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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD E7ABuilt As:PRR 5865 (E7A)
Serial Number:5082Order No:E864
Frame Number:E864-A10Built:2/1948
Notes:PRR Class EP-20; to PRR/PC 4225
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5865(E7A)
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PRR 5865, EP-20, 1949
Title:  PRR 5865, EP-20, 1949
Description:  Portraits 1. Here is a diesel locomotive portrait via Ralph H. Payne that was taken near Columbus, Ohio, on 1 October 1948. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5865 and another unit whose road number is not recorded. Both are EP-20's built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5865 was constructed in February of 1948. Looks to me like the engineman is checkin' his emails! (#14 of 20)
Photo Date:  10/1/1948  Upload Date: 2/20/2021 9:42:17 AM
Location:  Columbus, OH
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 5865(E7A)
Views:  34   Comments: 0
PRR 5865, EP-20, 1953
Title:  PRR 5865, EP-20, 1953
Description:  Wallin. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Richard R. Wallin that was taken at the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during May of 1953. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5865 and two more units whose numbers are not recorded. All are EP-20's built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5865 was constructed during February of 1948. This A-B-A set is pulling a mail and express train down the Allegheny Mountains and around the Curve en route to Altoona and points East.
Photo Date:  5/5/1953  Upload Date: 12/24/2020 5:37:07 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5865(E7A)
Views:  52   Comments: 0
PRR 5865, EP-20, 1959
Title:  PRR 5865, EP-20, 1959
Description:  FSF. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during September of 1959. The photographer is not identified. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5865 and two more "EP" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD. #5865 is an EP-20 built during February of 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They are about to pass under the 4th Street Footbridge with a mail and express train on their way to Harrisburg and points East. Just behind them are the crew-change building and the water tank, both of which saw service during the good ol' days when steam locomotives were marshaled here to push freights up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to the summit at Gallitzin.
Photo Date:  9/22/1959  Upload Date: 4/28/2018 4:45:52 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5865(E7A)
Views:  345   Comments: 0
PRR 5865, EP-20, 1962
Title:  PRR 5865, EP-20, 1962
Description:  MDiv. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by John Dziobko, Jr., that was taken near Duncannon, Pennsylvania, on 9 June 1962. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5865 and two more "EP" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD. #5865 is an EP-20 built in February of 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. This A-A-A set will soon cross the Rockville Bridge and arrive in Harrisburg with a ten-car passenger train bound for New York City. ("Stoneborobranch"; #54 of 57)
Photo Date:  6/9/1962  Upload Date: 9/15/2020 7:14:17 AM
Location:  Duncannon, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5865(E7A)
Views:  152   Comments: 1
PRR 5865, EP-20, 1965
Title:  PRR 5865, EP-20, 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) is PRR engine #5865 and two other units whose numbers are not visible. All were built by EMD. #5865 is an EP-20 built in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They are pulling an eastbound passenger train, and will soon stop at the Altoona Passenger Station on their way to Philadelphia and New York City.
Photo Date:  6/6/1965  Upload Date: 6/25/2016 4:27:22 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5865(E7A)
Views:  143   Comments: 0


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