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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:BLW VO-660Built As:PRR 5908 (VO-660)
Serial Number:64393Order No:
Frame Number:Built:9/1942
Notes:PRR Class BS-6.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5908(VO-660)
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PRR 9011, BS-6A, 1962
Title:  PRR 9011, BS-6A, 1962
Description:  Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in June of 1962. Prominent here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #9011, a BS-6A switcher built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in April of 1949, rated at 660 horsepower, and retired in September of 1965. Partially visible at the left is PRR engine #5908, a BS-6 switcher built by Baldwin in August of 1942, rated at 660 horsepower, and retired in June of 1964. ("Tchowee"; #14 of 36)
Photo Date:  6/21/1962  Upload Date: 6/9/2020 4:53:00 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 9011(DS44-660) PRR 5908(VO-660)
Views:  88   Comments: 0
PRR 5908, BS-6, 1962
Title:  PRR 5908, BS-6, 1962
Description:  Byerly. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by William Woelfer that was taken in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in July of 1962. Photo Caption: "Baldwin VO-660 #5908, 660-hp, at Philadelphia, Pa." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5908, a BS-6 switcher built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in August of 1942, rated at 660 horsepower, and retired in June of 1964 after 22 years of revenue service. It's one of the PRR's very first diesel-electric locomotives! This photo comes from a color slide set entitled "Diesels On The Pennsylvania" that's produced and distributed by Blackhawk Films of Davenport, Iowa (819-14).
Photo Date:  7/7/1962  Upload Date: 10/23/2018 6:59:47 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5908(VO-660)
Views:  259   Comments: 1
PRR 5908
Title:  PRR 5908
Description:  Photographer unknown
Photo Date:  8/1/1962  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 4:56:25 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Ryan Kertis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5908(VO-660)
Views:  1669   Comments: 0


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