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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD E8ABuilt As:PRR 5703 (E8A)
Serial Number:16772Order No:2054
Frame Number:2054-A4Built:9/1952
Notes:PRR Class EP-22; to PRR/PC 4273.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5703(E8A) AMTK 281(E8A) PRR 4273(E8A)
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Harrisburg's Diesel Specialists, Page 7, 1953
Title:  Harrisburg's Diesel Specialists, Page 7, 1953
Description:  Here is page two of a four-page article entitled "Harrisburg's Specialists on Diesel-Electrics." It was published originally in the December 1953 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 7. Top Photo: Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5703, an EP-22 built by EMD in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower.
Photo Date:  12/1/1953  Upload Date: 7/29/2017 2:06:50 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  InCab,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5703(E8A)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
Harrisburg's Diesel Specialists, Page 9, 1953
Title:  Harrisburg's Diesel Specialists, Page 9, 1953
Description:  Here is page four of a four-page article entitled "Harrisburg's Specialists on Diesel-Electrics." It was published originally in the December 1953 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 9. Center Photo: Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5703, an EP-22 built by EMD in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower.
Photo Date:  12/1/1953  Upload Date: 7/29/2017 2:14:34 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5703(E8A)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
"Progress in Transportation," Pages 15-16, 1958
Title:  "Progress in Transportation," Pages 15-16, 1958
Description:  Here are pages 15-16 of a 22-page booklet published (circa 1958) by the Pennsylvania Railroad entitled "Serving You Through Progress in Transportation." Left-Hand Bottom Photo Caption: "Fifty freight cars are turned out every day on half-mile long assembly lines of PRR's new $14 million repair shop in Hollidaysburg, Pa." Right-Hand Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #5703, an EP-22 built by EMD in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower.
Photo Date:  1/1/1958  Upload Date: 5/6/2017 1:32:39 AM
Location:  Hollidaysburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 5703(E8A)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
"Progress in Transportation," Pages 15-16, 1963
Title:  "Progress in Transportation," Pages 15-16, 1963
Description:  Here are pages 15 and 16 of a 22-page booklet published in 1963 by the Pennsylvania Railroad entitled "Serving You Through Progress in Transportation." Bottom Left Photo Caption: "Sixty freight cars can be turned out per day on half-mile long assembly lines of PRR's Samuel Rea shops in Hollidaysburg, Pa." Right-Hand Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #5703, an EP-22 built by EMD in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower.
Photo Date:  12/1/1963  Upload Date: 5/31/2017 4:27:22 PM
Location:  Hollidaysburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 5703(E8A)
Views:  152   Comments: 0
PRR 5703, EP-22, c. 1964
Title:  PRR 5703, EP-22, c. 1964
Description:  Oil Power. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide that was taken near Union Station in Chicago, Illinois. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5703 and two more "EP" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD. #5703 is an EP-22 built in September of 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. In this context, they're departing the Station with a passenger train bound for Pittsburgh and points East. Also departing is a Burlington Route passenger train. The photographer's name and the exact date are not recorded.
Photo Date:  6/20/1964  Upload Date: 3/21/2020 1:51:12 AM
Location:  Chicago Union Station, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Signal,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 5703(E8A)
Views:  54   Comments: 1
PRR 5703, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5703, EP-22, 1965
Description:  Oil Power. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken at the Wintergarden Gorge near Erie, Pennsylvania, during March of 1965. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5703, an EP-22 built by GM-EMD in September of 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. It is pulling a three-car consist in the last run of Train #581 between Erie and Harrisburg. Slide produced and distributed by the Lake Shore Railway Historical Society.
Photo Date:  3/21/1965  Upload Date: 1/24/2020 12:02:42 PM
Location:  Erie, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Winter,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5703(E8A)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
PRR 5703, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5703, EP-22, 1965
Description:  Brickyard. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train at the Brickyard Crossing in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 18 July 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5703, #5862-B, and #5848. All were built by EMD. #5703 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. #5862-B and #5848 are EP-20's and rated at 2,000 horsepower each; #5862-B was built in 1948, but #5848 was built in 1947. They are pulling an 18-car eastbound passenger train and will soon stop at the Passenger Station in Altoona. At that point, not only will passengers exit and board the train, but both engine and train crews will change.
Photo Date:  7/18/1965  Upload Date: 8/17/2016 6:47:50 PM
Location:  Altoona(Brickyard), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5703(E8A) PRR 5862-B(E7B) PRR 5848(E7A)
Views:  336   Comments: 0
PRR 5703, EP-22, 1966
Title:  PRR 5703, EP-22, 1966
Description:  Tyrone. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Tyrone, Pennsylvania, on 16 April 1966. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engine #5703 and another unit whose number is not recorded. #5703 is an EP-22 built by EMD in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. They are pulling a westbound passenger train from Harrisburg through the Tyrone Station to Altoona, Pittsburgh, and points West.
Photo Date:  4/16/1966  Upload Date: 8/6/2016 11:40:21 AM
Location:  Tyrone, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5703(E8A)
Views:  2130   Comments: 2
PRR 5703
Title:  PRR 5703
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/25/2008  Upload Date: 6/26/2008 11:53:06 PM
Location:  Whiting, IN
Author:  Ryan Kertis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5703(E8A)
Views:  282   Comments: 0


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