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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD LWT-12Built As:EMDX 1000 (LWT-12)
Serial Number:21463Order No:9002
Frame Number:9002-1Built:8/1955
Notes:General Motors Aerotrain.
Other locos with this serial:  CRIP 3(LWT-12) PRR 1000(LWT-12)
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"Birth Of A New Train," Page 5, 1955
Title:  "Birth Of A New Train," Page 5, 1955
Description:  Here is page one of a three-page article entitled "Birth Of A New Train." It was published originally in the July-August 1955 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 5. Shown here is an artist's rendition of the Pennsylvania Railroad's "Aerotrain," prime mover #1000.
Photo Date:  7/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/23/2017 9:37:52 AM
Location:  LaGrange, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
"Birth Of A New Train," Page 6, 1955
Title:  "Birth Of A New Train," Page 6, 1955
Description:  Here is page two of a three-page article entitled "Birth Of A New Train." It was published originally in the July-August 1955 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 6.
Photo Date:  7/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/23/2017 9:41:27 AM
Location:  LaGrange, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
"Birth Of A New Train," Page 7, 1955
Title:  "Birth Of A New Train," Page 7, 1955
Description:  Here is page three of a three-page article entitled "Birth Of A New Train." It was published originally in the July-August 1955 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 7.
Photo Date:  7/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/23/2017 9:45:13 AM
Location:  LaGrange, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  196   Comments: 1
"Here Comes Tomorrow," Page 46, 1955
Title:  "Here Comes Tomorrow," Page 46, 1955
Description:  Here is page one of a two-page article by David P. Morgan entitled "Here Comes Tomorrow." It was published originally in the September 1955 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 46. Shown here is an "Artist's wash drawing of General Motors' new lightweight train." On the Pennsylvania Railroad, GM-EMD's "lightweight speedster" was called the "Aerotrain."
Photo Date:  9/1/1955  Upload Date: 6/13/2018 5:39:26 AM
Location:  LaGrange, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
"Here Comes Tomorrow," Page 47, 1955
Title:  "Here Comes Tomorrow," Page 47, 1955
Description:  Here is page two of a two-page article by David P. Morgan entitled "Here Comes Tomorrow." It was published originally in the September 1955 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 47. Photos by Art Schmidt. On the Pennsylvania Railroad, GM-EMD's "lightweight speedster" was called the "Aerotrain."
Photo Date:  9/1/1955  Upload Date: 6/13/2018 5:42:33 AM
Location:  LaGrange, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
"GMs New Aerotrain," Page 1, 1955
Title:  "GMs New Aerotrain," Page 1, 1955
Description:  Here is page one of a three-page article entitled "Mr. Symes Hails Debut of GM's New Aerotrain." It was published originally in the October 1955 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 1. Photo Caption: "PRR President J.M. Symes and General Motors Vice-President N.C. Dezendorf look to bright future for the Aerotrain." Shown here is the front end of the PRR's "Aerotrain," prime mover #1000.
Photo Date:  10/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/23/2017 7:27:41 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
"GM's New Aerotrain," Page 2, 1955
Title:  "GM's New Aerotrain," Page 2, 1955
Description:  Here is page two of a three-page article entitled "Mr. Symes Hails Debut of GM's New Aerotrain." It was published originally in the October 1955 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 2. Top Left Photo: Shown here is the Pennsylvania Railroad's "Aerotrain," prime mover #1000.
Photo Date:  10/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/23/2017 7:32:14 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
"GM's New Aerotrain," Page 3, 1955
Title:  "GM's New Aerotrain," Page 3, 1955
Description:  Here is page three of a three-page article entitled "Mr. Symes Hails Debut of GM's New Aerotrain." It was published originally in the October 1955 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 3.
Photo Date:  10/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/23/2017 7:35:25 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
Annual Report Color Cover, Front Portion, 1955
Title:  Annual Report Color Cover, Front Portion, 1955
Description:  Here is the front portion of the wrap-around color cover of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company's 109th Annual Report for the Year Ending 31 December 1955. The photographer is not identified. On page 15, it is noted that "1956 will be marked by the introduction of new types of passenger equipment by several railroads. The first of these to appear was the General Motors 'Aerotrain,' which is shown on the cover of this report. It is now in experimental service on your railroad."
Photo Date:  12/31/1955  Upload Date: 4/11/2018 12:39:06 PM
Location:  LaGrange, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  95   Comments: 1
Annual Report Color Cover, Back Portion, 1955
Title:  Annual Report Color Cover, Back Portion, 1955
Description:  Here is the back portion of the wrap-around color cover of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company's 109th Annual Report for the Year Ending 31 December 1955. The photographer is not identified. On page 15, it is noted that "1956 will be marked by the introduction of new types of passenger equipment by several railroads. The first of these to appear was the General Motors 'Aerotrain,' which is shown on the cover of this report. It is now in experimental service on your railroad."
