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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-6-2Built As:PRR 5495 (4-6-2)
Serial Number:4182Order No:
Frame Number: Built:1/1928
Notes:PRR Class K-4S.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5495(4-6-2)
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PRR 5495, K-4S, 1928
Title:  PRR 5495, K-4S, 1928
Description:  Here is a builder's photo of Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5495, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during February of 1928 and retired in April of 1956 after 28 years of faithful service.
Photo Date:  2/2/1928  Upload Date: 6/20/2020 10:37:46 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5495(4-6-2)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
"Modern Locomotives and Cars 1939," Page 8
Title:  "Modern Locomotives and Cars 1939," Page 8
Description:  Here is page eight of a 30-page booklet published by the Pennsylvania Railroad entitled "Modern Locomotives and Cars 1939." Top Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #5495, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1928 and retired in April of 1956. Bottom Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #3768, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1920 and retired in October of 1953.
Photo Date:  7/1/1939  Upload Date: 4/19/2017 12:58:26 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 3768(4-6-2) PRR 5495(4-6-2)
Views:  375   Comments: 0
PRR Locomotive Roster, Page 56, JUL 1941
Title:  PRR Locomotive Roster, Page 56, JUL 1941
Description:  Here is page seven of a 34-page article (in five installments) entitled "Locomotives Of the Pennsylvania." It was published originally in the July 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 56. Top Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #5495, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during February of 1928 and retired in April of 1956. Bottom Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #952, an L-1S (2-8-2) "Mikado" built in Juniata during January of 1918 and retired in June of 1957.
Photo Date:  11/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/14/2018 7:25:37 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5495(4-6-2) PRR 952(2-8-2)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
"Trains" Centennial Issue, Page 10, 1946
Title:  "Trains" Centennial Issue, Page 10, 1946
Description:  Here is page ten of the April 1946 issue of "Trains" magazine. It's the first page of a four-page camera study entitled "The Pennsylvania Railroad: Keystone Vignettes." No author is specified. Pictured in the center is K-4S #5495. Pictured Clockwise From Top Left: K-4S #5442 heads a passenger train near Freeland, Maryland, in this photo by William Moedinger Jr.; GG-1 #4800 pulls a passenger train at an unidentified station; wartime crowds surge at New York's Penn Station; E-6S #198 rides the turntable in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in this photo by Harold M. Lambert; towerman's view from inside "K" Interlocking in Washington, DC; an M-1A enters the New Portage Tunnel in Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, with an eastbound freight in this photo by H.W. Pontin; and an interior view of New York's Penn Station.
Photo Date:  4/13/1946  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 4:51:23 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Tunnel,Winter,Yard,Station,Steam,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5495(4-6-2) PRR 5442(4-6-2) PRR 4800(GG1) PRR 198(4-4-2)
Views:  387   Comments: 0
"Trains" Centennial Issue, Page 38, 1946
Title:  "Trains" Centennial Issue, Page 38, 1946
Description:  Here is page 38 of the April 1946 issue of "Trains" magazine. It's the first page of a two-page story entitled "Pennsylvania Railroad K-4s Pacific." No author is specified. Shown here is PRR engine #5495, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during February of 1928 and retired in April of 1956 after 28 years of faithful service.
Photo Date:  4/13/1946  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 5:40:27 PM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5495(4-6-2)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
"Trains" Centennial Issue, Page 39, 1946
Title:  "Trains" Centennial Issue, Page 39, 1946
Description:  Here is page 39 of the April 1946 issue of "Trains" magazine. It's the second page of a two-page story entitled "Pennsylvania Railroad K-4s Pacific." No author is specified. Shown here is PRR engine #5495, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during February of 1928 and retired in April of 1956 after 28 years of faithful service.
