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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD SD40Built As:PRR 6089 (SD40)
Serial Number:31334Order No:7862
Frame Number:7862-50Built:3/1966
Notes:PRR Class EF-30A.
Other locos with this serial:  CR 6342(SD40) PRR 6089(SD40)
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"Triple Train Treat," Front Cover, 1967
Title:  "Triple Train Treat," Front Cover, 1967
Description:  Here is the front cover of a four-page camera study entitled "Triple Train Treat On Horse Shoe." It was published originally on the December 1967 issue of "Trains" magazine. Cover Caption: "Horse Shoe action, J.J. Young, Jr.; Baldwin 6001, H.L. Broadbelt Collection." Both westbound and eastbound hotshots flank a stalled train of empty hoppers at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve on Sunday, 14 May 1967. Heading a TrucTrain on the left is PRR engine #2358, an EF-25 built by GM-EMD in March of 1965 and rated at 2,500 HP. The nearest of two pusher engines on the stalled train is PRR engine #6089, an EF-30A built by GM-EMD in March of 1966 and rated at 3,000 HP; it's coupled to PRR N-5C cabin car #477843.
Photo Date:  12/1/1967  Upload Date: 7/22/2018 12:49:08 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  PRR 2358(GP35) PRR 6089(SD40)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
"Triple Train Treat," Page 18, 1967
Title:  "Triple Train Treat," Page 18, 1967
Description:  Here is page one of a four-page camera study entitled "Triple Train Treat On Horse Shoe." It was published originally in the December 1967 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 18. Photos by J.J. Young, Jr.; text by David P. Morgan. Top Photo: In the foreground is PRR engine #1361, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during May of 1918, retired in September of 1956, enshrined at the Curve on 8 June 1957, and restored for excursion service in April of 1987. In the background are three PRR engines pulling a westbound TrucTrain: #2358, #6517, and #6167. #2358 is an EF-25 built by GM-EMD in March of 1965 and rated at 2,500 HP. #6517 is a GF-25A built by GE in December of 1965 and rated at 2,500 HP. #6167 is an EF-36 built by GM-EMD in January of 1967 and rated at 3,600 HP. Bottom Photo: On the left is PRR engine #2358 heading the westbound TrucTrain. In the center are two pusher locomotives on the end of a stalled train; one's unidentified, the other's PRR engine #6089 ~ an EF-30A built by GM-EMD in March of 1966 and rated at 3,000 HP. Also visible is PRR N-5C cabin car #477843.
Photo Date:  12/1/1967  Upload Date: 7/22/2018 12:52:22 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 1361(4-6-2) PRR 6517(U25C) PRR 6167(SD45) PRR 2358(GP35) PRR 6089(SD40)
Views:  421   Comments: 0
"Triple Train Treat," Page 19, 1967
Title:  "Triple Train Treat," Page 19, 1967
Description:  Here is page two of a four-page camera study entitled "Triple Train Treat On Horse Shoe." It was published originally in the December 1967 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 19. Photos by J.J. Young, Jr. Bottom Left-Hand Photo: Partially visible here is the third of three PRR locomotives pulling an eastbound merchandise freight train: #6144, an EF-36 built by GM-EMD in January of 1967 and rated at 3,600 HP. Bottom Right-Hand Photo: In the center are two pusher locomotives on the end of a stalled train; one's unidentified, the other's PRR engine #6089 ~ an EF-30A built by GM-EMD in March of 1966 and rated at 3,000 HP.
Photo Date:  12/1/1967  Upload Date: 7/22/2018 12:55:11 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  PRR 6144(SD45) PRR 6089(SD40)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
"Triple Train Treat," Page 20, 1967
Title:  "Triple Train Treat," Page 20, 1967
Description:  Here is page three of a four-page camera study entitled "Triple Train Treat On Horse Shoe." It was published originally in the December 1967 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 20. Photos by J.J. Young, Jr. Top Photo: In the center are two pusher locomotives on the end of a stalled train; one's unidentified, the other's PRR engine #6089 ~ an EF-30A built by GM-EMD in March of 1966 and rated at 3,000 HP. Bottom Photo: Shown here are two PRR pusher locomotives on the end of a westbound TrucTrain: #6153 and #6065 ~ both of which were built by GM-EMD. #6153 is an EF-36 built in January of 1967 and rated at 3,600 HP, while #6065 is an EF-30A built in February of 1966 and rated at 3,000 HP.
Photo Date:  12/1/1967  Upload Date: 7/22/2018 12:58:38 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  PRR 6089(SD40) PRR 6153(SD45) PRR 6065(SD40)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
"Triple Train Treat," Page 21, 1967
Title:  "Triple Train Treat," Page 21, 1967
Description:  Here is page four of a four-page camera study entitled "Triple Train Treat On Horse Shoe." It was published originally in the December 1967 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 21. Photos by J.J. Young, Jr.; text by David P. Morgan. Top Photo: In the foreground are two pusher locomotives on the end of a stalled train; one's unidentified, the other's PRR engine #6089 ~ an EF-30A built by GM-EMD in March of 1966 and rated at 3,000 HP. In the background are two PRR pusher locomotives on the end of a westbound TrucTrain: #6153 and #6065 ~ both of which were built by GM-EMD. #6153 is an EF-36 built in January of 1967 and rated at 3,600 HP, while #6065 is an EF-30A built in February of 1966 and rated at 3,000 HP.
Photo Date:  12/1/1967  Upload Date: 7/22/2018 1:01:14 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  PRR 6089(SD40) PRR 6153(SD45) PRR 6065(SD40)
Views:  157   Comments: 0


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