Photo Date:  12/31/1955  Upload Date: 4/11/2018 12:42:57 PM
Location:  LaGrange, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  90   Comments: 0
109th Annual Report, Back Cover, 1955
Title:  109th Annual Report, Back Cover, 1955
Description:  Here is the back cover from the Pennsylvania Railroad Company's 109th Annual Report for the Year Ending 31 December 1955. Shown here is the passenger portion of the PRR's "Aerotrain," built by General Motors.
Photo Date:  12/31/1955  Upload Date: 6/15/2018 2:25:27 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  74   Comments: 0
109th Annual Report, Front Cover, 1955
Title:  109th Annual Report, Front Cover, 1955
Description:  Here is the front cover from the Pennsylvania Railroad Company's 109th Annual Report for the Year Ending 31 December 1955. Shown here is the power portion of the PRR's "Aerotrain," built by General Motors.
Photo Date:  12/31/1955  Upload Date: 4/6/2018 11:34:05 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  149   Comments: 1
PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Title:  PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Description:  Aerotrain. Here is a photo by an unidentified photographer that was taken at the North Philadelphia Passenger Station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 26 February 1956. Shown here is the Pennsylvania Railroad's "Aerotrain," built by General Motors during July of 1955.
Photo Date:  2/26/1956  Upload Date: 1/4/2019 8:43:53 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  276   Comments: 1
PRR Aerotrain at Lancaster station
Title:  PRR Aerotrain at Lancaster station
Description:  The Pennsy's Aerotrain is seen waiting at Lancaster, PA.
Photo Date:  2/28/1956  Upload Date: 5/7/2020 7:08:05 PM
Location:  Lancaster, PA
Author:  Anthony Zinskie
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  248   Comments: 1
"Pennsy Aerotrain," Page 6, 1956
Title:  "Pennsy Aerotrain," Page 6, 1956
Description:  Here is page one of a two-page article entitled "Pennsy Aerotrain." It was published originally in the April 1956 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 6. Shown here are two photos of the front end of the Pennsylvania Railroad's "Aerotrain," prime mover #1000.
Photo Date:  4/1/1956  Upload Date: 7/27/2016 5:21:52 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
"Pennsy Aerotrain," Page 7, 1956
Title:  "Pennsy Aerotrain," Page 7, 1956
Description:  Here is page two of a two-page article entitled "Pennsy Aerotrain." It was published originally in the April 1956 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 7.
Photo Date:  4/1/1956  Upload Date: 7/27/2016 5:24:46 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
"Pennsy Aerotrain," Back Cover, 1956
Title:  "Pennsy Aerotrain," Back Cover, 1956
Description:  Here is the back cover of a two-page article entitled "Pennsy Aerotrain." It was published originally in the April 1956 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, pages 6-7. This copy was mailed to R.J. White in Olean, New York; he was either a current or former employee of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Photo Date:  4/1/1956  Upload Date: 8/1/2016 4:56:10 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Title:  PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Description:  Aerotrain. Here is an original photo by Mr. Meyer that was taken in Holmesburg, Pennsylvania, on 15 April 1956. Shown here is the Pennsylvania Railroad's "Aerotrain," built by General Motors during July of 1955. (4,300)
Photo Date:  4/15/1956  Upload Date: 10/21/2018 5:40:36 PM
Location:  Holmesburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  644   Comments: 1
PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Title:  PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Description:  AHC. Here is an original 35mm color slide that was taken at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during May of 1956. Shown here is the PRR's "Aerotrain" ~ built by General Motors during July of 1955 ~ on its daily roundtrip journey from New York City to Pittsburgh and back . . . only this time, it meets a pair of "Centipedes" returning to East Altoona to make yet another helper/pusher run up "The Mountain." The photographer's name and the exact date are not recorded.
Photo Date:  5/5/1956  Upload Date: 3/16/2019 2:29:35 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  149   Comments: 1
PRR "Aerotrain," 1956
Title:  PRR "Aerotrain," 1956
Description:  Aerotrain. Here is a postal card entitled "PRR Aerotrain." No Postmark. Caption On Reverse: "Pennsylvania Railroad's Aerotrain passes westbound under the telltales for the Seventh Street Bridge, Altoona, Pa. July 18, 1956. Photo by Jim Kelly." Shown here is the PRR's "Aerotrain" ~ built by General Motors during July of 1955 ~ on its daily roundtrip journey from New York City to Pittsburgh and back.
Photo Date:  7/18/1956  Upload Date: 12/8/2018 11:22:15 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Title:  PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Description:  Aerotrain. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 10 August 1956. The photographer is not identified. Shown here is the Pennsylvania Railroad's "Aerotrain," built by General Motors during July of 1955. After departing Pittsburgh and crossing the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve, it has stopped at the Altoona Passenger Station for a crew change and to discharge/pick-up passengers. Soon, it will pass under the 12th Street Bridge on its way to Philadelphia and New York City. Note the headlight of the waiting helper engine in the distance.
