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By:Thomas C. Ayers
Dates:1/9/1945 - 1/31/1968
Album Info:Here are several duplicate 35mm color slides of photos of Pennsylvania Railroad locomotives that were taken by Mr. Martin S. Zak.
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PRR 6100, S-1, c. 1946
Title:  PRR 6100, S-1, c. 1946
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6100, the S-1 (6-4-4-6) built in Juniata during January of 1939 and retired in January of 1949 after just ten years of revenue service. The date and the location are not recorded.
Photo Date:  8/15/1946  Upload Date: 10/8/2019 7:58:10 AM
Location:  Englewood, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 6100(UNKNOWN)
Views:  170   Comments: 5
PRR 5853, EP-20, 1948
Title:  PRR 5853, EP-20, 1948
Description:  Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak that was taken in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, during April of 1948. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5853 and two more E-7's whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5853 was built in September of 1947. In this context, they're awaiting their next passenger run to Pittsburgh and points West. Note the lack of train phone antennae.
Photo Date:  4/16/1948  Upload Date: 6/24/2019 8:54:21 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Station
Locomotives:  PRR 5853(E7A)
Views:  125   Comments: 1
PRR 5829, BP-60, c. 1950
Title:  PRR 5829, BP-60, c. 1950
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak that was taken in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, circa 1950. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5829 and another "Centipede" whose number is not recorded. #5829 is a BP-60 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1948 and rated at 3,000 horsepower. They are navigating the interlocking just West of the Harrisburg Passenger Station, visible in the distance on the right. Barely visible behind them is a PRR steam locomotive, perhaps a K-4S "Pacific."
Photo Date:  6/6/1950  Upload Date: 3/16/2018 1:34:27 PM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Station,Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5829(DR12-8-1500/2)
Views:  505   Comments: 0
PRR 5833, BP-60, 1950
Title:  PRR 5833, BP-60, 1950
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak that was taken in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, during June of 1950. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5833 and another "Centipede" whose number is not recorded. Both are BP-60's built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, rated at 3,000 horsepower each, and later regeared and reclassified as 2,500 horsepower BH-50's. #5833 was built in February of 1948 and retired in April of 1962 after just 14 years of revenue service. Dominating the background are exterior portions of the PRR's Passenger Station.
Photo Date:  6/6/1950  Upload Date: 6/12/2019 10:38:02 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 5833(DR12-8-1500/2)
Views:  683   Comments: 0
PRR 6752, M-1A, c. 1951
Title:  PRR 6752, M-1A, c. 1951
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak that was taken near Marysville, Pennsylvania, circa 1951. In the foreground is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6752, an M-1A (4-8-2) "Mountain" built in Juniata during May of 1930 and retired in September of 1952 after 22 years of faithful service. The road number of the "Mountain" that's just crossed the Rockville Bridge with a westbound freight is not recorded.
Photo Date:  1/1/1951  Upload Date: 10/8/2019 7:56:26 AM
Location:  Marysville, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 6752(4-8-2)
Views:  151   Comments: 3
PRR 6772, M-1A, c. 1951
Title:  PRR 6772, M-1A, c. 1951
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak that was taken in Enola, Pennsylvania, circa 1951. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #6772, an M-1A (4-8-2) "Mountain" built in Juniata during 1930 and retired in August of 1955 after 25 years of faithful service.
Photo Date:  1/1/1951  Upload Date: 6/9/2018 5:06:18 AM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 6772(4-8-2)
Views:  268   Comments: 1
PRR 9572, BF-15, c. 1951
Title:  PRR 9572, BF-15, c. 1951
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak that was taken at the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, perhaps during 1951. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9572 and three more "BF" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works. #9572 was built in March of 1949, rated at 1,500 horsepower, and retired in December of 1963 after just 14 years of revenue service. In this context, they're pulling a merchandise freight train around the Curve on their way up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and points West.
