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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Alco RSD12Built As:PRR 8677 (RSD12)
Serial Number:82079Order No:21083
Frame Number:prime mover # 14666Built:3/1958
Notes:PRR Class AS-18AM.
Other locos with this serial:  NS 981(MT6) NS 853(MT6) CR 1122(MT6) PC 6877(RSD12) PRR 8677(RSD12)
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PRR 8671, AS-18AM, 1959
Title:  PRR 8671, AS-18AM, 1959
Description:  New Portage. Here is a photo by William Volkmer taken near the Muleshoe Curve on the New Portage Branch Line west of Duncansville, Pennsylvania, on 29 October 1959. It was published originally in his (2019) book entitled "Pennsylvania Railroad-Best Of Bill Volkmer: Volume 3-Altoona," page 81. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8671, #8674, and #8677. All are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. They are pushing an iron-ore train up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin, where they will uncouple and return to East Altoona for yet another helper/pusher run up "The Mountain."
Photo Date:  10/29/1959  Upload Date: 1/12/2020 2:10:14 AM
Location:  Duncansville, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8671(RSD12) PRR 8674(RSD12) PRR 8677(RSD12)
Views:  81   Comments: 1
PRR 8671, AS-18AM, 1964
Title:  PRR 8671, AS-18AM, 1964
Description:  17th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 25 April 1964. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #8671, #8677, and #8678. All are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. They are pushing a westbound mixed-cargo freight train under the 17th Street Bridge and up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Gallitzin, where they will uncouple and return to East Altoona for yet another run up the Mountains. The N-8 caboose is #478216. Partially visible in the background are some of the PRR's 12th Street Shop buildings.
Photo Date:  4/25/1964  Upload Date: 9/17/2016 4:10:08 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Bridge,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 8671(RSD12) PRR 8677(RSD12) PRR 8678(RSD12)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
PRR 8677, AS-18AM, 1965
Title:  PRR 8677, AS-18AM, 1965
Description:  Derailment. Here is an original photo that I took of Pennsylvania Railroad trains in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 21 May 1965. Shown here on the left is PRR engine #8677, an AS-18AM built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower. It is coupled to the "eastern" work train and steam-powered crane that are rerailing the derailed cars and locomotives of the eastbound freight train on the next track over. Visible in the center (L to R) are the two derailed locomotives, PRR engines #5631 and #8890. Both were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1950 and rated at 1,000 horsepower each. #5631 is an AS-10AM while #8890 is an AS-10. At this point in the clean-up process, they remain coupled to a single box car: CGW 9166. Visible in the background are two of the original PRR 12th Street Car Shop buildings. A portion of 10th Avenue is visible in the immediate foreground.
Photo Date:  5/21/1965  Upload Date: 10/20/2016 5:19:12 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Wreck
Locomotives:  PRR 8677(RSD12) PRR 5631(RS1) PRR 8890(S4)
Views:  1008   Comments: 0
PRR 8676, AS-18AM, 1965
Title:  PRR 8676, AS-18AM, 1965
Description:  Derailment. Here is an original photo that I took of Pennsylvania Railroad trains in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 21 May 1965. Shown here at the far left (L to R) are PRR engines #8676 and #8665. Both are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. They have just arrived to serve as "helpers" for an westbound passenger train due to arrive shortly. Visible in the center is PRR engine #8677, an AS-18AM built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower. It is coupled to the "eastern" work train and steam-powered crane that are rerailing the derailed cars and locomotives of the eastbound freight train on the next track over. Visible on the right (L to R) are the two derailed locomotives, PRR engines #5631 and #8890. Both were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1950 and rated at 1,000 horsepower each. #5631 is an AS-10AM while #8890 is an AS-10. Visible in the background are four of the original PRR 12th Street Car Shop buildings. A portion of 10th Avenue is visible in the immediate foreground.
Photo Date:  5/21/1965  Upload Date: 10/20/2016 6:12:26 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Wreck
Locomotives:  PRR 8676(RSD12) PRR 8677(RSD12) PRR 8890(S4) PRR 5631(RS1) PRR 8665(RSD12)
Views:  580   Comments: 0


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