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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD E7ABuilt As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:5074Order No:
Frame Number:5074Built:
Notes:PRR Class EP-20.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5857(E7A)
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"Pictorial Review of Progress," Page 5, 1953
Title:  "Pictorial Review of Progress," Page 5, 1953
Description:  Here is page five of a 22-page booklet published by the Pennsylvania Railroad entitled "A Pictorial Review of Progress on the Pennsylvania." It was issued originally during March of 1953. Top Left Photo: Shown here at the far right is PRR engine #5705, an EP-22 built by EMD in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. Bottom Left Photo: Pictured at the far left is PRR engine #4907, a GG-1 built in Juniata during August of 1940. Right-Hand Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #5857, an EP-20 built by EMD in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower.
Photo Date:  3/1/1953  Upload Date: 5/1/2017 2:37:57 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5705(E8A) PRR 4907(GG1) PRR 5857(E7A)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
PRR 8506, ES-15M, 1953
Title:  PRR 8506, ES-15M, 1953
Description:  WST. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken just West of Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 30 August 1953. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #8506, #5857, and an E-7 "B" unit whose number is not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD. #8506 is an ES-15M built in August of 1952 and rated at 1,500 horsepower. #5857 is an EP-20 built in February of 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They have just passed under the 24th Street Bridge with a passenger train on their way up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Pittsburgh and points West.
Photo Date:  8/30/1953  Upload Date: 8/28/2018 1:56:30 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 8506(GP7) PRR 5857(E7A)
Views:  195   Comments: 1
PRR 5807, EP-22, 1963
Title:  PRR 5807, EP-22, 1963
Description:  AHC. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 28 September 1963. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5807, #5704, #5857, and #5710. All were built by GM-EMD. #5807, #5704, and #5710 are EP-22's built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower each. #5857 is an EP-20 built in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They are pulling a 50-car westbound mail/express train up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and points West.
Photo Date:  9/28/1963  Upload Date: 8/12/2016 2:57:23 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  PRR 5807(E8A) PRR 5704(E8A) PRR 5857(E7A) PRR 5710(E8A)
Views:  1017   Comments: 4
PRR 5902, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5902, EP-22, 1965
Description:  Bellwood. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train at Pinecroft ~ just west of Bellwood, Pennsylvania ~ on 26 June 1965. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5902, #5857, and #5859. All were built by EMD. #5902 is an EP-22 built in 1951 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. #5857 and #5859 are EP-20's built in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. They are pulling a 12-car westbound passenger train to Altoona and Pittsburgh. The time is 1:58 P.M. Photo taken at the Riggle's Gap Bridge.
Photo Date:  6/26/1965  Upload Date: 7/27/2016 2:04:46 AM
Location:  Pinecroft, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5902(E8A) PRR 5857(E7A) PRR 5859(E7A)
Views:  336   Comments: 0
PRR 5857, EP-20, 1965
Title:  PRR 5857, EP-20, 1965
Description:  WIL-ALT-65. Here is an original photo that I took during a trip on Pennsylvania Railroad passenger trains from Wilmington to Altoona during August of 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5857, #5760, and another unit whose number is not recorded. All were built by EMD. #5857 is an EP-20 built in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. #5760 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. They are ready and waiting to pull the next incoming passenger train to Altoona, Pittsburgh, and points West.
Photo Date:  8/15/1965  Upload Date: 11/5/2016 1:38:24 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5857(E7A) PRR 5760(E8A)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
PRR 5857, EP-20, 1965
Title:  PRR 5857, EP-20, 1965
Description:  WIL-ALT-65. Here is an original photo that I took during a trip on Pennsylvania Railroad passenger trains from Wilmington to Altoona during August of 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5857, #5760, and another unit whose number is not recorded. All were built by EMD. #5857 is an EP-20 built in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. #5760 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. They are backing-up (with a PRR mail/express car) to couple onto my next passenger train and pull it to Altoona, Pittsburgh, and points West.
Photo Date:  8/15/1965  Upload Date: 11/5/2016 2:08:28 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5857(E7A) PRR 5760(E8A)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
PRR 5857, EP-20, 1965
Title:  PRR 5857, EP-20, 1965
Description:  WIL-ALT-65. Here is an original photo that I took during a trip on Pennsylvania Railroad passenger trains from Wilmington to Altoona during August of 1965. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5857, #5760, and another unit whose number is not recorded. All were built by EMD. #5857 is an EP-20 built in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. #5760 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. They are departing the Altoona Station with a 16-car passenger train and heading up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Johnstown, Pittsburgh, and points West. Partially visible (L to R) are the PRR Test Plant building and the 17th Street Bridge.
Photo Date:  8/15/1965  Upload Date: 11/5/2016 7:12:14 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5857(E7A) PRR 5760(E8A)
Views:  153   Comments: 0


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