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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:BLW DR6-4-2000Built As:PRR 5779A (DR6-4-2000)
Serial Number:73514Order No:
Frame Number: Built:10/1948
Notes:PRR Class BP-20.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5779(DR6-4-2000)
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"Largest Locomotive Fleet," Page 45, 1964
Title:  "Largest Locomotive Fleet," Page 45, 1964
Description:  Here is page eight of an 11-page article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "All About America's Largest Locomotive Fleet." It was published originally in the April 1964 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 45. Photo Caption: "From enginehouse to ready track moves K-4 replacement 5779, a 2000 h.p. Baldwin passenger cab unit assigned to New York & Long Branch and based at South Amboy, N.J., scene of this shot." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5779, a BP-20 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower.
Photo Date:  4/1/1964  Upload Date: 10/3/2017 2:30:46 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5779(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
"Trains" Magazine, February 1979
Title:  "Trains" Magazine, February 1979
Description:  Here is a photo taken by Mr. D.O. Jones. It was published originally in the February 1979 issue of "Trains" magazine, pages 42-43. Partial Caption: "In times past, diesels then commomplace but now revered in memory did the honors on the Long Branch. In June 1960 at Red Bank, we see . . . Pennsy BP-20-class passenger Shark 5779 on a race special for Monmouth Park." #5779 is a BP-20 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in October of 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower.
Photo Date:  2/2/1979  Upload Date: 4/5/2018 5:22:08 AM
Location:  Red Bank, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5779(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  339   Comments: 0


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