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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD GP9BBuilt As:PRR 7183B (GP9B)
Serial Number:24005Order No:5570
Frame Number:5570-B9Built:11/1957
Notes:PRR Class EFS-17M; East Peoria, IL.
Other locos with this serial:  PC 3808(GP9B) PRR 3808(GP9B)
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PRR 3808, EFS-17M, c. 1967
Title:  PRR 3808, EFS-17M, c. 1967
Description:  Byerly. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Fred Byerly that was taken in East Peoria, Illinois, perhaps in 1967. Photo Caption: "EMD GP-9B #3808, 1750-hp, at East Peoria, Ill." Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #3808 and #7269. Both are EFS-17M road switchers built by GM-EMD and rated at 1,750 horsepower each. #3808 was built as number "7183-B" in November of 1957 and renumbered "3808" in preparation for the PRR-NYC merger. #7269 was built in December of 1959 and was the very last GP-9 purchased by the PRR. This photo comes from a color slide set entitled "Diesels On The Pennsylvania" that's produced and distributed by Blackhawk Films of Davenport, Iowa (819-53).
Photo Date:  9/9/1967  Upload Date: 10/28/2018 11:47:58 AM
Location:  East Peoria, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 3808(GP9B) PRR 7269(GP9)
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