Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 0-4-0Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:978Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:PRR Class Q: Altoona Machine Shops, 1885.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 380(0-4-0)
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"Altoona Shops," Page 31, 1996
Title:  "Altoona Shops," Page 31, 1996
Description:  Here is page 14 of a 43-page article by James J.D. Lynch, Jr., entitled "Overview Of The History And Development Of The Pennsylvania Railroad's Altoona Shops." It was published originally in the Autumn 1996 issue of "Keystone" magazine, page 31. With two excpetions (built in Juniata), all of the locomotives pictured on this page were built in the PRR's Altoona Machine Shops. Top Left-Hand Photo: PRR engine #433, Class I, 2-8-0, "Consolidated," built in 1881, retired in March of 1904. Third Left-Hand Photo: PRR engine #129, Class Q, 0-4-0, switcher, built in 1892, sold in February of 1905. Bottom Left-Hand Photo: PRR engine #835, Class F-3C, 2-6-0, "Mogul," built in 1902, retired in November of 1926. Top Right-Hand Photo: PRR engine #380, Class Q, 0-4-0, switcher, built in 1885, rebuilt as a 0-4-0 "Tank" in September of 1897, sold in September of 1899. Second Right-Hand Photo: PRR engine #1000, Class D-13C, 4-4-0, "American," built in 1893, sold in October of 1920. Third Photo Down: PRR engine #420, 4-4-0, "American," built in Juniata as a Class L during 1895, rebuilt as a Class D-16 (with 68" driving wheels) in May of 1906, renumbered "0420" in 1918, retired in June of 1922.
Photo Date:  9/22/1996  Upload Date: 11/17/2017 7:10:57 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 433(2-8-0) PRR 129(0-4-0) PRR 835(2-6-0) PRR 380(0-4-0) PRR 1000(4-4-0) PRR 420(4-4-0)
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