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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD E8ABuilt As:PRR 5838 (E8A)
Serial Number:13107Order No:6181
Frame Number:6181-A7Built:2/1951
Notes:PRR Class EP-22.
Other locos with this serial:  PC 4318(E8A) PRR 5838(E8A)
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PRR 5838, EP-22, 1964
Title:  PRR 5838, EP-22, 1964
Description:  WIL-ALT-64. Here is an original photo that I took during a trip on Pennsylvania Railroad passenger trains from Wilmington to Altoona on 03 July 1964. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5838, #5850-B, and #5794. All were built by EMD. #5838 is an EP-22 built in 1951 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. #5850-B is an EP-20 built in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. #5794 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. With four cars already coupled on, they are waiting to couple onto a 16-car passenger train heading to Altoona, Pittsburgh, and points West.
Photo Date:  7/3/1964  Upload Date: 9/12/2016 10:56:45 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5838(E8A) PRR 5850-B(E7B) PRR 5794(E8A)
Views:  522   Comments: 0
PRR 6309, AF-27, 1965
Title:  PRR 6309, AF-27, 1965
Description:  Sunday. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 02 May 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #6309, #5861, #5860-B, and #5838. #6309 is an AF-27 built by the American Locomotive Company in 1965 and rated at 2,750 horsepower; it is the "helper" engine in this context. #5861 and #5860-B are EP-20's built by EMD in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5838 is an EP-22 built by EMD in 1951 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. They are pulling a 13-car passenger train up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Pittsburgh and points West. This photo taken from the steps of SLOPE Tower.
Photo Date:  5/2/1965  Upload Date: 9/1/2016 12:43:18 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 6309(C628) PRR 5861(E7A) PRR 5860-B(E7B) PRR 5838(E8A)
Views:  343   Comments: 0
PRR 5838, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5838, EP-22, 1965
Description:  Sunday. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 02 May 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #6309, #5861, #5860-B, and #5838. #6309 is an AF-27 built by the American Locomotive Company in 1965 and rated at 2,700 horsepower; it is the "helper" engine in this context. #5861 and #5860-B are EP-20's built by EMD in 1948 and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5838 is an EP-22 built by EMD in 1951 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. They are passing under the 24th Street Bridge with a 13-car westbound passenger train, and are heading up the Allegheny Mountains to Pittsburgh and points West. This photo taken from the steps of SLOPE Tower.
Photo Date:  5/2/1965  Upload Date: 9/1/2016 12:45:12 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 6309(C628) PRR 5861(E7A) PRR 5860-B(E7B) PRR 5838(E8A)
Views:  214   Comments: 0


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