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Owner: Penn Central
Model:EMD NW2Built As:NYC (IHB) 8733 (NW2)
Serial Number:6380Order No:E985
Frame Number:E985-14Built:9/1948
Notes:PC Class NW-2; ex-NYC #8733; Altoona, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  CR 9158(NW2R) PC 9158(NW2)
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PC 9136, SW-9, 1973
Title:  PC 9136, SW-9, 1973
Description:  Hazy. Here is an original photo that I took of a Penn Central Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during July of 1973. Shown here (R to L) are PC engines #9136 and #9158. #9136 is an SW-9 built by EMD in 1953 and rated at 1,200 horsepower; its original PRR number was "8536." #9158 is an NW-2 built by EMD in September of 1948; its original NYC number was "8733." They are about to pass under the 4th Street Bridge with a four-car mixed-cargo local freight train, plus two cabin cars! Photo taken from the 4th Street Bridge.
Photo Date:  7/14/1973  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 3:42:15 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Yard,Track
Locomotives:  PC 9136(SW9) PC 9158(NW2)
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