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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD E7ABuilt As:PRR 5901 (E7A)
Serial Number:3357Order No:E671
Frame Number:E671-A2Built:9/1945
Notes:PRR Class EP-20.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 5901(E7A) PC 4201(E7A)
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Centennial History Of The PRR, Page 746, 1949
Title:  Centennial History Of The PRR, Page 746, 1949
Description:  Here is a photo from page 746 in the "Centennial History Of The Pennsylvania Railroad Company: 1846-1946" that was composed by George H. Burgess & Miles C. Kennedy and published in 1949. Photo Caption: "Diesel locomotive, used in both passenger and freight service, 1945." Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5901 and another unit whose number is not recorded. #5901 is an EP-20 built by EMD in 1945 and rated at 2,000 horsepower.
Photo Date:  4/13/1949  Upload Date: 9/7/2017 3:18:07 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
"Modern Power For Today's Trains," Front Cover, 1949
Title:  "Modern Power For Today's Trains," Front Cover, 1949
Description:  Here is the front cover of a 22-page booklet published by the Pennsylvania Railroad entitled "Modern Power For Today's Trains." It was issued originally during July of 1949. Depicted here is PRR engine #5901, an EP-20 built by EMD during 1945 pulling a modern passenger train at high speed; it was donated eventually to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
Photo Date:  7/1/1949  Upload Date: 4/21/2017 12:01:31 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
"Pictorial Review of Progress," Page 3, 1953
Title:  "Pictorial Review of Progress," Page 3, 1953
Description:  Here is page three of a 22-page booklet published by the Pennsylvania Railroad entitled "A Pictorial Review of Progress on the Pennsylvania." It was issued originally during March of 1953. Top Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #5901, an EP-20 built by EMD in 1945 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. Partial Caption: "This is the New York-Washington-St. Louis 'St. Louisan' crossing the Little Juniata River in central Pennsylvania." Bottom Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #9456, an FF-20 built by Fairbanks-Morse in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower.
Photo Date:  3/1/1953  Upload Date: 5/1/2017 2:33:05 AM
Location:  Birmingham, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A) PRR 9456(ERIE-A)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
"Pennsy Power Parade," Front Cover, 1954
Title:  "Pennsy Power Parade," Front Cover, 1954
Description:  Here is the front cover of a 15-page cover article by Walter A. Lucas entitled "Pennsy Power Parade." It was published in the November 1954 issue of "Railroad" magazine. Cover Caption: "Our front cover, painted by Herb Mott, is a modified version of [a] photo of a PRR train ~ the westbound St. Louisan ~ crossing the Little Juniata River in Central Pennsylvania." Depicted here is PRR engine #5901, an EP-20 built by EMD during 1945 pulling a period passenger train; it was donated eventually to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
Photo Date:  11/1/1954  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 12:50:12 AM
Location:  Birmingham, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
PRR E7A 5901 - Pennsylvania RR
Title:  PRR E7A 5901 - Pennsylvania RR
Description:  Almost a stark, cropped and solarized print of PRR 5901 at an unknown location and date. PRR 5901 now resides at the RR Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg, PA.
Photo Date:  1/1/1955  Upload Date: 1/31/2013 11:08:03 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  428   Comments: 3
"Modern Railroads," Page 31, 1956
Title:  "Modern Railroads," Page 31, 1956
Description:  Here is a photo from a reprint of the November 1956 issue of "Modern Railroads" magazine, page 31. Photo Caption: "Fleet leader, Pennsy's Broadway Limited, grosses $6.37 a mile, pays own way." Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5901 and two other E-7's whose numbers are not recorded. #5901 is an EP-20 built by GM-EMD in September of 1945, rated at 2,000 horsepower, and presently on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg.
Photo Date:  11/14/1956  Upload Date: 5/25/2018 2:13:58 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
PRR 5901, EP-20, c. 1960
Title:  PRR 5901, EP-20, c. 1960
Description:  Zak. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin Zak that was taken in Chicago, Illinois, perhaps during 1960. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5901 and two more "EP" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD. #5901 is an EP-20 built in September of 1945, rated at 2,000 horsepower, and presently on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg. In this context, they're departing Chicago's Union Station with a passenger train bound for New York City.
Photo Date:  4/16/1960  Upload Date: 12/2/2019 11:31:35 PM
Location:  Chicago Union Station, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  58   Comments: 1
PRR 5901 outside in the yard at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania Strasburg,Pa
Title:  PRR 5901 outside in the yard at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania Strasburg,Pa
Description:  PRR E7 painted in single strip paint scheme
Photo Date:  8/16/1988  Upload Date: 7/15/2011 5:24:44 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Kevin Lehman
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  635   Comments: 0
PRR 5901 E7A
Title:  PRR 5901 E7A
Description:  Of 428 E7A units and 82 E7B units built by EMD, PRR 5901 is the world's only surviving E7 locomotive, seen here undergoing cosmetic restoration.
