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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Alco RSD15Built As:PRR 8616 (RSD15)
Serial Number:81755Order No:21025
Frame Number:Built:8/1956
Notes:PRR Class AS-24M; Altoona, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  NS 985(MT6) CR 1126(MT6) NS 857(MT6) PC 6816(RSD15) PRR 8616(RSD15)
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PRR 8616, AS-24M, 1966
Title:  PRR 8616, AS-24M, 1966
Description:  Winter Day. Here is an original telephoto view that I took of Pennsylvania Railroad locomotives in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during February of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8616 and #8614. Both are AS-24M's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1956 and rated at 2,400 horsepower each. They are passing the Altoona Passenger Station on their way back to East Altoona after making a helper/pusher run up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Gallitzin and back. Visible behind them is the PRR Test Plant building.
Photo Date:  2/3/1966  Upload Date: 10/28/2016 5:06:28 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Winter,Station,Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 8616(RSD15) PRR 8614(RSD15)
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