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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD E8ABuilt As:PRR 5895 (E8A)
Serial Number:13110Order No:6181
Frame Number:6181-A10Built:3/1951
Notes:PRR Class EP-22.
Other locos with this serial:  AMTK 449(E8A) PC 4295(E8A) PRR 5895(E8A)
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PRR 5895, EP-22, 1961
Title:  PRR 5895, EP-22, 1961
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1961. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 17 August 1961. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5895, #5715, and #5868. All were built by EMD. #5895 is an EP-22 built in 1951 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. #5715 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. #5868 is an EP-20 built in 1949 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They are pulling a westbound mail/express train around the Horseshoe Curve and up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and points West.
Photo Date:  8/17/1961  Upload Date: 7/8/2016 1:40:49 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PRR 5895(E8A) PRR 5715(E8A) PRR 5868(E7A)
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