Photo Date:  8/2/1990  Upload Date: 6/14/2010 8:34:27 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Jim Appleman
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  1862   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description:  Exact Date Unknown
Photo Date:  10/1/1991  Upload Date: 11/1/2009 10:00:21 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Eric Kreszl
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  609   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description:  Last surviving E7A, unit has since been moved indoors and painted in 5 stripe scheme
Photo Date:  4/2/1993  Upload Date: 1/13/2006 11:16:40 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  1119   Comments: 0
PRR 5901 inside the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Title:  PRR 5901 inside the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2003  Upload Date: 8/26/2011 3:52:43 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Kevin Lehman
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
PRR 5901 on Display
Title:  PRR 5901 on Display
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/2/2004  Upload Date: 4/25/2014 11:52:49 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  636   Comments: 0
PRR 5901 2
Title:  PRR 5901 2
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/2/2004  Upload Date: 2/11/2019 8:59:01 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  30   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description:  PRR E7A 5901
Photo Date:  7/5/2004  Upload Date: 1/10/2005 10:27:51 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Stephen Bradley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  852   Comments: 3
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/25/2004  Upload Date: 1/12/2009 10:27:44 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Brandon Kaback
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
PRR E-7
Title:  PRR E-7
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/5/2004  Upload Date: 4/27/2005 10:43:22 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Richard Chase
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  555   Comments: 1
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description:  PRR E7A 5901
Photo Date:  9/10/2005  Upload Date: 2/12/2011 12:38:30 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  David Phipps
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  309   Comments: 0
Pennsylvania E7A 5901
Title:  Pennsylvania E7A 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/16/2011 9:52:21 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Christopher Esposito
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
RR Museum of PA
Title:  RR Museum of PA
Description:  Three different PRR locomotive technologies; diesel, electric, & steam.
Photo Date:  10/24/2006  Upload Date: 10/25/2006 12:33:09 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Mike Thomas
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A) PRR 4465(E44) PRR 5741(4-6-0)
Views:  686   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/16/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 5:55:24 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  277   Comments: 1
PRR E7A #5901
Title:  PRR E7A #5901
Description:  Built by EMD in September of 1945, the restored unit at the RR Museum of Pennsylvania sports its stylish 5 pinstripe paint scheme. PRR 5901 and sister unit 5900 were the first two E7A's built and delivered to the PRR.
Photo Date:  7/16/2007  Upload Date: 6/8/2018 5:33:41 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Scenic
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  89   Comments: 0
The Display Area
Title:  The Display Area
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2007  Upload Date: 11/8/2016 6:24:02 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Nicholas Katz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Yard,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 4935(GG1) CR 2233(GP30) PRR 4465(E44) PRR 7006(GP9) PRR 5901(E7A) PPL 4094D(0-8-0F)
Views:  365   Comments: 0
The Display Area
Title:  The Display Area
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2007  Upload Date: 11/8/2016 6:19:18 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Nicholas Katz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Yard,Steam,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 94(0-4-0) PRR 7002(4-4-2) PRR 1223(4-4-0) RDG 1251(0-6-0) VT 20(2-6-0) PRR 1670(0-6-0) PRR 7006(GP9) PRR 5901(E7A) PRR 5741(4-6-0)
Views:  504   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/11/2007  Upload Date: 8/15/2007 10:08:49 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  John McCluskey
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/11/2007  Upload Date: 8/15/2007 10:25:50 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  John McCluskey
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  463   Comments: 1
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/11/2007  Upload Date: 8/15/2007 10:25:50 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  John McCluskey
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  367   Comments: 1
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/16/2007  Upload Date: 12/29/2007 10:58:21 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  John Pearson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description:  PRR E7A #5901 at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
Photo Date:  11/21/2007  Upload Date: 11/25/2007 8:34:19 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  David Foxx
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  311   Comments: 0
RR Museum of PA
Title:  RR Museum of PA
Description:  A PRR E7 (Built 1945) on display. One of the first passenger diesels delivered to the PRR.
Photo Date:  1/16/2008  Upload Date: 1/17/2008 12:10:05 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Mike Thomas
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  555   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description:  This is the the last PRR E7A. It served mainly in passenger service including commuter runs on the joint PRR-CNJ New York & Long Branch line.
Photo Date:  3/27/2008  Upload Date: 3/31/2008 6:46:14 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description:  PRR 5901 at the RR Museum of PA.
Photo Date:  4/13/2008  Upload Date: 4/19/2008 1:34:58 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Joe Hance
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  1962   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/28/2008  Upload Date: 2/21/2010 9:05:21 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  George Sillett
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/28/2008  Upload Date: 2/21/2010 9:20:46 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  George Sillett
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/7/2008  Upload Date: 7/7/2008 7:23:55 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Alex Berisha
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/9/2008  Upload Date: 7/19/2008 12:28:25 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Tom Bedwell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  2307   Comments: 13
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/9/2008  Upload Date: 7/19/2008 12:28:26 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Tom Bedwell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/2008  Upload Date: 7/14/2008 9:04:42 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Tony Krslovic
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Evolution of power.
Title:  Evolution of power.
Description:  Virginia & Truckee #20, PRR 5741 and PRR 5901
Photo Date:  7/13/2008  Upload Date: 7/24/2008 1:40:34 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  VT 20(2-6-0) PRR 5901(E7A) PRR 5741(4-6-0)
Views:  341   Comments: 1
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/13/2008  Upload Date: 7/24/2008 1:41:03 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/13/2008  Upload Date: 7/24/2008 1:41:58 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  159   Comments: 1
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/13/2008  Upload Date: 7/24/2008 1:47:07 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/13/2008  Upload Date: 7/24/2008 1:58:38 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  224   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/13/2008  Upload Date: 7/24/2008 2:02:08 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/20/2008 3:02:13 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Trey Holland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/20/2008 3:02:15 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Trey Holland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/20/2008 3:02:16 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Trey Holland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/20/2008 3:02:36 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Trey Holland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  128   Comments: 1
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/20/2008 3:02:37 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Trey Holland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
PRR 5901
Title:  PRR 5901
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/20/2008 3:02:38 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Trey Holland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5901(E7A)
Views:  160   Comments: 0


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