Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD F3ABuilt As:PRR 9684 (F3A)
Serial Number:7574Order No:E1080
Frame Number:E1080-A1Built:2/1949
Notes:PRR Class EH-15
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 9684(F3A)
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"Altoona Interlude," Page 65, 1949
Title:  "Altoona Interlude," Page 65, 1949
Description:  Here is page nine of a 14-page camera study by W.A. Feibelman entitled "Altoona Interlude." It was published originally in his (1979) monograph entitled "Rails To Pittsburgh: 1945-1970," page 65. Top Photo: Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9687 and two more "EH" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All are EH-15's built by GM-EMD and rated at 1,500 horsepower each. #9687 was built in February of 1949, later regeared and reclassified as an EF-15A, and retired in October of 1967. The twin smokestacks belong to the power plant for the PRR's Passenger Car Shops. Bottom Photo: Prominent here is PRR engine #9684, an EH-15 built by GM-EMD in February of 1949, rated at 1,500 horsepower, later regeared and reclassified as an EF-15A, and retired in December of 1963.
Photo Date:  2/2/1949  Upload Date: 10/26/2019 7:49:33 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 9687(F3A) PRR 9684(F3A)
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