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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:FM ERIE-ABuilt As:PRR 9456A (ERIE-A)
Serial Number:L1108Order No:
Frame Number:Built:11/1947
Notes:PRR Class FF-20.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 9456(ERIE-A)
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"Modern Power For Today's Trains: 1949," Page 9
Title:  "Modern Power For Today's Trains: 1949," Page 9
Description:  Here is page nine of a 22-page booklet published by the Pennsylvania Railroad entitled "Modern Power For Today's Trains: 1949." It was issued originally during July of 1949. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #9456 and two more units whose numbers are not recorded. All are FF-20's built by Fairbanks-Morse and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #9456 was built in November of 1947 and retired in January of 1963 after just 16 years of revenue service.
Photo Date:  7/1/1949  Upload Date: 7/14/2020 7:02:55 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 9456(ERIE-A)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
"Pictorial Review Of Progress: 1953," Page 3
Title:  "Pictorial Review Of Progress: 1953," Page 3
Description:  Here is page three of a 22-page booklet published by the Pennsylvania Railroad entitled "A Pictorial Review Of Progress On The Pennsylvania." It was issued originally in March of 1953. Top Photo, Partial Caption: "This is the New York-Washington-St. Louis 'St. Louisan' crossing the Little Juniata River in central Pennsylvania." Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5901 and another unit whose number is not recorded. Both are EP-20's built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5901 was built in September of 1945 and is presently on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg. Bottom Photo: Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #9456 and two more units whose numbers are not recorded. All are FF-20's built by Fairbanks-Morse and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #9456 was built in November of 1947 and retired in January of 1963.
Photo Date:  3/1/1953  Upload Date: 7/15/2020 1:27:18 PM
Location:  Birmingham, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A) PRR 9456(ERIE-A)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
PRR 9456, FF-20, c. 1954
Title:  PRR 9456, FF-20, c. 1954
Description:  AHC. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken at the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, c. 1954. The photographer is not identified. Shown here are four diesel-electric locomotives climbing the Allegheny Mountains and rounding the Curve with a Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train bound for Pittsburgh and points West. In the lead are helper engines #9456 and another unit whose number is not recorded. Both are FF-20's built by Fairbanks-Morse and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #9456 was built in November of 1947 and retired in January of 1963; it's the first unit of its class owned by the PRR. Behind them are PRR engines #5857 and another unit whose number is not recorded. Both are EP-20's build by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5857 was constructed in February of 1948.
Photo Date:  8/15/1954  Upload Date: 5/26/2021 11:42:52 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 9456(ERIE-A) PRR 5857(E7A)
Views:  50   Comments: 0
PRR 9456, FF-20, 1961
Title:  PRR 9456, FF-20, 1961
Description:  Mann. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken near Enola, Pennsylvania, in September of 1961. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engine #9456 and another "FF" Class unit whose road number is not recorded. Both were built by Fairbanks-Morse and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #9456 was built in November of 1947 and retired in January of 1963 after just 16 years of revenue service.
Photo Date:  9/22/1961  Upload Date: 9/18/2021 6:35:37 AM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 9456(ERIE-A)
Views:  35   Comments: 0


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