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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD F7ABuilt As:PRR 9690 (F3A)
Serial Number:7580Order No:E1080
Frame Number:E1080-A7Built:4/1949
Notes:PRR Class EH-15.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 9690(F7A)
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PRR 9690, EH-15, 1948
Title:  PRR 9690, EH-15, 1948
Description:  Here is the front side of a "Vanishing Vistas" postal card published by Lyman E. Cox during 1974. Photo courtesy of GM-EMD. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9690 and two more "EH" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD and rated at 1,500 horsepower each. #9690 was built as an EH-15 in April of 1949, later regeared and classified as an EF-15A, and retired in October of 1967 after just 18 years of revenue service.
Photo Date:  4/16/1948  Upload Date: 1/26/2019 3:40:18 AM
Location:  LaGrange, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 9690(F7A)
Views:  97   Comments: 2
PRR 9690, EH-15, 1948
Title:  PRR 9690, EH-15, 1948
Description:  Here is the back side of a "Vanishing Vistas" postal card published by Lyman E. Cox during 1974. Text by Robert A. Le Massena sketches early years of Pennsylvania Railroad freight diesels built by GM-EMD.
Photo Date:  4/16/1948  Upload Date: 1/26/2019 3:41:44 AM
Location:  LaGrange, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 9690(F7A)
Views:  42   Comments: 0
PRR 8661, AS-18AM, 1964
Title:  PRR 8661, AS-18AM, 1964
Description:  12th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 28 July 1964. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #8661, #8657, #8667, #9690, and #9776. #8661, #8657, and # 8667 are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. #8661 and #8667 were built in 1958, but # 8657 was built in 1957. #9690 is an EH-15 built by EMD in 1949 and rated at 1,500 horsepower. #9776 is an EF-15A built by EMD in 1951 and rated at 1,500 horsepower. They are pulling a 59-car westbound freight train with caboose #477806. They have just passed under the 12th Street Bridge and are right in front of the Altoona Passenger Station.
Photo Date:  7/28/1964  Upload Date: 8/11/2016 5:06:48 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Station
Locomotives:  PRR 8661(RSD12) PRR 8667(RSD12) PRR 9690(F7A) PRR 9776(F7A)
Views:  740   Comments: 0


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