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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD E8ABuilt As:PRR 5765 (E8A)
Serial Number:15648Order No:6354
Frame Number:6354-A1Built:3/1952
Notes:PRR Class EP-22.
Other locos with this serial:  PC 4265(E8A) MBTA 4265(E8A) PRR 5765(E8A)
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PRR 5766, EP-22, 1951
Title:  PRR 5766, EP-22, 1951
Description:  Here is the front side of a "Vanishing Vistas" postal card published by Lyman E. Cox during 1976. Photo courtesy of GM-EMD. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5766 and #5765. Both are EP-22's built by GM-EMD in March of 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower each.
Photo Date:  3/15/1951  Upload Date: 1/26/2019 3:34:42 AM
Location:  LaGrange, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5766(E8A) PRR 5765(E8A)
Views:  127   Comments: 1
PRR 5766, EP-22, 1951
Title:  PRR 5766, EP-22, 1951
Description:  Here is the back side of a "Vanishing Vistas" postal card published by Lyman E. Cox during 1976. Text by Robert A. Le Massena sketches early years of Pennsylvania Railroad passenger diesels built by GM-EMD.
Photo Date:  3/15/1951  Upload Date: 1/26/2019 3:35:45 AM
Location:  LaGrange, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5766(E8A) PRR 5765(E8A)
Views:  59   Comments: 0
PRR 5765 heads the Duquesne EB
Title:  PRR 5765 heads the Duquesne EB
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/6/1955  Upload Date: 8/27/2010 8:33:32 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5765(E8A)
Views:  1155   Comments: 2
PRR 5765, EP-22, 1963
Title:  PRR 5765, EP-22, 1963
Description:  PGH-ALT-63. Here is an original photo that I took after riding in a Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train from Pittsburgh to Altoona on 08 September 1963. Shown here is PRR engine #5765, an EP-22 built by EMD in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. It is the lead unit of my train; the second unit was engine #5760. We've just arrived in Altoona, and the engine and train crews are in the process of changing. Visible in the background are the rooftops of two of the PRR's 12th Street Car Shop buildings.
Photo Date:  9/8/1963  Upload Date: 9/9/2016 4:28:31 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5765(E8A)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
"Those Esthetic E-8s," Page 27, 1964
Title:  "Those Esthetic E-8s," Page 27, 1964
Description:  Here is page eight of an eight-page cover article by David P. Morgan & Al Kamm, Jr., entitled "Those Esthetic E's: A Story of the Power that Bumped Steam off the Varnish." It was published originally in the May 1964 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 27. Top Photo Caption: "E-8 striping on Pennsy units 5765-5766 reduced porthole visibility; antenna on roof of 2,250 h.p. units is for trainphones." Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5765 and #5766. Both are EP-22's built by EMD in 1952.
Photo Date:  5/1/1964  Upload Date: 9/17/2017 1:07:09 AM
Location:  LaGrange, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5765(E8A) PRR 5766(E8A)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
PRR 5765, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5765, EP-22, 1965
Description:  Birmingham. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train near Birmingham, Pennsylvania, on 10 July 1965. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5765, #5714, #5889, #5856, and #5867. All were built by EMD. #5765 and #5714 are EP-22's built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower each. #5889 is an EP-22 built in 1950 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. #5856 and #5867 are EP-20's rated at 2,000 horsepower each; #5856 was built in 1948, but #5867 was built in 1949. They are pulling a 48-car westbound mail/express train. This photo was taken at the stone quarry crossing, just off of State Route 453.
Photo Date:  7/10/1965  Upload Date: 7/27/2016 10:35:28 AM
Location:  Birmingham, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5765(E8A) PRR 5714(E8A) PRR 5889(E8A) PRR 5856(E7A) PRR 5867(E7A)
Views:  2016   Comments: 4
PRR 5789, EP-22, 1966
Title:  PRR 5789, EP-22, 1966
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during early May of 1966. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5789, #5769, and #5765. All are EP-22's built by EMD in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower each. They are pulling an eastbound mail/express train. Note the engineer inspecting his train!
Photo Date:  5/7/1966  Upload Date: 7/9/2016 1:59:27 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5789(E8A) PRR 5769(E8A) PRR 5765(E8A)
Views:  297   Comments: 0
PRR 5789, EP-22, 1966
Title:  PRR 5789, EP-22, 1966
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during early May of 1966. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5789, #5769, and #5765. All are EP-22's built by EMD in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower each. They are pulling an eastbound mail/express train under four-track Signal Bridge #2416. Note that it is running on one of the usually-westbound tracks!
Photo Date:  5/7/1966  Upload Date: 7/9/2016 2:00:47 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 5765(E8A) PRR 5769(E8A) PRR 5789(E8A)
Views:  192   Comments: 0


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