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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Alco-GE R-2 BoxcabBuilt As:GN 5017 (R-2 Boxcab)
Serial Number:68275Order No:510000
Frame Number: Built:0/1930
Notes:PRR Class FF-2; 1-C-C-1.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 7(R-2 Boxcab)
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PRR 7, FF-2, 1960
Title:  PRR 7, FF-2, 1960
Description:  Byerly. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide from the Fred Byerly Collection that was taken in Columbia, Pennsylvania, in 1960. Photo by Mr. Martin Zak. Photo Caption: "Pennsylvania No. 7, Class FF-2, Columbia, Pa., 1960." PRR engine #7 is an FF-2 (1-C-C-1) built by the American Locomotive Company for the Great Northern Railroad as number "5017" in March of 1930, acquired by the PRR and renumbered "7" in August of 1956, and retired in April of 1965. This photo comes from a color slide set entitled "Electric Railroading ~ Penn Central and Pennsylvania Lines" that's produced and distributed by Blackhawk Films of Davenport, Iowa (868-14).
Photo Date:  6/6/1960  Upload Date: 3/29/2018 2:56:40 AM
Location:  Columbia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 7(R-2 Boxcab)
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PRR 7, FF-2, 1960
Title:  PRR 7, FF-2, 1960
Description:  Electric Action. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken in Thorndale, Pennsylvania, on 15 July 1960. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #7, an FF-2 (1-C-C-1) built by the American Locomotive Company for the Great Northern Railroad as number "5017" in March of 1930, acquired by the PRR and renumbered "7" in August of 1956, and retired in April of 1965.
Photo Date:  7/15/1960  Upload Date: 3/10/2019 10:12:05 AM
Location:  Thorndale, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 7(R-2 Boxcab)
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"Railroad" Magazine, March 1969
Title:  "Railroad" Magazine, March 1969
Description:  Here is a photo taken by Mr. Jack Emerick. It was published originally in the March 1969 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 22. Photo Caption: "Pennsylvania's class FF-2 electric freight locos, bought from Great Northern, were in service less than a decade. No. 7 at Thorndale, Pa., February 6, 1960." PRR engine #7 is an FF-2 (1-C-C-1) built by the American Locomotive Company for the Great Northern Railroad as number "5017" in March of 1930, acquired by the PRR and renumbered "7" in August of 1956, and retired in April of 1965 after 35 years of dual-road service. Note that both pantographs are raised.
Photo Date:  3/1/1969  Upload Date: 10/30/2019 4:47:12 PM
Location:  Thorndale, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 7(R-2 Boxcab)
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