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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD E8ABuilt As:PRR 5902 (E8A)
Serial Number:13115Order No:6181
Frame Number:6181-A15Built:3/1951
Notes:PRR Class EP-22.
Other locos with this serial:  PC 4302(E8A) PRR 5902(E8A)
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PRR 5902, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5902, EP-22, 1965
Description:  WIL-ALT-65. Here is an original photo that I took during a trip on Pennsylvania Railroad passenger trains from Wilmington to Altoona on 28 March 1965. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5709, #5856-B, and #5902. All were built by EMD. #5709 and #5902 are EP-22's rated at 2,250 horsepower each; #5709 was built in 1952, but #5902 was built in 1951. #5856-B is an EP-20 built in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They are backing-up to couple onto a 17-car passenger train from New York City heading to Altoona, Pittsburgh, and points West. The time is 5:25 P.M.
Photo Date:  3/28/1965  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 3:11:24 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5709(E8A) PRR 5856-B(E7B) PRR 5902(E8A)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
PRR 5709, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5709, EP-22, 1965
Description:  WIL-ALT-65. Here is an original (color-enhanced) time-exposure that I took during a trip on Pennsylvania Railroad passenger trains from Wilmington to Altoona on 28 March 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5709, #5856-B, and #5902. All were built by EMD. #5709 and #5902 are EP-22's rated at 2,250 horsepower each; #5709 was built in 1952, but #5902 was built in 1951. #5856-B is an EP-20 built in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They have just arrived in Altoona, and the new crew is awaiting orders to proceed with a 17-car passenger train from New York City heading to Johnstown, Pittsburgh, and points West. The time is 7:55 P.M.
Photo Date:  3/28/1965  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 3:48:44 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Night,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5709(E8A) PRR 5856-B(E7B) PRR 5902(E8A)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
PRR 5902, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5902, EP-22, 1965
Description:  Bellwood. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train at Pinecroft ~ just west of Bellwood, Pennsylvania ~ on 26 June 1965. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5902, #5857, and #5859. All were built by EMD. #5902 is an EP-22 built in 1951 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. #5857 and #5859 are EP-20's built in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. They are pulling a 12-car westbound passenger train to Altoona and Pittsburgh. The time is 1:58 P.M. Photo taken at the Riggle's Gap Bridge.
Photo Date:  6/26/1965  Upload Date: 7/27/2016 2:04:46 AM
Location:  Pinecroft, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5902(E8A) PRR 5857(E7A) PRR 5859(E7A)
Views:  322   Comments: 0


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