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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Alco RSD15Built As:PRR 8613 (RSD15)
Serial Number:81752Order No:21025
Frame Number:Built:8/1956
Notes:PRR Class AS-24M
Other locos with this serial:  CR 1128(MT6) CSX 1018(MT6) PC 6813(RSD15) PRR 8613(RSD15)
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PRR 8612, AS-24M, 1965
Title:  PRR 8612, AS-24M, 1965
Description:  Slope to Works. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train between SLOPE and WORKS Towers in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 06 June 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #8612, #8613, and #8614. All are AS-24M's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1956 and rated at 2,400 horsepower each. They are pushing a westbound mixed-cargo freight train up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin, where they will uncouple and return to East Altoona for another run up the Mountains.
Photo Date:  6/6/1965  Upload Date: 6/25/2016 4:19:57 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  PRR 8612(RSD15) PRR 8613(RSD15) PRR 8614(RSD15)
Views:  527   Comments: 1
PRR 8613, AS-24M, 1965
Title:  PRR 8613, AS-24M, 1965
Description:  Wye Switches. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train at the Wye Switches in Duncansville, Pennsylvania, on 03 July 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #8613 and #8606. Both were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1956 and are rated at 2,400 horsepower each. #8613 is an AS-24M, but #8606 is an APS-24MS. These two locomotives are pushing a 77-car freight train up the New Portage Branch Line to Gallitzin and points West. The caboose is N-8 #478214. The PRR's WYE Tower is visible in the distance.
Photo Date:  7/3/1965  Upload Date: 8/24/2016 7:21:48 PM
Location:  Duncansville, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 8606(RSD7) PRR 8613(RSD15)
Views:  336   Comments: 0
PRR 8606, APS-24MS, 1965
Title:  PRR 8606, APS-24MS, 1965
Description:  Wye Switches. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train at the Wye Switches in Duncansville, Pennsylvania, on 03 July 1965. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8606 and #8613. Both were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1956 and are rated at 2,400 horsepower each. #8606 is an APS-24MS, but #8613 is an AS-24M. These two locomotives are pushing a 77-car freight train up the New Portage Branch Line to Gallitzin and points West. The caboose is N-8 #478214. Duncansville's Fifth Street is in the photo's center, while Second Avenue is on the left.
Photo Date:  7/3/1965  Upload Date: 8/24/2016 7:25:26 PM
Location:  Duncansville, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 8606(RSD7) PRR 8613(RSD15)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
PRR 8613, AS-24M, 1965
Title:  PRR 8613, AS-24M, 1965
Description:  Brickyard. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train at the Brickyard Crossing in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 18 July 1965. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8613 and #8608. Both were built by the American Locomotive Company and rated at 2,400 horsepower each. #8613 is an AS-24M built in 1956, but #8608 is an APS-24MS built in 1955. They are pushing a 93-car westbound mixed-cargo freight train with caboose #477807.
Photo Date:  7/18/1965  Upload Date: 8/17/2016 6:53:10 PM
Location:  Altoona(Brickyard), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8613(RSD15) PRR 8608(RSD7)
Views:  244   Comments: 1
PRR 8613, AS-24M, 1966
Title:  PRR 8613, AS-24M, 1966
Description:  Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during mid-May of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8613 and #8657. Both were built by the American Locomotive Company. #8613 is an AS-24M built in 1956 and rated at 2,400 horsepower. #8657 is an AS-18AM built in 1957 and rated at 1,800 horsepower. They are pulling one hopper car and an N-5 caboose up the Alleghenies to Gallitzin and points West.
Photo Date:  5/21/1966  Upload Date: 7/9/2016 11:17:59 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 8613(RSD15) PRR 8657(RSD12)
Views:  340   Comments: 1
PRR 8613, AS-24M, c. 1967
Title:  PRR 8613, AS-24M, c. 1967
Description:  Byerly. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Fred Byerly that was taken in Enola, Pennsylvania, perhaps in 1967. Photo Caption: "Alco RSD-15 #8613, 2400-hp, at Enola, Pa." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #8613, an AS-24M road switcher built by the American Locomotive Company in August of 1956 and rated at 2,400 horsepower. This photo comes from a color slide set entitled "Diesels On The Pennsylvania" that's produced and distributed by Blackhawk Films of Davenport, Iowa (819-39).
Photo Date:  9/9/1967  Upload Date: 10/30/2018 12:25:31 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 8613(RSD15)
Views:  83   Comments: 2


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