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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:GE U25BBuilt As:PRR 2502 (U25B)
Serial Number:34530Order No:1345
Frame Number:Built:8/1962
Notes:PRR Class GF-25.
Other locos with this serial:  CR 2602(U25B) PRR 2502(U25B) PC 2602(U25B)
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Stock train passing through Gallitzin
Title:  Stock train passing through Gallitzin
Description:  Two GF25s pass under the road bridge at Gallitzin, PA. In the consist are three silver roofed K11 stock cars. These were converted from former X31 boxcars
Photo Date:  10/17/1962  Upload Date: 2/23/2021 4:02:09 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Anthony Zinskie
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PRR 2502(U25B)
Views:  59   Comments: 0
"Largest Locomotive Fleet," Page 38, 1964
Title:  "Largest Locomotive Fleet," Page 38, 1964
Description:  Here is page one of an 11-page article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "All About America's Largest Locomotive Fleet." It was published originally in the April 1964 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 38. Photo Caption: "Low-nose GE U-25B's 2500, [2508], and 2502 exert a total of 7500 h.p. climbing westward around Horse Shoe Curve." Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #2500, #2508, and #2502. All were built by General Electric in 1962 and rated at 2,500 HP each; #2500 and #2502 were built in August, but #2508 one month later.
Photo Date:  4/1/1964  Upload Date: 10/3/2017 1:58:54 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 2500(U25B) PRR 2508(U25B) PRR 2502(U25B)
Views:  267   Comments: 0
Annual Report Color Cover ~ 1964
Title:  Annual Report Color Cover ~ 1964
Description:  Here is the front cover of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company's 118th Annual Report for the Year Ending 31 December 1964. Issued: 24 February 1965. Top Right-Hand Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #2502, a GF-25 built by General Electric in 1962 and rated at 2,500 horsepower. The photographers' names, the dates, and the locations are not specified.
Photo Date:  12/31/1964  Upload Date: 12/23/2017 12:58:29 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 2502(U25B)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
PRR 2502, GF-25, 1966
Title:  PRR 2502, GF-25, 1966
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during mid-May of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #2502, #2544, and #2507. All three are GF-25's built by General Electric and rated at 2,500 horsepower each. #2502 and #2507 were built in 1962, but #2544 was built in 1965. They are pulling an eastbound mixed-cargo freight around the Horseshoe Curve and down to Altoona and points East.
Photo Date:  5/21/1966  Upload Date: 7/9/2016 11:48:09 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 2502(U25B) PRR 2544(U25B) PRR 2507(U25B)
Views:  476   Comments: 3
Seidel's "Horseshoe Curve," Page 69, 2008
Title:  Seidel's "Horseshoe Curve," Page 69, 2008
Description:  Here is a photo from David W. Seidel's 2008 book entitled "Images Of Rail: Horseshoe Curve," page 69. Partial Caption: "During June 1962, the PRR operated new General Electric U-25B diesel-electric locomotives 2500, 2508, and 2502 over Horseshoe Curve. Rated at 2,500 horsepower, they are equipped with train-phones and dual controls. Railroaders dubbed them 'U-Boats.'" Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #2500, #2508, and #2502. All were built by General Electric in 1962: #2500 and #2502 were built in August, but #2508 was built in September. Barely visible in the distance is PRR K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" #1361.
Photo Date:  1/1/2008  Upload Date: 8/16/2018 2:08:32 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 2500(U25B) PRR 2508(U25B) PRR 2502(U25B) PRR 1361(4-6-2)
Views:  341   Comments: 0


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