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Owner: Penn Central
Model:EMD SD40Built As:PRR 6040 (SD40)
Serial Number:31285Order No:7862
Frame Number:7862-1Built:2/1966
Notes:PC Class SD-40.
Other locos with this serial:  PC 6040(SD40) HLCX 4317(SD40) CR 6293(SD40) PRR 6040(SD40) PC 6040(SD40) HLCX 6317(SD40-2)
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PC "Horseshoe Curve," c. 1969
Title:  PC "Horseshoe Curve," c. 1969
Description:  Here is a postal card entitled "Horseshoe Curve." No Postmark. Caption On Reverse: "Eastbound locomotives passing the Pride & Joy of the P.R.R. K-4s #1361 on the world famous Horseshoe Curve." Pictured on the left is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #1361, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during May of 1918 and retired in September of 1956 after 38 years of faithful service. Pictured on the right are Penn Central Railroad engines #6040 and perhaps two other units whose numbers are not recorded. #6040 is an SD-40 built (for the PRR) in February of 1966 and rated at 3,000 horsepower. The photographer's name and the date are not recorded.
Photo Date:  8/15/1969  Upload Date: 10/27/2018 12:29:50 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PC 6040(SD40) PRR 1361(4-6-2)
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