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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD F7ABuilt As:PRR 9771 (F7A)
Serial Number:13585Order No:3051
Frame Number:3051-A8Built:1/1951
Notes:PRR Class EF-15A; Altoona, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 9771(F7A)
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PRR 9771, EF-15A, 1963
Title:  PRR 9771, EF-15A, 1963
Description:  24th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 11 October 1963. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #9771, #9687, and #7262. All were built by EMD. #9771 is an EF-15A built in 1951 and rated at 1,500 horsepower. #9687 is an EH-15 built in 1949 and rated at 1,500 horsepower. #7262 is an EFS-17M built in 1959 and rated at 1,750 horsepower. They are about to pass under the 24th Street Bridge with a 103-car mixed-cargo freight train on their way up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Gallitzin and points West. Partially visible on the left is SLOPE Tower.
Photo Date:  10/11/1963  Upload Date: 10/9/2016 12:30:34 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 9771(F7A) PRR 9687(F3A) PRR 7262(GP9)
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