PRR Horseshoe Curve, #2 of 2, 1955         
iCurve. Here is the second of two successive images by John Pickett that were taken at the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 13 October 1955. Prominent here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #8503, #8502, and two "EP" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD. #8503 and #8502 are ES-15M's built in August of 1952 and rated at 1,500 horsepower each; they're helping to pull a mail and express train up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin, where they'll uncouple and return to Altoona for yet another helper run up "The Mountain." Note PRR J-1 (2-10-4) "Texas" #6154 running backward on Track #2!
Date: 10/13/1955 Location: ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA Views: 508 Collection Of:   Thomas C. Ayers
Locomotives: PRR 8503(GP7) PRR 8502(GP7) PRR 6154(2-10-4)    Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
PRR Horseshoe Curve, #2 of 2, 1955
Picture Categories: Steam,Passenger This picture is part of album:  PRR: Old-Time PRR at Horseshoe Curve
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