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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Alco RSD12Built As:PRR 8668 (RSD12)
Serial Number:82070Order No:21083
Frame Number:prime mover # 14616Built:2/1958
Notes:PRR Class AS-18AM.
Other locos with this serial:  PC 6868(RSD12) CR 1106(MT6) CSX 1008(MT6) PRR 8668(RSD12)
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PRR 8665, AS-18AM, 1959
Title:  PRR 8665, AS-18AM, 1959
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1959. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 03 September 1959. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engine #8665, one unit whose number is unknown, and engine #8668. All are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. They are pushing a westbound mixed-cargo freight train around the Horseshoe Curve and up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and points West. The N-5 Caboose is #477181.
Photo Date:  9/3/1959  Upload Date: 7/7/2016 12:40:08 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  PRR 8665(RSD12) PRR 8668(RSD12)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1959
Title:  PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1959
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1959. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 03 September 1959. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engine #8668, one unit whose number is unknown, and engine #8665. All are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. They are pushing a westbound mixed-cargo freight train around the Horseshoe Curve and up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and points West. The N-5 Caboose is #477181.
Photo Date:  9/3/1959  Upload Date: 7/7/2016 12:41:15 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8668(RSD12) PRR 8665(RSD12)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1965
Title:  PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1965
Description:  24th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of Pennsylvania Railroad locomotives in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 10 January 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #8668 and #8662. Both are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. They are returning to East Altoona to make another helper/pusher run up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Gallitzin and back. This photo taken just West of the 24th Street Bridge.
Photo Date:  1/10/1965  Upload Date: 9/9/2016 4:05:53 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Winter
Locomotives:  PRR 8668(RSD12) PRR 8662(RSD12)
Views:  312   Comments: 1
PRR 8663, AS-18AM, 1966
Title:  PRR 8663, AS-18AM, 1966
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during early May of 1966. Shown here are PRR engines #8663 and #8668. Both are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,600 horsepower each. They have just rounded the Horseshoe Curve, and are returning to East Altoona for yet another run up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and back.
Photo Date:  5/7/1966  Upload Date: 7/9/2016 1:05:51 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PRR 8663(RSD12) PRR 8668(RSD12)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1966
Title:  PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1966
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original telephoto view that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during May of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8668, #8663, #2200, #2201, #2203, and #2202. #8668 and #8663 are both AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. #2200, #2201, #2203, and #2202 are all EF-22's built by EMD in 1963 and rated at 2,250 horsepower each. They are pulling a westbound ore train. Note all of the G-39 "Ore Jennies"!
Photo Date:  5/7/1966  Upload Date: 7/9/2016 4:23:41 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PRR 8668(RSD12) PRR 8663(RSD12) PRR 2200(GP30) PRR 2201(GP30) PRR 2203(GP30) PRR 2202(GP30)
Views:  1821   Comments: 3
PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1966
Title:  PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1966
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during early May of 1966. Shown here is PRR engine #8668, an AS-18AM built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,600 horsepower. It is rounding the Horseshoe Curve at the head of a westbound ore train, but will uncouple at Gallitzin and return to East Altoona for yet another run up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and back.
Photo Date:  5/7/1966  Upload Date: 7/9/2016 4:26:37 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8668(RSD12)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1966
Title:  PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1966
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original telephoto view that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during early May of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8668, #8663, #2200, #2201, #2203, and #2202. #8668 and #8663 are both AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. #2200, #2201, #2203, and #2202 are all EF-22's built by EMD in 1963 and rated at 2,250 horsepower each. They are pulling a westbound ore train. Note all of the G-39 "Ore Jennies"!
Photo Date:  5/7/1966  Upload Date: 7/9/2016 6:13:22 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PRR 8668(RSD12) PRR 8663(RSD12) PRR 2200(GP30) PRR 2201(GP30) PRR 2203(GP30) PRR 2202(GP30)
Views:  297   Comments: 1
PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1966
Title:  PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1966
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original telephoto view that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during May of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8668, #8663, #2200, #2201, #2203, and #2202. #8668 and #8663 are both AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. #2200, #2201, #2203, and #2202 are all EF-22's built by EMD in 1963 and rated at 2,250 horsepower each. They are pulling a westbound ore train. Note all of the G-39 "Ore Jennies"!
Photo Date:  5/7/1966  Upload Date: 7/9/2016 4:53:45 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PRR 8668(RSD12) PRR 8663(RSD12) PRR 2200(GP30) PRR 2201(GP30) PRR 2203(GP30) PRR 2202(GP30)
Views:  280   Comments: 0


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