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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:BLW 2-10-0Built As:PRR 4271 (2-10-0)
Serial Number:56669Order No:
Frame Number:30.5X32 cylinders, 62" driversBuilt:6/1923
Notes:PRR Class I-1SA; Horseshoe Curve; Altoona, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 4271(2-10-0)
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"Horseshoe Curve Pictorial," Page 36, 2004
Title:  "Horseshoe Curve Pictorial," Page 36, 2004
Description:  Here is page eight of a 12-page camera study entitled "Horseshoe Curve Pictorial." It was published originally in the Winter 2004 issue of "Keystone" magazine, page 36. Top Photo Caption: "J-1 #6437 drifts downgrade, circa 1950." PRR engine #6437 is a J-1 (2-10-4) "Texas" built in Juniata during 1943 and retired in February of 1960. Middle Photo Caption: "I-1sa #4271 with a caboose hop, westbound, circa 1950." Photo by Bruce Fales. PRR engine #4271 is an I-1SA built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works as an I-1S during 1923, rebuilt in Juniata as an I-1SA in October of 1944, and retired in January of 1960. Bottom Photo Caption: "Double-headed K-4's (led by #5389), eastbound, with the fireman enjoying a respite, circa 1948." Photo by Bruce Fales. PRR engine #5389 is a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1924 and retired in November of 1955.
Photo Date:  12/21/2004  Upload Date: 1/6/2018 11:47:56 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 6437(2-10-4) PRR 4271(2-10-0) PRR 5389(4-6-2)
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