Photo Date:  8/10/1956  Upload Date: 6/1/2018 12:15:23 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  381   Comments: 1
PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Title:  PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Description:  Aerotrain. Here is a commercial 35mm color slide "RR-37, PRR, Aerotrain" that's produced and distributed by the Universal Slide Company of Beverly Hills, California. The photographer is not identified. Shown here is the Pennsylvania Railroad's "Aerotrain." The date and the location are approximations.
Photo Date:  8/15/1956  Upload Date: 1/10/2018 2:38:08 AM
Location:  East Pittsburgh, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  385   Comments: 1
PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Title:  PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Description:  Aerotrain. Here is a commercial 35mm color slide "RR-24, PRR, Aerotrain" that's produced and distributed by the Universal Slide Company of Beverly Hills, California. The photographer is not identified. Shown here is the Pennsylvania Railroad's eastbound "Aerotrain" passing "R" Tower in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The date is an approximation.
Photo Date:  8/15/1956  Upload Date: 1/10/2018 2:39:34 AM
Location:  East Pittsburgh, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  331   Comments: 1
PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Title:  PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Description:  Aerotrain. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken near Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, on 19 September 1956. The photographer is not identified. Shown here is the Pennsylvania Railroad's "Aerotrain," built by General Motors during July of 1955. It is on its daily eastward journey from Pittsburgh to New York City, and will soon pass through the New Portage Tunnel under the town of Gallitzin (partially visible in the distance). Photo taken from the State Route 53 Bridge.
Photo Date:  9/19/1956  Upload Date: 9/11/2018 3:35:51 AM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
The Pennsy Aerotrain
Title:  The Pennsy Aerotrain
Description:  How are 1958 Corvettes, GM Motorama dream cars & the Pennys Aerotrain related? All were designed by Chuck Jordan who eventually became VP of General Motors Design. Unfortunately, the Aerotrain was not successful - lightweight but underpowered, sleek looking but hard riding - ultimately rejected by most of the railroads. With the help from William Rodkey's comments (below), this was taken in Philadelphia during the year long test by the PRR. Date is approximate. The syle still looks great to me
Photo Date:  10/1/1956  Upload Date: 1/10/2014 7:59:13 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  775   Comments: 3
PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Title:  PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Description:  Aerotrain. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken near Marysville, Pennsylvania, on 13 October 1956. The photographer is not identified. Shown here is the Pennsylvania Railroad's "Aerotrain," built by General Motors during July of 1955. It is on its daily westward journey from New York City to Pittsburgh, having just crossed the Susquehanna River via the Rockville Bridge.
Photo Date:  10/13/1956  Upload Date: 11/28/2018 3:45:49 AM
Location:  Marysville, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  163   Comments: 1
PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Title:  PRR 1000, Aerotrain, 1956
Description:  Aerotrain. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken near Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, in November of 1956. The photographer is not identified. Prominent here is the Pennsylvania Railroad's "Aerotrain," built by General Motors during July of 1955. It is being towed to Enola by PRR engine #5581, a BS-10A built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in April of 1950 and rated at 1,000 horsepower.
Photo Date:  11/14/1956  Upload Date: 9/11/2018 3:38:58 AM
Location:  Lemoyne, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Winter,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12) PRR 5581(DS44-1000)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
"Progress in Transportation," Pages 19-20, 1958
Title:  "Progress in Transportation," Pages 19-20, 1958
Description:  Here are pages 19-20 of a 22-page booklet published (circa 1958) by the Pennsylvania Railroad entitled "Serving You Through Progress in Transportation." Far Right-Hand Photo Caption: "Experiments with Aerotrain will help develop 'Train of Tomorrow.'"
Photo Date:  1/1/1958  Upload Date: 5/6/2017 1:36:44 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
"Soliloquy Of Altoona," Page 16, 1978
Title:  "Soliloquy Of Altoona," Page 16, 1978
Description:  Here is page one of a 15-page article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Soliloquy Of Altoona." It was published originally in the April 1978 issue of "Rails Northeast" magazine, page 16. Revised Caption: "'Aerotrain' approaches [Gallitzin] Tunnel with a westbound scheduled passenger run." Shown here is a tail-end view of the Pennsylvania Railroad's eight-car "Aerotrain" ~ built by General Motors during July of 1955 ~ on its daily roundtrip journey from New York City to Pittsburgh and back. Photo by Philip R. Hastings.
