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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:BLW DR6-4-2000Built As:PRR 5782A (DR6-4-2000)
Serial Number:73517Order No:
Frame Number:Built:11/1948
Notes:PRR Class BP-20.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5782(DR6-4-2000)
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PRR DR6-4-2000 #5782 - Pennsyvlania RR
Title:  PRR DR6-4-2000 #5782 - Pennsyvlania RR
Description:  Baldwin, November, 1948 2000hp According to Wikipedia, these Baldwin locos were produced exclusively for the Pennsylvania Railroad and were delivered in 1948 in the sharknose body style designed by Raymond Loewy. The PRR classified them as BP-20 (Baldwin Passenger, 2,000 horsepower or 1,500 kilowatts). They were originally used on top-flight express trains such as the Broadway Limited, but problems soon relegated them to lesser service. They ended their days on commuter trains along the New York and Long Branch in New Jersey. G.E. Lloyd photo
Photo Date:  10/20/1955  Upload Date: 9/8/2016 6:57:03 AM
Location:  Louisville, KY
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5782(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  445   Comments: 3
PRR 5782
Title:  PRR 5782
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1956  Upload Date: 7/10/2007 2:40:38 PM
Location:  Bay Head, NJ
Author:  James LaRue
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5782(DR6-4-2000) PRR 5883(E7A)
Views:  1474   Comments: 1
PRR 5782, BP-20, 1963
Title:  PRR 5782, BP-20, 1963
Description:  Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken in Jersey City, New Jersey, on 15 April 1963. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5782, a BP-20 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in October of 1948, rated at 2,000 horsepower, and retired in March of 1965 after just 17 years of revenue service. ("LouisFols"; #12 of 31)
Photo Date:  4/15/1963  Upload Date: 6/13/2019 1:55:42 AM
Location:  Jersey City, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5782(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  224   Comments: 2
PRR 5782, BP-20, 1964
Title:  PRR 5782, BP-20, 1964
Description:  Chione. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken in Bay Head Junction, New Jersey, on 15 February 1964. The photographer is not identified. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5782 and another passenger "Shark" whose number is not recorded. #5782 is a BP-20 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They are poised to begin an early-morning commuter run to South Amboy, New Jersey, where they will be uncoupled and replaced by a GG-1 which will pull the train the remaining distance to New York City's Pennsylvania Station.
Photo Date:  2/15/1964  Upload Date: 4/28/2018 4:41:55 AM
Location:  Bay Head Junction, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5782(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  262   Comments: 0


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