Photo Date:  6/6/1951  Upload Date: 4/30/2019 9:23:42 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 9572(DR4-4-15)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
PRR 5890, EP-22, 1954
Title:  PRR 5890, EP-22, 1954
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin Zak that was taken near Mount Union, Pennsylvania, during June of 1954. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5890 and another E-8A whose number is not recorded. Both are EP-22's built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,250 horsepower each; #5890 was built in April of 1950. They have just passed under Signal Bridge #2007 with an 11-car passenger train on their way from Harrisburg to Altoona and points West.
Photo Date:  6/3/1954  Upload Date: 10/3/2018 3:14:25 AM
Location:  Mount Union, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5890(E8A)
Views:  271   Comments: 1
PRR 9785, EF-15A, c. 1954
Title:  PRR 9785, EF-15A, c. 1954
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin Zak that was taken near Enola, Pennsylvania, perhaps during September of 1954. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9785 and three other F-Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD and rated at 1,500 horsepower each; #9785 was built in February of 1951. They have just departed Enola Yard with a mixed-cargo freight train on their way to Altoona and points West.
Photo Date:  9/22/1954  Upload Date: 10/3/2018 3:11:57 AM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PRR 9785(F7A)
Views:  219   Comments: 1
PRR 8220, H-10S, c. 1955
Title:  PRR 8220, H-10S, c. 1955
Description:  Zak. Here is duplicated 35mm color slide (converted to B&W) of a photo by Martin S. Zak that was taken in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, perhaps in 1955. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #8220, an H-10S (2-8-0) "Consolidated" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during December of 1913 and retired in February of 1960 after 47 years of faithful service. Produced and distributed by Stanley Color Slides of Beverly Hills, California; "R-78. PRR. #8220. 2-8-0. Lemoyne, PA."
Photo Date:  5/5/1955  Upload Date: 5/31/2018 2:54:34 AM
Location:  Lemoyne, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 8220(2-8-0)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
PRR 2897. H-9S, c. 1955
Title:  PRR 2897. H-9S, c. 1955
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak that was taken at Broadway Station in Camden, New Jersey, perhaps in 1955. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #2897, an H-9S built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works as an H-8B during November of 1910, rebuilt in Juniata as an H-8SB, rebuilt as an H-9S in August of 1923, and retired in October of 1957 after 47 years of service.
Photo Date:  8/15/1955  Upload Date: 7/13/2019 2:10:22 AM
Location:  Camden, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Steam,Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 2897(2-8-0)
Views:  423   Comments: 2
PRR 3884, K-4S, 1956
Title:  PRR 3884, K-4S, 1956
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak that was taken in South Amboy, New Jersey, in February of 1956. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #3884, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1923 and retired in May of 1956 after 33 years of faithful service.
Photo Date:  2/2/1956  Upload Date: 5/30/2018 11:54:51 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 3884(4-6-2)
Views:  248   Comments: 1
PRR 5752, AP-20, c. 1956
Title:  PRR 5752, AP-20, c. 1956
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak that was taken in South Amboy, New Jersey, perhaps during 1956. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5752 and another "PA" Class unit whose number is not recorded. #5752 is an AP-20 built by the American Locomotive Company in October of 1947 and rated at 2,000 HP.
Photo Date:  2/2/1956  Upload Date: 5/30/2018 11:56:18 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5752(PA1)
Views:  357   Comments: 0
PRR 5817, BH-50, c. 1956
Title:  PRR 5817, BH-50, c. 1956
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak that was taken in Altoona, Pennsylvania, perhaps during 1956. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5817 and another "Centipede" whose number is not recorded. #5817 is a BH-50 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in December of 1947 and rated at 2,500 horsepower. Photo taken from the 8th Street Bridge in Juniata.
