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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:EMD F7ABuilt As:PRR 9697 (F7A)
Serial Number:7587Order No:E1080
Frame Number:E1080-A14Built:4/1949
Notes:PRR Class EH-15.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 9697(F7A)
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"Soliloquy Of Altoona," Page 19, 1978
Title:  "Soliloquy Of Altoona," Page 19, 1978
Description:  Here is page four of a 15-page article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Soliloquy Of Altoona." It was published originally in the April 1978 issue of "Rails Northeast" magazine, page 19. Partial Caption: "A pair of F-3's (9696 & 9697) drift into the yards after making the descent off the mountain." Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9696 and #9697. Both are EH-15's built by GM-EMD in 1949 and rated at 1,500 horsepower each. Photo by F.S. Gamber; taken from the 9th Street Bridge.
Photo Date:  4/1/1978  Upload Date: 11/16/2017 1:23:42 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  PRR 9696(F7A) PRR 9697(F7A)
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