Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD F3ABuilt As:PRR 9689 (F3A)
Serial Number:7579Order No:E1080
Frame Number:E1080-A6Built:2/1949
Notes:PRR Class EH-15.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 9689(F3A)
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"Soliloquy Of Altoona," Page 29, 1978
Title:  "Soliloquy Of Altoona," Page 29, 1978
Description:  Here is page 14 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 29. Partially visible in the foreground is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #9689, an EH-15 built by GM-EMD in February of 1949, rated at 1,500 horsepower, rebuilt as an EF-15A, and retired in August of 1967 after just 18 years of revenue service. Photo by F.S. Gamber; taken just West of the 17th Street Bridge in Juniata.
Photo Date:  4/1/1978  Upload Date: 2/21/2020 1:17:53 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 9689(F3A)
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