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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-6-2Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:3474Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:PRR Class K-4S; Horseshoe Curve; Altoona, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 1339(4-6-2)
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"Horseshoe Curve," Page 33, 1941
Title:  "Horseshoe Curve," Page 33, 1941
Description:  Here is page six of an eight-page article by Harry T. Sohlberg entitled "Horseshoe Curve." It was published originally in the March 1941 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 33. Top Photo: Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #3733 and #1339. Both are K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacifics" built in Juniata. #3733 was built during 1920 and retired in April of 1956. #1339 was built during 1918 and retired in February of 1956. They are pulling an eastbound passenger train around the Horseshoe Curve and down the Allegheny Mountains to Altoona, Harrisburg, and Philadelphia. Note the illustration of an inclined plane and a two-sectioned boat on the Allegheny Portage Railroad (1834-1854).
Photo Date:  3/1/1941  Upload Date: 7/16/2016 12:51:01 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1339(4-6-2) PRR 3733(4-6-2)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
"Horseshoe Curve," Page 26, 1941
Title:  "Horseshoe Curve," Page 26, 1941
Description:  Here is page seven of a seven-page article by Harry T. Sohlberg entitled "Horseshoe Curve." It was published originally in the November 1941 issue of "Mutual Magazine," page 26. (This is actually a reprint of an article published in the March 1941 issue of "Trains" magazine, pages 28-35.) Partial Caption: "No. 24 slips downgrade on one of the inside tracks. No. 24 is an afternoon maid-of-all-work passenger train from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia." Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #3733 and #1339. Both are K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacifics" built in Juniata. #3733 was built during February of 1920 and retired in April of 1956, while #1339 was built during April of 1918 and retired in February of 1956.
Photo Date:  11/3/1941  Upload Date: 1/26/2019 11:01:37 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 3733(4-6-2) PRR 1339(4-6-2)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
PRR 1339, K-4S, 1946
Title:  PRR 1339, K-4S, 1946
Description:  Huntingdon. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken near Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, on 7 October 1946. The photographer is not identified. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #1339, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1918 and retired in February of 1956 after 38 years of faithful service. Rockin' 'n' Rollin'!
Photo Date:  10/7/1946  Upload Date: 6/21/2018 4:13:50 AM
Location:  Huntingdon, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 1339(4-6-2)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
"World Famous," Page 21, 1973
Title:  "World Famous," Page 21, 1973
Description:  Here is page 21 of a 64-page booklet published by Harry P. Albrecht entitled "World Famous Horseshoe Curve, Altoona, Pennsylvania Railroad." It was issued originally during September of 1973. Top Photo: Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #3733 and #1339. Both are K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacifics" built in Juniata. #3733 was built during 1920 and retired in April of 1956. #1339 was built during 1918 and retired in February of 1956. Both photos taken by H.W. Pontin in July of 1940.
Photo Date:  9/22/1973  Upload Date: 5/27/2017 4:38:27 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1339(4-6-2) PRR 3733(4-6-2)
Views:  150   Comments: 0


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