Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD F3BBuilt As:PRR 9500B (F3B)
Serial Number:4918Order No:E843
Frame Number:E843-B1Built:7/1947
Notes:PRR Class EF-15; Altoona, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 9500-B(F3B)
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"Largest Railroad Shops," Page 14, 1978
Title:  "Largest Railroad Shops," Page 14, 1978
Description:  Here is page three of a four-page article entitled "The World's Largest Railroad Shops." It was published originally in the April 1978 issue of "Rails Northeast" magazine, page 14. Partial Caption: "This is Pennsy's very first set of EMD F-3's (9500-A, 9500-B, 9501-B, 9501-A) backing to its train where it will begin its trip west." Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9501-A, #9501-B, #9500-B, and #9500-A. All were built by GM-EMD in 1947 and rated at 1,500 horsepower each. Photo by F.S. Gamber; taken from the 4th Street Bridge.
Photo Date:  4/1/1978  Upload Date: 11/16/2017 2:08:40 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 9501(F3A) PRR 9501-B(F3B) PRR 9500-B(F3B) PRR 9500(F3A)
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