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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:BLW DR4-4-15Built As:PRR 9701A (DR4-4-15)
Serial Number:74442Order No:
Frame Number: Built:4/1950
Notes:PRR Class BF-15A.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 9701(DR4-4-15)
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PRR 9701, BF-15A, 1956
Title:  PRR 9701, BF-15A, 1956
Description:  Oil Power. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9701 and a "Shark" B-unit whose number is not recorded. #9701 is a BF-15A built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1950 and rated at 1,500 horsepower. The date and the location are approximations.
Photo Date:  8/15/1956  Upload Date: 2/23/2018 8:30:20 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 9701(DR4-4-15)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
PRR 9739, BF-16, 1964
Title:  PRR 9739, BF-16, 1964
Description:  4th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 23 September 1964. Shown here are PRR engines #9739, #2008-B, and #9701. All were built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works. #9739 and #2008-B are BF-16's built in 1951 and rated at 1,600 horsepower each. #9701 is a BF-15A built in 1950 and rated at 1,500 horsepower. They are stopped just short of the 4th Street Bridge, awaiting orders to pull a mixed-cargo freight train up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Gallitzin and points West. Visible on the right is Altoona's one-track loading and unloading facility for TrucTrain flatcars. Photo taken from the 4th Street Bridge.
Photo Date:  9/23/1964  Upload Date: 10/1/2016 1:28:25 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Yard,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 9739(RF-16A) PRR 2008-B(RF-16A) PRR 9701(DR4-4-15)
Views:  557   Comments: 1


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