Photo Date:  2/2/1956  Upload Date: 5/30/2018 11:58:08 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5817(DR12-8-1500/2)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
PRR 9702, BF-15A, c. 1956
Title:  PRR 9702, BF-15A, c. 1956
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9702 and another "BF" Class unit whose number is not recorded. Both were built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works. #9702 is a BF-15A built in May of 1950, rated at 1,500 horsepower, and retired in February of 1965 after just 15 years of revenue service. The date and the location are not recorded.
Photo Date:  8/15/1956  Upload Date: 4/15/2020 6:35:19 PM
Location:  Toledo, OH
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 9702(DR4-4-15)
Views:  24   Comments: 0
PRR 9611, AF-16, 1956
Title:  PRR 9611, AF-16, 1956
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin Zak that was taken in Enola, Pennsylvania, on 25 August 1956. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9611 and two more "AF" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by the American Locomotive Company. #9611 is an AF-16 built during May of 1951, rated at 1,600 horsepower, and retired in July of 1966 after just 15 years of revenue service. Partially visible on the left are a GG-1 and two modified P-5A electric locomotives.
Photo Date:  8/25/1956  Upload Date: 3/17/2018 1:04:43 AM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 9611(FA2)
Views:  495   Comments: 0
PRR 4800, GG-1, 1958
Title:  PRR 4800, GG-1, 1958
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin Zak that was taken in Washington, DC, on 7 June 1958. Prominent here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #4800, a GG-1 (2-C-C-2) built by General Electric as number "4899" during August of 1934, rated at 4,620 horsepower, renumbered "4800" in November of 1934, and presently on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg. The road numbers of the other "G's" pictured here are not recorded.
Photo Date:  6/7/1958  Upload Date: 1/25/2020 12:38:27 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 4800(GG1)
Views:  89   Comments: 1
PRR 9833, EFP-15, c. 1959
Title:  PRR 9833, EFP-15, c. 1959
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin Zak that was taken in Enola, Pennsylvania, perhaps during 1959. Prominent here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9833 and two "EF" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD and rated at 1,500 horsepower each. #9833 is an EFP-15 built in April of 1952.
Photo Date:  4/16/1959  Upload Date: 1/24/2020 12:01:05 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 9833(FP7A)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
PRR 5901, EP-20, c. 1960
Title:  PRR 5901, EP-20, c. 1960
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin Zak that was taken in Chicago, Illinois, perhaps during 1960. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5901 and two more "EP" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD. #5901 is an EP-20 built in September of 1945, rated at 2,000 horsepower, and presently on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg. In this context, they're departing Chicago's Union Station with a passenger train bound for Pittsburgh and points East.
Photo Date:  4/16/1960  Upload Date: 12/2/2019 11:31:35 PM
Location:  Chicago Union Station, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  85   Comments: 1
PRR 5868, EP-20, c. 1966
Title:  PRR 5868, EP-20, c. 1966
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5868 and two E-8's whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD. #5868 is an EP-20 built in April of 1949 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. The date and the location are not recorded.
Photo Date:  2/2/1966  Upload Date: 11/15/2019 11:10:16 AM
Location:  Brazil, IN
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5868(E7A)
Views:  79   Comments: 1
PRR 4224, EP-20, 1966
Title:  PRR 4224, EP-20, 1966
Description:  Zak. Here is an original 35mm color slide by Martin S. Zak that was taken while riding in a Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train around the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, in September of 1966. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #4224 and two more E-7's whose numbers are not recorded. #4224 is an EP-20 built by GM-EMD in 1948 and rated at 2,000 HP; its original PRR number was "5864." The train is traversing the Curve on its way down the Allegheny Mountains to Altoona and points East. Also visible on the right is PRR engine #1361, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1918, retired in September of 1956, enshrined at the Curve in June of 1957, and restored for excursion service in April of 1987.
Photo Date:  9/22/1966  Upload Date: 6/9/2018 5:44:43 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4224(E7A) PRR 1361(4-6-2)
Views:  357   Comments: 0


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