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By:Thomas C. Ayers
Dates:4/1/1955 - 4/1/1955
Album Info:Here is a four-page article entitled "Common-Carrier TrucTrain Brings 'New Era in Railroading.'" It was published originally in the April 1955 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, pages 1-4. No author is specified. "It was the first time the PRR opened its facilities to trailers of common-carrier companies. It was the first time any railroad undertook to carry such loads between the Nation's two largest cities." (Page 1)
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"Common-Carrier TrucTrain," Page 1, 1955
Title:  "Common-Carrier TrucTrain," Page 1, 1955
Description:  Here is page one of a four-page article entitled "Common-Carrier TrucTrain Brings 'New Era in Railroading.'" It was published originally in the April 1955 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 1. Bottom Photo: Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engine #9815 and two other units whose numbers are not visible. They are pulling a TrucTrain around the Horseshoe Curve and up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and points West. #9815 is an EF-15A built by EMD in 1951 and rated at 1,500 horsepower.
Photo Date:  4/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/20/2017 3:16:02 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 9815(F7A)
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"Common-Carrier TrucTrain," Page 2, 1955
Title:  "Common-Carrier TrucTrain," Page 2, 1955
Description:  Here is page two of a four-page article entitled "Common-Carrier TrucTrain Brings 'New Era in Railroading.'" It was published originally in the April 1955 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 2.
Photo Date:  4/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/20/2017 3:20:19 AM
Location:  Kearny, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
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"Common-Carrier TrucTrain," Page 3, 1955
Title:  "Common-Carrier TrucTrain," Page 3, 1955
Description:  Here is page three of a four-page article entitled "Common-Carrier TrucTrain Brings 'New Era in Railroading.'" It was published originally in the April 1955 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 3. Top Left Photo: Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #4803, a GG-1 built by General Electric during June of 1935.
Photo Date:  4/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/20/2017 3:24:52 AM
Location:  Kearny, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 4803(GG1)
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"Common-Carrier TrucTrain," Page 4, 1955
Title:  "Common-Carrier TrucTrain," Page 4, 1955
Description:  Here is page four of a four-page article entitled "Common-Carrier TrucTrain Brings 'New Era in Railroading.'" It was published originally in the April 1955 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 4.
Photo Date:  4/1/1955  Upload Date: 3/20/2017 3:28:41 AM
Location:  Pittsburgh, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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