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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-6-2Built As:PRR 5371 (4-6-2)
Serial Number:3895Order No:
Frame Number: Built:5/1924
Notes:5/1924, K4s, scrapped 2/1950
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5371(4-6-2)
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PRR 4-6-2 #5371
Title:  PRR 4-6-2 #5371
Description:  Poised outside one of the shop areas around Columbus, Ohio, is Altoona built (5/1924) K4s Pacific. Photographer C.W. Burns notes on the back - "The 1 K-4 that had roller brgs on all loco wheels and lite wt roller brg rods & Xheads" According to the Altoona shop records, this loco was eventually scrapped in February of 1950. The date in 1937 is approximate. This was an October, 1968 reprint from Burns negative.
Photo Date:  6/1/1937  Upload Date: 9/26/2013 9:32:07 AM
Location:  Columbus, OH
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  PRR 5371(4-6-2)
Views:  306   Comments: 0
"Trains" Magazine, October 1956
Title:  "Trains" Magazine, October 1956
Description:  Here is a photo taken by Mr. G.G. Grabill, Jr. It was published originally in the October 1956 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 54. Photo Caption: "You could have fooled 'em. K-4 5371 (at Columbus, O., in 1937) looked like an M-1." #5371 is a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during May of 1924 and retired in March of 1950. Mr. Charles W. Burns (of Steger, IL) adds: "This is ~ or was ~ the only K-4s that could be mistaken for an M-1 when seen head-on. It was the only one with roller bearing rods, lightweight pistons, crossheads, rods, piston rods, and crankpins. It was used between Columbus and Pittsburgh until it was more or less bumped by the diesels. The air reservoir was moved to allow for clearance of the rods due to increased diameter of the big end of the main rods with roller bearings. I think it made a very handsome K-4." (Page 54)
Photo Date:  10/1/1956  Upload Date: 6/23/2018 11:33:23 PM
Location:  Columbus, OH
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5371(4-6-2)
Views:  32   Comments: 0


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