Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-6-2Built As:PRR 3872 (4-6-2)
Serial Number:3767Order No:
Frame Number: Built:6/1923
Notes:PRR Class K-4S.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 3872(4-6-2)
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"Soliloquy Of Altoona," Page 17,1978
Title:  "Soliloquy Of Altoona," Page 17,1978
Description:  Here is page two of a 15-page article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Soliloquy Of Altoona." It was published originally in the April 1978 issue of "Rails Northeast" magazine, page 17. Partial Caption: "K-4s #3872 accelerates a passenger train out of Altoona for points east." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #3872, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during June of 1923 and retired in April of 1958 after 35 years of faithful service. Photo by F.S. Gamber; taken from the 9th Street Footbridge.
Photo Date:  4/1/1978  Upload Date: 11/16/2017 1:16:05 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 3872(4-6-2)
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