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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD GP9Built As:PRR 7048 (GP9)
Serial Number:20752Order No:5408
Frame Number:5408-49Built:12/1955
Notes:PRR Class EFS-17M.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 7048(GP9) CR 7048(GP9) PC 7048(GP9)
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PRR 6969, M-1, c. 1956
Title:  PRR 6969, M-1, c. 1956
Description:  Chione. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken perhaps in 1956. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #6969, #7048, and another "EFS" Class unit whose number is not recorded. #6969 is an M-1 (4-8-2) "Mountain" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during December of 1926 and retired in June of 1959. #7048 is an EFS-17M built by GM-EMD in December of 1955, rated at 1,750 horsepower, and presently enshrined (as of September 1985) at the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania. The photographer's name, the date, and the location are not recorded.
Photo Date:  10/11/1956  Upload Date: 4/29/2019 6:44:20 PM
Location:  Cove, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 6969(4-8-2) PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  42   Comments: 1
Fenced in
Title:  Fenced in
Description:  When PRR K4 1361 was removed from display here, it was replaced with another Pennsy classic, this GP 9, no 7048, which now sits behind a chain link fence at the park in the crook of the curve.
Photo Date:  2/14/1986  Upload Date: 10/17/2014 4:01:01 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Winter
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  568   Comments: 0
Helpers and the old guard
Title:  Helpers and the old guard
Description:  The pair of helper sets passes the GP 9 that has replaced PRR 1361 in the park.
Photo Date:  2/23/1986  Upload Date: 11/14/2014 2:32:34 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6426(SD40-2) CR 6469(SD40-2) CR 6382(SD40-2) CR 6329(SD40) CR 6369(SD40-2) CR 6313(SD40) PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  311   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/12/1992  Upload Date: 2/13/2014 3:02:33 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  John McCluskey
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  401   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  Unknown photographer.
Photo Date:  9/14/1992  Upload Date: 1/29/2019 5:24:54 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Unknown
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  47   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  PRR GP9 7048 on dislay at Horse Shoe Curve in Altoona, Pa.
Photo Date:  10/7/1993  Upload Date: 10/23/2009 2:53:23 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Roster,Scenic
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  656   Comments: 2
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/18/1994  Upload Date: 4/19/2009 11:00:35 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Ted Krug
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  418   Comments: 0
Horseshoe Curve
Title:  Horseshoe Curve
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/14/1995  Upload Date: 10/1/2018 2:58:06 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6386(SD40-2) CR 6380(SD40-2) PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  55   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/26/1996  Upload Date: 1/5/2008 4:08:38 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Matthew Little
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  363   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/26/1996  Upload Date: 1/5/2008 3:14:42 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Doug Little
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/29/1996  Upload Date: 11/4/2008 10:58:08 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Doug Little
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  570   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  A view of Horseshoe Curve from the eastbound Three Rivers with lots of waves from the park visitors.
Photo Date:  8/14/1997  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 9:56:36 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bryant Kaden
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  326   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  Actual date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1998  Upload Date: 11/20/2008 6:14:37 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Greg Wiltsie
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  512   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/1/1998  Upload Date: 9/18/2012 12:23:03 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Unknown
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
Manifest
Title:  Manifest
Description:  Manifest end going up and around Horseshoe Curve. Icon Pennsylvania RR GP9 in the foreground.
Photo Date:  1/1/2000  Upload Date: 8/3/2008 1:30:14 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Vianney Roge
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  286   Comments: 0
PRR 7048 at the Horseshoe Curve
Title:  PRR 7048 at the Horseshoe Curve
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/25/2000  Upload Date: 9/15/2008 10:16:07 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Greg Wiltsie
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  429   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/15/2001  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 9:30:09 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  J d
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  393   Comments: 0
PRR GP9 7048 & NS 9-40CW 9154
Title:  PRR GP9 7048 & NS 9-40CW 9154
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/15/2001  Upload Date: 6/29/2011 11:46:48 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Christopher Esposito
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9) NS 9154(C40-9W)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/20/2001  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 10:53:07 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  kevin huemmer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  469   Comments: 2
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2002  Upload Date: 3/30/2015 12:35:34 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Paul Bender
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  64   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2002  Upload Date: 3/30/2015 12:35:35 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Paul Bender
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  The 7048 which has replaced the K4 1361, stands at display at the Curve.
Photo Date:  8/23/2003  Upload Date: 1/1/2005 12:13:47 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  479   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  The pensy GP9 watches over horseshoe curve.
