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By:Thomas C. Ayers
Dates:10/1/1979 - 10/1/1979
Album Info:Here are the front cover and an 11-page cover article by Mr. Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, pages 22-32. "So in 1923 Gen. William Wallace Atterbury, [PRR's] Vice President Operations, decided the time had come to acquire a special mountain-going passenger hauler that could, once and for all, reduce helper requirements, for he had lived through the years with triple-headed power ~ first with E-2 Atlantics, later with K-2sa light Pacifics, then with K-4s's." (Page 23)
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Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Front Cover, 1979
Title:  Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Front Cover, 1979
Description:  Here is the front cover of an 11-page cover article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, pages 22-32. Cover Caption: "PRR 1943 calendar "Serving the Nation" by Dean Cornwell, courtesy Penn Central Corp." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6713, an M-1A (4-8-2) "Mountain" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1930 and retired in December of 1956.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/11/2017 8:49:16 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 6713(4-8-2)
Views:  54   Comments: 0
Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 22, 1979
Title:  Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 22, 1979
Description:  Here is page one of an 11-page cover article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 22. Photo Caption: "Summer of '46: M-1 6848 brings westbound merchandise into Delphos, O., with the fireman already on top of the tank to take water when the engineer makes his spot at the plug. General Atterbury (insert) would have been gratified with the recently consluded war work of 'his' 4-8-2's (he paid for prototype)." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6848, an M-1 (4-8-2) "Mountain" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1926 and retired in May of 1956.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/11/2017 8:55:26 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 6848(4-8-2)
Views:  53   Comments: 0
Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 23, 1979
Title:  Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 23, 1979
Description:  Here is page two of an 11-page cover article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 23. Photo Caption: "Summer of '46: M-1 6848 brings westbound merchandise into Delphos, O., with the fireman already on top of the tank to take water when the engineer makes his spot at the plug. General Atterbury (insert) would have been gratified with the recently consluded war work of 'his' 4-8-2's (he paid for prototype)." Shown here is a partial view of Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6848, an M-1 (4-8-2) "Mountain" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1926 and retired in May of 1956.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/11/2017 8:58:49 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 6848(4-8-2)
Views:  53   Comments: 0
Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 24, 1979
Title:  Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 24, 1979
Description:  Here is page three of an 11-page cover article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 24. Top Photo: Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #4700, an M-1 (4-8-2) "Mountain" built in Juniata during 1923; renumbered as "6699" during 1933 and retired in July of 1950.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/11/2017 9:01:44 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 4700(4-8-2)
Views:  62   Comments: 0
Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 25, 1979
Title:  Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 25, 1979
Description:  Here is page four of an 11-page cover article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 25. Top Photo: Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #4700, an M-1 (4-8-2) "Mountain" built in Juniata during 1923; renumbered as "6699" during 1933 and retired in July of 1950. Bottom Four Photos: Shown here is PRR engine #6800, an M-1 (4-8-2) "Mountain" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1926 and retired in August of 1955.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/11/2017 9:05:03 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 4700(4-8-2) PRR 6800(4-8-2)
Views:  64   Comments: 0
Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 26, 1979
Title:  Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 26, 1979
Description:  Here is page five of an 11-page cover article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 26. Photo Caption: "On the eve of dieselization, M-1a 6783 had somehow escaped relocation of her turbo-generator and still presented an authentic PRR front end. Photographer [Robert R.] Malinoski caught up with her on Middle Division train M-9 at 2:13 p.m. on October 11, 1956, a mile east of Newport, Pa., with consist of 59 cars." Note that the second "car" is actually an EMD F-Class "B" unit! Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6783, an M-1A (4-8-2) "Mountain" built by the Lima Locomotive Works during 1930 and retired in August of 1959.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/11/2017 9:51:21 AM
Location:  Newport, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 6783(4-8-2)
Views:  69   Comments: 0
Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 27, 1979
