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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-6-2Built As:PRR 5399 (4-6-2)
Serial Number:3924Order No:
Frame Number: Built:8/1924
Notes:PRR Class K-4S; With Poppet Valves.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5399(4-6-2)
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PRR Locomotive Roster, Page 64, OCT 1941
Title:  PRR Locomotive Roster, Page 64, OCT 1941
Description:  Here is page 30 of a 34-page article (in five installments) entitled "Locomotives Of the Pennsylvania." It was published originally in the October 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 64. Shown here is the PRR's poppet-valve equipped engine #5399, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1924 and retired in November of 1953.
Photo Date:  10/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/15/2018 6:07:21 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5399(4-6-2)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
PRR 5399, K-4S, 1941
Title:  PRR 5399, K-4S, 1941
Description:  Here is a photo of Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5399, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1924 and retired in November of 1953. It was published originally in the October 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 64. (#3,200)
Photo Date:  10/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 3:55:39 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5399(4-6-2)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
"Poppet-Valve Pacific," Page 65, 1941
Title:  "Poppet-Valve Pacific," Page 65, 1941
Description:  Here is page one of a four-page article entitled "Poppet-Valve Pacific." It was published originally in the October 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 65. This article concerns the installation and testing of poppet valves on Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5399, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1924 and retired in November of 1953.
Photo Date:  10/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 3:46:50 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5399(4-6-2)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
"Poppet-Valve Pacific," Page 66, 1941
Title:  "Poppet-Valve Pacific," Page 66, 1941
Description:  Here is page two of a four-page article entitled "Poppet-Valve Pacific." It was published originally in the October 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 66. This article concerns the installation and testing of poppet valves on Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5399, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1924 and retired in November of 1953.
Photo Date:  10/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 3:49:26 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5399(4-6-2)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
"Poppet-Valve Pacific," Page 67, 1941
Title:  "Poppet-Valve Pacific," Page 67, 1941
Description:  Here is page three of a four-page article entitled "Poppet-Valve Pacific." It was published originally in the October 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 67. This article concerns the installation and testing of poppet valves on Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5399, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1924 and retired in November of 1953.
Photo Date:  10/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 3:51:32 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5399(4-6-2)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
"Poppet-Valve Pacific," Page 68, 1941
Title:  "Poppet-Valve Pacific," Page 68, 1941
Description:  Here is page four of a four-page article entitled "Poppet-Valve Pacific." It was published originally in the October 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 68. This article concerns the installation and testing of poppet valves on Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5399, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1924 and retired in November of 1953.
Photo Date:  10/1/1941  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 3:53:44 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5399(4-6-2) SR 1380(4-6-2)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
PRR 5399, K-4S, c. 1946
Title:  PRR 5399, K-4S, c. 1946
Description:  Here is the third of ten Pennsylvania Railroad steam locomotive portraits; it was taken by an unidentified photographer. Shown here is PRR engine #5399, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1924, rebuilt with Poppet Valves and a front-end throttle in 1939, and retired in November of 1953. The date and the location are approximations.
Photo Date:  8/15/1946  Upload Date: 4/13/2018 1:42:26 AM
Location:  Englewood, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5399(4-6-2)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
"Story Of A Pacific," Page 55, 1956
Title:  "Story Of A Pacific," Page 55, 1956
Description:  Here is page 12 of a 15-page cover article by Frederick Westing entitled "This Is The Story Of A Pacific ~ The World's Greatest." It was published originally in the August 1956 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 55. Both of the locomotives in the top two photos are PRR Class K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacifics" that were built in Juniata. Top Photo: #5399 was built in 1924, rebuilt with oscillating cams by Lima Locomotive Works in 1939, and retired in November of 1953. Middle Photo: #3847 was built in 1923, rebuilt with rotary cam poppet valves, and retired in November of 1953. (See separate article entitled "Poppet-Valve Pacific" which was published originally in the October 1941 issue of "Railroad" magazine, pages 65-68.)
Photo Date:  8/1/1956  Upload Date: 6/18/2018 1:57:58 AM
Location:  Englewood, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Steam,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5399(4-6-2) PRR 3847(4-6-2)
Views:  120   Comments: 0


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