Photo Date:  4/1/1978  Upload Date: 2/21/2020 1:23:03 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Tunnel,Bridge,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12)
Views:  32   Comments: 0
"Altoona Shops," Page 44, 1996
Title:  "Altoona Shops," Page 44, 1996
Description:  Here is page 27 of a 43-page article by James J.D. Lynch, Jr., entitled "Overview Of The History And Development Of The Pennsylvania Railroad's Altoona Shops." It was published originally in the Autumn 1996 issue of "Keystone" magazine, page 44. Top Right-Hand Photo: Stopped at the Altoona Passenger Station is the PRR's "Aerotrain," built by General Motors during July of 1955. Bottom Right-Hand Photo: Shown here is PRR I-1SA (2-10-0) "Decapod" #3720 built as an I-1S in Juniata during 1919, rebuilt as an I-1SA in 1951, and retired in November of 1953 after 34 years of faithful service. It has just had its tender topped-off with more coal, and is facing East toward Bellwood and Enola. Photo taken on 04 November 1943.
Photo Date:  9/22/1996  Upload Date: 11/18/2017 3:11:50 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12) PRR 3720(2-10-0)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
"Altoona Shops," Page 45, 1996
Title:  "Altoona Shops," Page 45, 1996
Description:  Here is page 28 of a 43-page article by James J.D. Lynch, Jr., entitled "Overview Of The History And Development Of The Pennsylvania Railroad's Altoona Shops." It was published originally in the Autumn 1996 issue of "Keystone" magazine, page 45. Top Left-Hand Photo: Stopped at the Altoona Passenger Station is the PRR's "Aerotrain," built by General Motors during July of 1955. Top Right-Hand Photo Caption: "An eastbound passenger train, headed by EP-22 #5710 (EMD E-8), is about to go under the 12th. St. bridge in Altoona, after passing through the station's train shed." Shown here is PRR engine #5710, an EP-22 built by GM-EMD in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower.
Photo Date:  9/22/1996  Upload Date: 11/18/2017 3:15:19 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12) PRR 5710(E8A)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
"Altoona Shops," Page 51, 1996
Title:  "Altoona Shops," Page 51, 1996
Description:  Here is page 34 of a 43-page article by James J.D. Lynch, Jr., entitled "Overview Of The History And Development Of The Pennsylvania Railroad's Altoona Shops." It was published originally in the Autumn 1996 issue of "Keystone" magazine, page 51. Top Left-Hand Photo: Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #9619 and two other units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by the American Locomotive Company. #9619 is an AF-16 built in 1951 and rated at 1,600 horsepower. Bottom Left-Hand Photo: Shown here is the PRR's "Aerotrain" built by General Motors during July of 1955. Top Right-Hand Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #8826, an AS-16M built by the American Locomotive Company in 1951 and rated at 1,600 horsepower. Middle Right-Hand Photo: Shown here is PRR-Railway Express Car #7480. Bottom Right-Hand Photo: Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8606 and #8608. Both are APS-24MS's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1955 and rated at 2,400 horsepower each.
Photo Date:  9/22/1996  Upload Date: 11/18/2017 3:47:53 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Bridge,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 9619(FA2) PRR 1000(LWT-12) PRR 8826(RS3) PRR 8606(RSD7) PRR 8608(RSD7)
Views:  473   Comments: 0
"Horseshoe Curve Pictorial," Page 40, 2004
Title:  "Horseshoe Curve Pictorial," Page 40, 2004
Description:  Here is page nine of a 12-page camera study entitled "Horseshoe Curve Pictorial." It was published originally in the Winter 2004 issue of "Keystone" magazine, page 40. Middle Photo, Partial Caption: "New York-to-Pittsburgh Aerotrain, in the summer of 1956." Bottom Photo, Partial Caption: "Centipede #5834 assisting a westbound freight up Horseshoe Curve, circa 1956." Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5834 was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1948; it was designed to be a 3,000 horsepower passenger locomotive (BP-60A), but was later downgraded to be a 2,500 horsepower freight and helper engine (BH-50). Also visible is PRR N-5 caboose #477724. Both photos by Ken Murry.
Photo Date:  12/21/2004  Upload Date: 1/6/2018 11:54:17 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12) PRR 5834(DR12-8-1500/2)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
"Horseshoe Curve Pictorial," Page 41, 2004
Title:  "Horseshoe Curve Pictorial," Page 41, 2004
Description:  Here is page ten of a 12-page camera study entitled "Horseshoe Curve Pictorial." It was published originally in the Winter 2004 issue of "Keystone" magazine, page 41. Top Photo Caption: "L-1s assisting two new E-Units with westbound Train #13, The Southwestern Mail." Photo taken by Fred McLeod during the Summer of 1948. (#3,100)
Photo Date:  12/21/2004  Upload Date: 1/6/2018 11:57:37 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1000(LWT-12) PRR 1361(4-6-2)
Views:  271   Comments: 0


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