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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:FM ERIE-ABuilt As:PRR 9473A (ERIE-A)
Serial Number:L1141Order No:
Frame Number: Built:6/1948
Notes:PRR Class FP-20A.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 9473(ERIE-A)
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PRR 9473, FP-20A, c. 1953
Title:  PRR 9473, FP-20A, c. 1953
Description:  Here is an original photo taken by Doug C. Jones in and about Orangeville, Maryland, perhaps during 1953. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9473 and two more units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by Fairbanks-Morse and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #9473 is an FP-20A built in June of 1948 and retired in September of 1962 after just 14 years of revenue service..
Photo Date:  8/15/1953  Upload Date: 7/22/2018 3:25:03 AM
Location:  Orangeville, MD
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Yard,Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 9473(ERIE-A)
Views:  299   Comments: 0
PRR 9473, FP-20A, c. 1957
Title:  PRR 9473, FP-20A, c. 1957
Description:  AHC. Here is a photo that was taken at the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9473 and another unit whose number is not recorded. Both were built by Fairbanks-Morse and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #9473 is an FP-20A built in June of 1948 and retired in September of 1962 after just 14 years of revenue service. In this context, they're pulling a fully-loaded mineral train down the Allegheny Mountains and around the Curve on its way to the Eastbound Receiving Yards in Altoona. The photographer's name and the date are not recorded.
Photo Date:  8/15/1957  Upload Date: 8/3/2020 4:27:32 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
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Locomotives:  PRR 9473(ERIE-A)
Views:  141   Comments: 0


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