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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-6-2Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:3471Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:PRR Class K-4S.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 1517(4-6-2)
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PRR 1517, K-4S, 1957
Title:  PRR 1517, K-4S, 1957
Description:  Coal Power. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide (converted to B&W) by an unidentified photographer that was taken in East Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 13 April 1957. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #1517, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1918 and retired in February of 1958 after 40 years of faithful service. William Nixon Collection.
Photo Date:  4/13/1957  Upload Date: 5/24/2018 5:12:02 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 1517(4-6-2)
Views:  82   Comments: 0
"A Picture Study Of The K-4S," Page 23, 1976
Title:  "A Picture Study Of The K-4S," Page 23, 1976
Description:  Here is page 23 of a 40-page booklet published by Harry P. Albrecht entitled "A Picture Study Of The K-4." First issued in October 1967, revised in September 1976. Section Caption: "On The Horseshoe Curve." Photo Caption: "No. 15 ~ Fast Mail doubleheaded westbound on the Curve. Engines 1517 and 262 ~ about 1922." Both of the locomotives pictured here are Pennsylvania Railroad K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacifics" built in Juniata. #1517 was built during May of 1918 and retired in February of 1958, while #262 was built during May of 1918 and retired in March of 1952. Partially visible at the right is the Kittanning Point Station.
Photo Date:  9/22/1976  Upload Date: 4/6/2019 10:53:51 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1517(4-6-2) PRR 262(4-6-2)
Views:  30   Comments: 0


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