Photo Date:  6/14/2004  Upload Date: 10/23/2004 8:05:26 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Kyle Mulligan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  538   Comments: 1
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  Pennsylvania GP9 7048
Photo Date:  7/16/2004  Upload Date: 10/5/2007 7:14:46 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Kevin Owens
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  334   Comments: 0
AMTK 129
Title:  AMTK 129
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/25/2004  Upload Date: 2/15/2010 5:32:40 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Chris Rasmussen
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 129(P42DC) PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  360   Comments: 0
Pennsylvania 7048
Title:  Pennsylvania 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/13/2005  Upload Date: 7/5/2009 4:04:55 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Alex Gillman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  254   Comments: 2
Pennsylvania 7048
Title:  Pennsylvania 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/13/2005  Upload Date: 7/5/2009 4:30:04 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Alex Gillman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  319   Comments: 0
NS 3370, NS 3380, & PRR 7048
Title:  NS 3370, NS 3380, & PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/23/2005  Upload Date: 2/2/2007 3:58:37 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Collin Reinhart
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 3370(SD40-2) NS 3380(SD40-2) PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  371   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/15/2005  Upload Date: 7/4/2007 11:25:16 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Eric Larson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  365   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  This old Pennsy Geep on display at Horseshoe Curve is really in need of paint and correct lettering. It also wouldn't hurt to lock the cab doors.
Photo Date:  8/7/2005  Upload Date: 5/26/2008 1:14:02 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  378   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  Old Geep rusting away on the mountain. This loco replaced PRR K4 1361 when it was put into excursion service in the 1980s.
Photo Date:  8/8/2005  Upload Date: 5/26/2008 1:12:23 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  322   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/21/2005  Upload Date: 8/22/2005 5:05:47 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Ryan Herr
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  399   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  The locomotive that replaced the K4s 1361 in the mid 80s. Notice that the Keystone and the Pennsylvania along the side has faded.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 12/13/2005 10:23:00 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  308   Comments: 0
NS 10N helpers at the curve
Title:  NS 10N helpers at the curve
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/22/2006  Upload Date: 2/10/2006 1:23:50 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  John Ireland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3347(SD40-2) PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  471   Comments: 0
Me (on left) and my dad at Horseshoe Curve
Title:  Me (on left) and my dad at Horseshoe Curve
Description:  My dad and I spend a cold day at the curve. My dad was the one who got my into this hobby by taking me to Abrams Yard as a toddler. You can see his shots on his page (Bob Rule, Jr.)
Photo Date:  2/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/21/2006 8:10:34 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Darryl Rule
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  358   Comments: 0
Westbound freight on Horseshoe Curve
Title:  Westbound freight on Horseshoe Curve
Description:  A westbound stack train rounds "The Curve" in a steady snow storm.
Photo Date:  2/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/21/2006 8:21:20 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Darryl Rule
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
NS 9578
Title:  NS 9578
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/18/2006  Upload Date: 2/25/2007 12:27:20 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Collin Reinhart
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9578(C40-9W) PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
PRR 7048 (GP9) on display
Title:  PRR 7048 (GP9) on display
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/24/2006  Upload Date: 6/13/2006 7:08:13 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  scott schroeder
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  381   Comments: 0
PRR 7048 (GP9) looking at long hood forward
Title:  PRR 7048 (GP9) looking at long hood forward
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/24/2006  Upload Date: 6/13/2006 7:09:03 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  scott schroeder
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  303   Comments: 0
PRR 7048 (GP9) looking short hood forward
Title:  PRR 7048 (GP9) looking short hood forward
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/24/2006  Upload Date: 6/13/2006 7:11:01 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  scott schroeder
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  PRR 7048
Photo Date:  5/13/2006  Upload Date: 5/16/2006 7:03:02 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Richard Thompson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  352   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  PRR 7048
Photo Date:  5/13/2006  Upload Date: 5/16/2006 7:03:44 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Richard Thompson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/23/2006  Upload Date: 7/31/2006 5:18:37 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jonathon Leese
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  295   Comments: 1
People and Trains
Title:  People and Trains
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/23/2006  Upload Date: 10/23/2006 3:46:52 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jonathon Leese
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/23/2006  Upload Date: 10/23/2006 3:47:03 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jonathon Leese
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9) NS 3429(SD40-2)
Views:  333   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/23/2006  Upload Date: 7/20/2006 12:40:19 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Matthew Miller
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  326   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  A view of the 7048. As you can see the locomotive was painted over but does not have the road name, number, or the Keystone on either side.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:13:18 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  336   Comments: 0
NS 538 Helpers
Title:  NS 538 Helpers
Description:  Two sets of helpers are on the rear of 538 as they descend the grade on track one with the GP9 to the right.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:25:09 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3352(SD40-2) NS 3428(SD40-2) PRR 7048(GP9) NS 3337(SD40-2) NS 3341(SD40-2)
Views:  348   Comments: 1
Helpers
Title:  Helpers
Description:  The GP9 watches a pair of helpers head east on track one and 18N continues heading east on track two. The helpers heading east were on the 67Z earlier. Notice the guy in the yellow hard hat as he cuts the weeds on the other side of the fence to make taking pictures much more easier:) .
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:34:15 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3340(SD40-2) NS 3380(SD40-2) PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  334   Comments: 1
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/15/2006  Upload Date: 10/18/2006 2:34:29 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Dave Carney
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  303   Comments: 0


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