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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD F7ABuilt As:PRR 9815 (F7A)
Serial Number:13629Order No:3051
Frame Number:3051-A52Built:5/1951
Notes:PRR Class EF-15A; Horseshoe Curve; Altoona, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 9815(F7A) PRR 9815(F7A) PRR 9815(F7A)
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"Common-Carrier TrucTrain," Page 1, 1955
Title:  "Common-Carrier TrucTrain," Page 1, 1955
Description:  Here is page one of a four-page article entitled "Common-Carrier TrucTrain Brings 'New Era in Railroading.'" It was published originally in the April 1955 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 1. Bottom Photo: Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9815 and two other "F" units whose numbers are not recorded. #9815 is an EF-15A built by EMD in 1951 and rated at 1,500 horsepower. They are pulling a TrucTrain around the Horseshoe Curve and up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and points West.
Photo Date:  4/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/20/2017 3:16:02 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 9815(F7A)
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PRR 9815, EF-15A, 1958
Title:  PRR 9815, EF-15A, 1958
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1958. Here is a photo that was published originally in the Pennsylvania Railroad Company's 112th Annual Report for the Year Ending 31 December 1958, page 12. The photographer's name and the date are not specified. Photo Caption: "PRR TrucTrains now carry trailers for individual shippers, common carrier truckers, and for our own complete service." Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #9815 and two more F-Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD and rated at 1,500 horsepower each. #9815 was built in 1951 and retired in November of 1966. They are pulling a TrucTrain around the Horseshoe Curve and up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and points West.
Photo Date:  12/21/1958  Upload Date: 4/11/2018 3:37:08 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 9815(F7A)
Views:  93   Comments: 0


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