Title:  Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 27, 1979
Description:  Here is page six of an 11-page cover article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 27. Photo Caption: "On the eve of dieselization, M-1a 6783 had somehow escaped relocation of her turbo-generator and still presented an authentic PRR front end. Photographer [Robert R.] Malinoski caught up with her on Middle Division train M-9 at 2:13 p.m. on October 11, 1956, a mile east of Newport, Pa., with consist of 59 cars." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6783, an M-1A (4-8-2) "Mountain" built by the Lima Locomotive Works during 1930 and retired in August of 1959.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/11/2017 9:54:39 AM
Location:  Newport, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 6783(4-8-2)
Views:  60   Comments: 0
Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 28, 1979
Title:  Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 28, 1979
Description:  Here is page seven of an 11-page cover article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 28. Top Photo Caption: "Horse Shoe Curve ~ left to right: A pair of M-1's lift head-end revenue up 1.8 per cent...a 2-10-0 and a 4-8-2 team up...and a single M-1, 6763, sports a tender worthy of her size as she leads tonnage upgrade on rails bieng sanded ahead of first and third pairs of drivers. This grade dictated 72-inch wheel." Bottom Photo Caption: "When M-1's were new, a pair of them ~ with 6954 on the point ~ leaned into tonnage at Manhattan Transfer, N.J., in a fine 3/4-view, rods-down pose by the late Fred Eidenbenz (remember his superb 1920's photo essay in May 1970 Trains?)." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6954, an M-1 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1926 and retired in May of 1950.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/11/2017 3:42:37 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 6954(4-8-2)
Views:  49   Comments: 0
Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 29, 1979
Title:  Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 29, 1979
Description:  Here is page eight of an 11-page cover article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 29. Top Photo Caption: "Horse Shoe Curve ~ left to right: A pair of M-1's lift head-end revenue up 1.8 per cent...a 2-10-0 and a 4-8-2 team up...and a single M-1, 6763, sports a tender worthy of her size as she leads tonnage upgrade on rails bieng sanded ahead of first and third pairs of drivers. This grade dictated 72-inch wheel." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6954, an M-1 built in Juniata during 1930 and retired in August of 1955.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/11/2017 3:45:36 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 6763(4-8-2)
Views:  51   Comments: 0
Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 30, 1979
Title:  Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 30, 1979
Description:  Here is page nine of an 11-page cover article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 30. Photo Caption: "'Mussolini' (above) was what Pennsy men dubbed experimental K-5 Pacific No. 5699, a Baldewin monster fitted with Caprotti poppet valves. Juniata-built sister 5698 (right and below) was equipped with orthodox Walschaerts valve motion. The two giants borrowed M-1 components and forecast the M-1a. Depression and electrification killed reorders of K-5's." Top Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #5699, a K-5 (4-6-2) "Pacific" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1929 and retired in September of 1953. Bottom Two Photos: Shown here is PRR engine #5698, a K-5 (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1929 and retired in October of 1952.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/11/2017 3:51:04 PM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5699(4-6-2) PRR 5698(4-6-2)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 31, 1979
Title:  Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 31, 1979
Description:  Here is page ten of an 11-page cover article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 31. Photo Caption: "Final flower of 4-8-2 developemnt on the Pennsylvania was the M-1a, immediately identifiable by her huge smokebox saddle. Although fitted with a brakeman's doghouse on her huge tender, Baldwin-built 6707 was given passenger-power striping." Shown here is PRR engine #6707, an M-1A built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1930 and retired in January of 1954. (2,600)
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/11/2017 3:54:07 PM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Roster,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 6707(4-8-2)
Views:  49   Comments: 0
Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 32, 1979
Title:  Atterbury's M-1 Engines, Page 32, 1979
Description:  Here is page 11 of an 11-page cover article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Atterbury's Engines: Part 1 ~ Great Increases In Horsepower And Speed." It was published originally in the October 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 32. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6921, an M-1 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1926 and retired in June of 1959.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/11/2017 3:56:52 PM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 6921(4-8-2)
Views:  47   Comments: 0


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