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Owner: Penn Central
Model:EMD E8ABuilt As:PRR 5896 (E8A)
Serial Number:13111Order No:6181
Frame Number:6181-A11Built:3/1951
Notes:PC Class E8A; ex-PRR #5896; Altoona, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  MILW 35A(E8A) AMTK 303(E8A) AMTK 675(Heater Car) PC 4296(E8A) PC 4296(E8A) PRR 5896(E8A)
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PC 4296, E8A, 1972
Title:  PC 4296, E8A, 1972
Description:  Agnes. Here is an original photo that I took of a Penn Central Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 24 June 1972. Shown here (L to R) is PC engine #4296 and four other units whose numbers are not visible. #4296 is an E8A built by EMD in 1951 and rated at 2,250 horsepower; its original Pennsylvania Railroad number was "5896." They are heading an eastbound mail train, but their motors have been turned off. Almost all rail traffic has been halted in the wake of Hurricane Agnes. This photo was taken behind the Juniata E&M Shop.
Photo Date:  6/24/1972  Upload Date: 6/23/2016 4:47:27 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PC 4296(E8A)
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