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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:BLW DR6-4-2000Built As:PRR 5771A (DR6-4-2000)
Serial Number:73506Order No:
Frame Number: Built:6/1948
Notes:PRR Class BP-20.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5771(DR6-4-2000)
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PRR 5771, BP-20, 1948
Title:  PRR 5771, BP-20, 1948
Description:  Oil Power. Here is a duplicate 35mm B&W slide of a photo that was taken at the Baldwin Locomotive Works plant in Eddystone, Pennsylvania, during June of 1948. The photographer is not identified. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5771 and two more units whose numbers are not recorded. All are BP-20's rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #7551 was built in June of 1948 and retired in May of 1965 after just 17 years of revenue service.
Photo Date:  6/21/1948  Upload Date: 7/18/2020 6:37:41 PM
Location:  Eddystone, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 5771(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  35   Comments: 0
"Trains" Magazine, November 1948
Title:  "Trains" Magazine, November 1948
Description:  Here is a photo taken by Mr. D. Allen Bauer. It was published originally in the November 1948 issue of "Trains" magazine, pages 8-9. Partial Caption: "What's this, the snout of a Pennsylvania T-1? No, it's the front end of PRR's new Baldwin passenger diesel, designed to suit the railroad." Shown here is PRR engine #5771, a BP-20 built in June of 1948, rated at 2,000 horsepower, and retired in May of 1965 after just 17 years of revenue service. Also of note here are two more railroad news items: "PRR extends program for new equipment" and "Baldwin gets a shot in the arm."
Photo Date:  11/1/1948  Upload Date: 10/25/2019 4:27:58 PM
Location:  Eddystone, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5771(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  44   Comments: 0
Horseshoe Curve Souvenir, Plate 16, 1952
Title:  Horseshoe Curve Souvenir, Plate 16, 1952
Description:  Here is the sixteenth of 18 photos by Fred McLeod that are included in a souvenir brochure entitled "Horseshoe Curve; Pennsylvania Railroad; Altoona, Pa." Photo Caption: "Custom Built Baldwin Passenger Diesel." Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5771 and two more "BP" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All are BP-20's built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5771 was built in June of 1948 and retired in May of 1965 after 17 years of service. This A-B-A trio is pulling a passenger train down the Allegheny Mountains and around the Curve to Altoona and points East. In this context, "custom built" means that #5771 is equipped with a rotating Mars headlight.
Photo Date:  8/23/1952  Upload Date: 2/10/2019 4:20:56 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5771(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
PRR 5771, BP-20, c.1954
Title:  PRR 5771, BP-20, c.1954
Description:  Oil Power. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide showing Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5771 and four more passenger "Sharks" whose numbers are not recorded. All are BP-20's built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5771 was built in June of 1948 and retired in May of 1965 after just 17 years of revenue service. Note the rotating "Mars" headlight. The photographer's name, the date, and the location are not recorded. Produced and distributed by FJC Products of Newport, Delaware.
Photo Date:  3/7/1954  Upload Date: 5/31/2020 9:55:39 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Winter,Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5771(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  67   Comments: 0
PRR 5771, BP-20, 1957
Title:  PRR 5771, BP-20, 1957
Description:  Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Engine Service Tracks at Meadows Yard near Kearny, New Jersey, on 27 December 1957. The photographer is not identified. Shown here is PRR engine #5771, a BP-20 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in June of 1948, rated at 2,000 horsepower, and retired in May of 1965 after just 17 years of revenue service. It's coupled with one of the PRR's wire-maintenance cars. ("Stoneborobranch"; #14 of 18)
Photo Date:  12/27/1957  Upload Date: 9/11/2020 7:06:38 AM
Location:  Kearny, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5771(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  39   Comments: 0
PRR 5771, BP-20, 1961
Title:  PRR 5771, BP-20, 1961
Description:  Chione. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken in Rahway, New Jersey, on 12 April 1961. The photographer is not identified. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5771, a BP-20 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in June of 1948, rated at 2,000 horsepower, and retired in May of 1965.
Photo Date:  4/12/1961  Upload Date: 7/25/2018 1:58:00 PM
Location:  Rahway, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5771(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  279   Comments: 1
PRR 5771, BP-20, 1961
Title:  PRR 5771, BP-20, 1961
Description:  Chione. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken in South Amboy, New Jersey, on 12 April 1961. The photographer is not identified. Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5771, a BP-20 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in June of 1948, rated at 2,000 horsepower, and retired in May of 1965. Note the MP-54 electrified commuter coach on the right.
Photo Date:  4/12/1961  Upload Date: 6/1/2018 2:14:24 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5771(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  285   Comments: 1
PRR 5771, BP-20, c. 1963
Title:  PRR 5771, BP-20, c. 1963
Description:  Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken in Sea Girt, New Jersey, perhaps during 1963. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5771 and another "Shark" whose number is not recorded. Both are BP-20's built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5771 was built in June of 1948 and retired in May of 1965 after just 17 years of revenue service. In this context, they're pulling a two-car passenger train into the Sea Girt Station. Note that the emergency access door is open; perhaps it's a sultry day in Sea Girt and the crew seeks some extra ventilation! ("LouisFols"; #11 of 31)
Photo Date:  8/15/1963  Upload Date: 6/13/2019 2:00:28 AM
Location:  Sea Girt, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5771(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  231   Comments: 1
PRR 5774, BP-20, 1964
Title:  PRR 5774, BP-20, 1964
Description:  Chione. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken in South Amboy, New Jersey, in June of 1964. The photographer is not identified. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5774 and #5771. Both are BP-20's built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5774 was built in September of 1948 and retired in August of 1964. #5771 was built in June of 1948 and retired in May of 1965.
Photo Date:  6/27/1964  Upload Date: 6/21/2018 2:18:58 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5774(DR6-4-2000) PRR 5771(DR6-4-2000)
Views:  642   Comments: 2


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