Photo Date:  4/13/1946  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 5:43:57 PM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5495(4-6-2)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
"Presidential Inauguration," Page 5, 1953
Title:  "Presidential Inauguration," Page 5, 1953
Description:  Here is page two of a three-page article entitled "Presidential Inauguration: PRR ~ Carrier And Host." It was published originally in the January 1953 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 5. Top Photo, Partial Caption: "To heat the parked Pullmans, 23 locomotives will be used as steam-heat boilers." Partially visible here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5495, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during February of 1928 and retired in April of 1956 after 28 years of faithful service.
Photo Date:  1/3/1953  Upload Date: 11/10/2019 11:37:37 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5495(4-6-2)
Views:  91   Comments: 0
PRR 5495, K-4S, 1953
Title:  PRR 5495, K-4S, 1953
Description:  Coal Power. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide that was taken on 5 September 1953. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5495, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during February of 1928 and retired in April of 1956 after 28 years of faithful service. In this context, it's scooping water while pulling a 12-car passenger train. The photographer's name and the location are not recorded. From the R.R. Wallin Collection.
Photo Date:  9/5/1953  Upload Date: 7/23/2019 12:20:41 PM
Location:  Elida, OH
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5495(4-6-2)
Views:  46   Comments: 1
"Story Of A Pacific," Front Cover, 1956
Title:  "Story Of A Pacific," Front Cover, 1956
Description:  Here is the front cover of a 15-page cover article by Frederick Westing entitled "This Is The Story Of A Pacific ~ The World's Greatest." It was published originally on the August 1956 issue of "Trains" magazine. Cover Caption: "K-4s. Courtesy of Pennsylvania Railroad." Shown here is PRR engine #5495, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during February of 1928 and retired in April of 1956 after 28 years of service.
Photo Date:  8/1/1956  Upload Date: 6/18/2018 1:18:45 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5495(4-6-2)
Views:  123   Comments: 3
"Story Of A Pacific," Page 44, 1956
Title:  "Story Of A Pacific," Page 44, 1956
Description:  Here is page one of a 15-page cover article by Frederick Westing entitled "This Is The Story Of A Pacific ~ The World's Greatest." It was published originally in the August 1956 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 44. Both of the locomotives pictured here are PRR Class K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacifics" that were built in Juniata. On The Left: #5495 was built during 1928 and retired in April of 1956. On The Right: #3877 was built during 1923 and retired in April of 1956.
Photo Date:  8/1/1956  Upload Date: 6/18/2018 1:22:23 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5495(4-6-2) PRR 3877(4-6-2)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
"Story Of A Pacific," Page 45, 1956
Title:  "Story Of A Pacific," Page 45, 1956
Description:  Here is page two of a 15-page cover article by Frederick Westing entitled "This Is The Story Of A Pacific ~ The World's Greatest." It was published originally in the August 1956 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 45. All of the locomotives pictured here are PRR Class K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacifics" that were built in Juniata. On The Left: #3731 was built in 1920 and retired in August of 1952. Second From Left: #3681 was built in 1918 and retired in October of 1950. Third & Fourth From Left: Both are of #5495, which was built in 1928 and retired in April of 1956. Incidentally, the builder's plate depicted at the top of the page belongs to engine #5495.
Photo Date:  8/1/1956  Upload Date: 6/18/2018 1:25:30 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 3731(4-6-2) PRR 3681(4-6-2) PRR 5495(4-6-2)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
"Story Of A Pacific," Page 52, 1956
Title:  "Story Of A Pacific," Page 52, 1956
Description:  Here is page nine of a 15-page cover article by Frederick Westing entitled "This Is The Story Of A Pacific ~ The World's Greatest." It was published originally in the August 1956 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 52. Both of the locomotives pictured here are PRR Class K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacifics" that were built in Juniata. Top Photo: #1737 was built during 1914, renumbered "3750" in 1956, and retired in February of 1960. Bottom Photo: #5495 was built during 1928 and retired in April of 1956.
Photo Date:  8/1/1956  Upload Date: 6/18/2018 1:48:23 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5495(4-6-2) PRR 1737(4-6-2)
Views:  230   Comments: 0


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