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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, c. 1956
Title:  PRR 9701, BF-15A, c. 1956
Description:  Oil Power. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide showing (L to R) Pennsylvania Railroad engine #9701 and a "Shark" B-unit whose road number is not recorded. Both were built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works. #9701 is a BF-15A constructed in April of 1950, rated at 1,500 horsepower, and retired in February of 1965 after just 15 years of revenue service. The photographer's name, the exact date, and the location are not recorded.
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:  410   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:  939   Comments: 1


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