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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-6-2Built As:PRR 1737 (4-6-2)
Serial Number:2825Order No:
Frame Number: Built:5/1914
Notes:PRR Class K-4S; Juniata; 1914.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 1737(4-6-2) PRR 3750(4-6-2)
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PRR "New Type Passenger Locomotive," K-4S, 1925
Title:  PRR "New Type Passenger Locomotive," K-4S, 1925
Description:  Here is a postal card entitled "Pennsylvania Railroad New Type Passenger Locomotive." Postmarked: 28 March 1925. Caption On Reverse: "Type K-4s Passenger Locomotive." #1737 is a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during May of 1914, renumbered "3750" in 1956, and retired in February of 1960 after 46 years of faithful service. Note the boiler-tube pilot, the piston rod extension, the bell cord, as well as the original-style electric headlight. #1737 is the original K-4S.
Photo Date:  3/28/1925  Upload Date: 9/23/2018 1:32:55 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 1737(4-6-2)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
"Story Of A Pacific," Page 46, 1956
Title:  "Story Of A Pacific," Page 46, 1956
Description:  Here is page three of a 15-page cover article by Frederick Westing entitled "This Is The Story Of A Pacific ~ The World's Greatest." It was published originally in the August 1956 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 46. Both photos are of PRR engine #1737, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1914, renumbered "3750" in 1956, and retired in February of 1960. #1737 is the original K-4S.
Photo Date:  8/1/1956  Upload Date: 6/18/2018 1:28:51 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1737(4-6-2)
Views:  89   Comments: 0
"Story Of A Pacific," Page 47, 1956
Title:  "Story Of A Pacific," Page 47, 1956
Description:  Here is page four of a 15-page cover article by Frederick Westing entitled "This Is The Story Of A Pacific ~ The World's Greatest." It was published originally in the August 1956 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 47. Both photos are of PRR engine #1737, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1914, renumbered "3750" in 1956, and retired in February of 1960. #1737 is the original K-4S.
Photo Date:  8/1/1956  Upload Date: 6/18/2018 1:31:55 AM
Location:  Northumberland, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1737(4-6-2)
Views:  83   Comments: 0
"Story Of A Pacific," Page 52, 1956
Title:  "Story Of A Pacific," Page 52, 1956
Description:  Here is page nine of a 15-page cover article by Frederick Westing entitled "This Is The Story Of A Pacific ~ The World's Greatest." It was published originally in the August 1956 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 52. Both of the locomotives pictured here are PRR Class K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacifics" that were built in Juniata. Top Photo: #1737 was built during 1914, renumbered "3750" in 1956, and retired in February of 1960. Bottom Photo: #5495 was built during 1928 and retired in April of 1956.
Photo Date:  8/1/1956  Upload Date: 6/18/2018 1:48:23 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 5495(4-6-2) PRR 1737(4-6-2)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
"Pennsy Pacifics," Page 24, 1965
Title:  "Pennsy Pacifics," Page 24, 1965
Description:  Here is page four of an eight-page article by Fred Westing entitled "The Great Days of Steam and the Glory of Pennsy Pacifics." It was published originally in the March 1965 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 24. Top Photos: Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #3750, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1920. This locomotive has been restored and is now on exhibit at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg, Pennsylvania. Bottom Photo: Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #1737, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1914. It is pictured at Bay Head Junction, New Jersey.
Photo Date:  3/1/1965  Upload Date: 7/17/2016 10:45:21 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 1737(4-6-2) PRR 3750(4-6-2)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
PRR 1737
Title:  PRR 1737
Description:  Number on Keystone says 3750
Photo Date:  5/1/1972  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 11:48:52 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Dave Schumacher
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 1737(4-6-2)
Views:  162   Comments: 3
"World Famous," Page 53, 1973
Title:  "World Famous," Page 53, 1973
Description:  Here is page 53 of a 64-page booklet published by Harry P. Albrecht entitled "World Famous Horseshoe Curve, Altoona, Pennsylvania Railroad." It was issued originally during September of 1973. Top Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #1737, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1914. Bottom Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #1752, an L-1S (2-8-2) "Mikado" built in Juniata during 1914 and retired in December of 1948.
Photo Date:  9/22/1973  Upload Date: 5/29/2017 10:13:13 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 1752(2-8-2) PRR 1737(4-6-2)
Views:  108   Comments: 0
"Power To Burn," Page 58, 1976
Title:  "Power To Burn," Page 58, 1976
Description:  Here is page 58 of a 96-page monograph entitled "Power To Burn: Smoke, Steam, & Cinders" that was edited by James M. Shafer and published during 1976. Partial Caption: "The year was 1914, and the employees of the Juniata Locomotive Shops gathered to have their photograph taken with the first K-4 the day it left the Shops." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #1737, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during May of 1914, renumbered "3750" in 1956, and retired in February of 1960 after 46 years of faithful service.
Photo Date:  8/29/1976  Upload Date: 3/3/2019 7:24:36 PM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 1737(4-6-2)
Views:  16   Comments: 0
PRR 1737 live steam model
Title:  PRR 1737 live steam model
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/11/2016  Upload Date: 6/12/2016 8:03:20 PM
Location:  Schuylkill Haven, PA
Author:  Kevin Painter
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 1737(4-6-2)
Views:  89   Comments: 0
PRR no. 1737 plate
Title:  PRR no. 1737 plate
Description:  This is one of the builders plates from the prototype K4s pacific no. 1737. In the 1950s, 3750 was renumbered to 1737 because the original 1737 had deteriorated so much that it would be impossible to preserve. The original 1737 was scrapped and 3750 took its place wearing its numberboards and builders plates.
Photo Date:  9/8/2018  Upload Date: 10/28/2018 7:37:18 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Harry Warren
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 3750(4-6-2) PRR 1737(4-6-2)
Views:  75   Comments: 0


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