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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Alco RSD12Built As:PRR 8676 (RSD12)
Serial Number:82078Order No:21083
Frame Number:prime mover # 14654Built:3/1958
Notes:PRR Class AS-18AM.
Other locos with this serial:  CR 1112(MT6) CSX 1010(MT6) PC 6876(RSD12) PRR 8676(RSD12)
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PRR 8676, AS-18AM, 1959
Title:  PRR 8676, AS-18AM, 1959
Description:  Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during July of 1959. The photographer is not identified. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #8676, #8673, and #8664. All were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. #8676 and #8673 were built in March, while #8664 was built in February. Photo taken from the 8th Street Bridge in Juniata. ("LouisFols"; #4 of 18)
Photo Date:  7/7/1959  Upload Date: 4/20/2020 7:15:31 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 8676(RSD12) PRR 8673(RSD12) PRR 8664(RSD12)
Views:  72   Comments: 0
PRR 8655, AS-18AM, 1961
Title:  PRR 8655, AS-18AM, 1961
Description:  4th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during January of 1961. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8655, #8676, and #8661. All are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. #8655 was built in 1957, but #8676 and #8661 were built in 1958. They are pushing a westbound mixed-cargo freight train pulled by PRR engines #9607 and #9614-B, but will uncouple at Gallitzin and return to East Altoona for yet another run up the Allegheny Mountains. Visible on the left are numerous passenger cars marshalled for reconditioning in the PRR's Passenger Car Shops behind them. Photo taken from the 4th Street Bridge. ("Red Shift" slide converted to Black & White.)
Photo Date:  1/22/1961  Upload Date: 9/28/2016 3:10:29 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Winter,Yard,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 8655(RSD12) PRR 8676(RSD12) PRR 8661(RSD12)
Views:  289   Comments: 0
East Altoona Ready Tracks, 1964
Title:  East Altoona Ready Tracks, 1964
Description:  17th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of Pennsylvania Railroad locomotives in East Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 05 April 1964. Shown here are the Locomotive Ready Tracks below the 17th Street Bridge; many makes and models are represented. Of the 35 or so locomotives visible, the following are identifiable by number. Starting from the bottom right are PRR engines #8673, #8665. and #8672. On the next track over are PRR engines #8663 and #8676. Visible in the distance is a portion of the 8th Street Bridge.
Photo Date:  4/5/1964  Upload Date: 8/18/2016 3:05:21 PM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 8673(RSD12) PRR 8665(RSD12) PRR 8672(RSD12) PRR 8676(RSD12) PRR 8663(RSD12)
Views:  739   Comments: 1
PRR 8673, AS-18AM, 1964
Title:  PRR 8673, AS-18AM, 1964
Description:  24th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 29 November 1964. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8673, #8664, #8676, #8661, and #8669. All are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. They are pushing a 98-car iron-ore train (headed by engine #2225) up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Gallitzin, where they will uncouple and head back down the Alleghenies to East Altoona for yet another run up the Mountains. At the very end is N-8 caboose #478124. The homes in the background line one side of Altoona's 10th Avenue.
Photo Date:  11/29/1964  Upload Date: 10/10/2016 4:16:20 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 8673(RSD12) PRR 8664(RSD12) PRR 8676(RSD12) PRR 8661(RSD12) PRR 8669(RSD12)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
PRR 8676, AS-18AM, 1965
Title:  PRR 8676, AS-18AM, 1965
Description:  Derailment. Here is an original photo that I took of Pennsylvania Railroad trains in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 21 May 1965. Shown here at the far left (L to R) are PRR engines #8676 and #8665. Both are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. They have just arrived to serve as "helpers" for an westbound passenger train due to arrive shortly. Visible in the center is PRR engine #8677, an AS-18AM built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower. It is coupled to the "eastern" work train and steam-powered crane that are rerailing the derailed cars and locomotives of the eastbound freight train on the next track over. Visible on the right (L to R) are the two derailed locomotives, PRR engines #5631 and #8890. Both were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1950 and rated at 1,000 horsepower each. #5631 is an AS-10AM while #8890 is an AS-10. Visible in the background are four of the original PRR 12th Street Car Shop buildings. A portion of 10th Avenue is visible in the immediate foreground.
Photo Date:  5/21/1965  Upload Date: 10/20/2016 6:12:26 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Wreck
Locomotives:  PRR 8676(RSD12) PRR 8677(RSD12) PRR 8890(S4) PRR 5631(RS1) PRR 8665(RSD12)
Views:  590   Comments: 0
PRR 8663, AS-18AM, 1965
Title:  PRR 8663, AS-18AM, 1965
Description:  Altoona Action. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during September of 1965. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #8663, #8675, #8655, and #8676. All are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1957-1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. Pulling a single N-5C cabin car, they have just passed under the 7th Street Bridge on their way to Hollidaysburg ~ where they'll pick-up a string of new and rebuilt freight cars and pull them up the New Portage Branch to Gallitzin and points West. #8663 and #8675 will lead, while #8655 and #8676 will push from the rear but uncouple at Gallitzin and return to East Altoona for yet another helper/pusher run up "The Mountain."
Photo Date:  9/22/1965  Upload Date: 12/28/2019 10:06:48 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 8663(RSD12) PRR 8675(RSD12) PRR 8655(RSD12) PRR 8676(RSD12)
Views:  90   Comments: 0
PRR RSD12 #8676
Title:  PRR RSD12 #8676
Description:  PRR 8676 sits by the engine house at the Camden yard along with PRR 8603. No photograpaher listed for this photo.
Photo Date:  3/1/1966  Upload Date: 10/13/2017 8:23:40 AM
Location:  Camden, NJ
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 8676(RSD12) PRR 8603(RS3)
Views:  350   Comments: 1


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