Logo
 
 
2/20/2020
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD E7ABuilt As:PRR 5859 (E7A)
Serial Number:5076Order No:E864
Frame Number:E864-A4Built:2/1948
Notes:PRR Class EP-20.
Other locos with this serial:  PC 4219(E7A) PRR 4219(E7A) PRR 5859(E7A)
  Page Controls   View:  Pics Per Page:
"Busiest Mountain Railroad," Page 16, 1957
Title:  "Busiest Mountain Railroad," Page 16, 1957
Description:  Here is page one of a 15-page cover article by David P. Morgan entitled "World's Busiest Mountain Railroad." It was published originally in the April 1957 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 16. Photo by Philip R. Hastings. Partially visible in the foreground is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5859, an EP-20 built by GM-EMD in February of 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. It is heading a mail and express train up and around the Horseshoe Curve on its way to Gallitzin and points West. On the right are two GM-EMD GP-9 pushers on the rear end of the train.
Photo Date:  4/1/1957  Upload Date: 6/13/2018 1:32:56 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5859(E7A)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
"Busiest Mountain Railroad," Page 17, 1957
Title:  "Busiest Mountain Railroad," Page 17, 1957
Description:  Here is page two of a 15-page cover article by David P. Morgan entitled "World's Busiest Mountain Railroad." It was published originally in the April 1957 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 17. Photo by Philip R. Hastings. On the right are two GM-EMD GP-9 pushers on the rear end of the train.
Photo Date:  4/1/1957  Upload Date: 6/13/2018 1:36:13 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5859(E7A)
Views:  69   Comments: 0
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 5710, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5710, EP-22, 1965
Description:  Huntingdon. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train East of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, during October of 1965. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5710, #5859, and another "EP" Class unit whose number is not recorded. All were built by EMD. #5710 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. #5859 is an EP-20 built in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They are pulling a westbound refrigerator-car express train up a straight stretch of track in the Juniata River Valley.
Photo Date:  10/23/1965  Upload Date: 8/9/2016 1:37:15 AM
Location:  Huntingdon, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 5710(E8A) PRR 5859(E7A)
Views:  360   Comments: 0


Site Design ©2001-2016 Tim Huemmer
Photos © respective authors
  Contact: info@rrpicturearchives.net