PRR 1138, L-1S, 1956         
Fire Power. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken in Hagerstown, Maryland, in May of 1956. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #1138, an L-1S (2-8-2) "Mikado" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1916 and retired in February of 1960 after 44 years of faithful service.
Date: 5/16/1956 Location: Hagerstown, MD   Map Show Hagerstown on a rail map Views: 212 Collection Of:   Thomas C. Ayers
Locomotives: PRR 1138(2-8-2)    Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
PRR 1138, L-1S, 1956
Picture Categories: Steam This picture is part of album:  PRR: Pennsy Fire Power ~ 1904-2008
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Name Type Comments Date
Joe Hedrick General Nice old photo, Thomas, thanks for sharing. 12/29/2017 3:22:07 PM
Vincent Berkan General Did this thing really retire in 1960? I thought the PRR's steam era ended in 1957 5/13/2018 5:28:28 PM

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