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Owner: Penn Central
Model:EMD GP38-2Built As:PC 8053 (GP38-2)
Serial Number:72627-14Order No:72627
Frame Number:72627-14Built:2/1973
Notes:PC Class GP-38-2.
Other locos with this serial:  CSX 2721(GP38-2) CR 8053(GP38-2) PC 8053(GP38-2) PC 8053(GP38-2)
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PC 8053, GP38-2, 1973
Title:  PC 8053, GP38-2, 1973
Description:  PC Power. Here is an original photo that I took of a Penn Central Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during June of 1973. Shown here are PC engines #8053 and #7866. Both were built by GM-EMD. #8053 is a GP38-2, while #7866 is a GP-38. They are pulling a mixed-cargo freight train up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Gallitzin and points West. The black-colored 12th Street Bridge is visible in the distance.
Photo Date:  6/21/1973  Upload Date: 9/9/2016 5:45:21 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Signal
Locomotives:  PC 8053(GP38-2) PC 7866(GP38)
Views:  366   Comments: 1


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