine Shops Construction Number List: 1866-1904." It was compiled by Joseph D. Lovell, and published by the Library Of American Transportation during 1984. Partial Caption: "PRR No. 142, built December 1866, was the first locomotive to emerge from the Altoona Machine Shops."
Photo Date:  1/1/1984  Upload Date: 11/23/2018 8:04:54 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 142(4-4-0)
Views:  89   Comments: 0


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