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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:BLW 2-10-0Built As:PRR 4527 (2-10-0)
Serial Number:56871Order No:
Frame Number:30.5X32 cylinders, 62" driversBuilt:8/1923
Notes:PRR Class I-1S.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 4527(2-10-0)
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"Horseshoe Curve," Page 35, 1941
Title:  "Horseshoe Curve," Page 35, 1941
Description:  Here is page eight 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 35. Bottom Photo: Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #4527 and #6768. #4527 is an I-1S (2-10-0) "Decapod" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1923 and retired in June of 1953. #6768 is an M-1A (4-8-2) "Mountain" built in Juniata during 1930 and retired in February of 1955. They are pulling a 110-car westbound merchandise freight around the Horseshoe Curve and up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and points West.
Photo Date:  3/1/1941  Upload Date: 7/16/2016 12:54:36 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 4527(2-10-0) PRR 6768(4-8-2)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
"Horseshoe Curve," Page 25, 1941
Title:  "Horseshoe Curve," Page 25, 1941
Description:  Here is page six 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 25. (This is actually a reprint of an article published in the March 1941 issue of "Trains" magazine, pages 28-35.) Bottom Photo: Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #4527 and #6768. #4527 is an I-1S (2-10-0) "Decapod" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during August of 1923, rebuilt in Juniata as an I-1SA in November of 1942, and retired in June of 1953. #6768 is an M-1A (4-8-2) "Mountain" built in Juniata during September of 1930 and retired in February of 1955.
Photo Date:  11/3/1941  Upload Date: 1/26/2019 10:59:33 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 4527(2-10-0) PRR 6768(4-8-2)
Views:  35   Comments: 0
"World Famous Horseshoe Curve," Page 27, 1973
Title:  "World Famous Horseshoe Curve," Page 27, 1973
Description:  Here is page 27 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. Shown here are PRR engines #4527 and #6768. #4527 is an I-1SA (2-10-0) "Decapod" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1923 and retired in June of 1953. #6768 is an M-1A (4-8-2) "Mountain" built in Juniata during 1930 and retired in February of 1955. Photo taken by H.W. Pontin in July of 1940.
Photo Date:  9/22/1973  Upload Date: 5/27/2017 5:26:55 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 4527(2-10-0) PRR 6768(4-8-2)
Views:  210   Comments: 0


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