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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-6-2Built As:PRR 3681 (4-6-2)
Serial Number:3506Order No:
Frame Number: Built:7/1918
Notes:PRR Class K-4s, scrapped 10/50
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 3681(4-6-2)
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"Story Of A Pacific," Page 45, 1956
Title:  "Story Of A Pacific," Page 45, 1956
Description:  Here is page two 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 45. All of the locomotives pictured here are PRR Class K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacifics" that were built in Juniata. On The Left: #3731 was built in 1920 and retired in August of 1952. Second From Left: #3681 was built in 1918 and retired in October of 1950. Third & Fourth From Left: Both are of #5495, which was built in 1928 and retired in April of 1956. Incidentally, the builder's plate depicted at the top of the page belongs to engine #5495.
Photo Date:  8/1/1956  Upload Date: 6/18/2018 1:25:30 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 3731(4-6-2) PRR 3681(4-6-2) PRR 5495(4-6-2)
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