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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD E7ABuilt As:PRR 5864 (E7A)
Serial Number:5081Order No:E864
Frame Number:E864-A9Built:2/1948
Notes:PRR Class EP-20.
Other locos with this serial:  PC 4224(E7A) PRR 5864(E7A) PRR 4224(E7A)
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PRR 4224, EP-20, 1966
Title:  PRR 4224, EP-20, 1966
Description:  Zak. Here is an original 35mm color slide by Martin S. Zak that was taken while riding in a Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train around the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, in September of 1966. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #4224 and two more E-7's whose numbers are not recorded. #4224 is an EP-20 built by GM-EMD in 1948 and rated at 2,000 HP; its original PRR number was "5864." The train is traversing the Curve on its way down the Allegheny Mountains to Altoona and points East. Also visible on the right is PRR engine #1361, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1918, retired in September of 1956, enshrined at the Curve in June of 1957, and restored for excursion service in April of 1987.
Photo Date:  9/22/1966  Upload Date: 6/9/2018 5:44:43 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4224(E7A) PRR 1361(4-6-2)
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