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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:BLW DR6-4-2000Built As:PRR 5786A (DR6-4-2000)
Serial Number:73521Order No:
Frame Number: Built:12/1948
Notes:PRR Class BP-20.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5786(DR6-4-2000)
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"Pennsy Power Parade," Page 23, 1954
Title:  "Pennsy Power Parade," Page 23, 1954
Description:  Here is page 14 of a 15-page cover article by Walter A. Lucas entitled "Pennsy Power Parade." It was published ioriginally n the December 1954 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 23. Top Photo Caption: "Wind-tunnel test shaped silouette of these Altoona-built streamlined passenger steamers. K4s Class still runs on parts of the PRR high iron." Engine #3768 is a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during June of 1920, streamlined in 1936, and retired in October of 1953. Middle Photo Caption: "The latest thing in electric motive power is this beautiful two-unit Westinghouse job, shown leaving Philadelphia for a fast run to Patomac Yard." Engine #4996 is an E-3B built by Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton and Westinghouse during June of 1951 and retired in June of 1965. Bottom Photo Caption: "No. 5786, typical of PRR's diesel fleet, pulls out of Chicago on Eastbound run." Engine #5786 is a BP-20 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in December of 1948, rated at 2,000 horsepower, regeared and reclassified as BF-16Z, and retired in September of 1962.
Photo Date:  12/1/1954  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 2:43:13 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Roster,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 3768(4-6-2) PRR 4996(UNKNOWN) PRR 5786(DR6-4-2000)
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