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Another view from ground level of a PRR EP20
Title:  Another view from ground level of a PRR EP20
Description:  Wish I knew the number of the locomotive and whether it was pulling the Spirit of St. Louis or Jeffersonian
Photo Date:  6/6/1950  Upload Date: 1/13/2011 10:58:16 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  PRR E7(E7A)
Views:  1072   Comments: 1
PRR EP20 at ground level Union Station
Title:  PRR EP20 at ground level Union Station
Description:  Taken during the day we toured the upgraded Spirit of St. Louis or Jeffersonian
Photo Date:  6/6/1950  Upload Date: 1/13/2011 10:57:01 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  PRR E7(E7A)
Views:  959   Comments: 1
PRR EP 20 arrives with the Jeffersonian
Title:  PRR EP 20 arrives with the Jeffersonian
Description:  Hard to read those PRR numbers on their diesels
Photo Date:  3/3/1951  Upload Date: 12/29/2010 3:08:25 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR E7(E7A)
Views:  1485   Comments: 0
Snapping the First Class
Title:  Snapping the First Class
Description:  No.25 - The Duquesne - with a pair of U25C helpers and three E units with 22 cars and healthy head-end traffic is coming out of Scotch Run Curve at MP 241 on this first day of September, 1966 at a time when renumbering of locomotives had begun for the pending Penn-Central merger. PRR helpers on the point were referred to as "snappers". Note the lead E unit still has its trainphone antennas.
Photo Date:  9/1/1966  Upload Date: 10/11/2012 12:47:54 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Rick Erben
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  PRR 6514(U25C) PRR 6516(U25C) PRR 4206(E7A) PRR 4117B(E7B) PRR 4276(E8A)
Views:  2037   Comments: 2
PRR E7A 4208 and PRR E8A 4262 - Pennsylvania RR
Title:  PRR E7A 4208 and PRR E8A 4262 - Pennsylvania RR
Description:  Two EMD E units are heading up this passenger train. PRR 4208 was first delivered as one of the 5800 numbered units, it was renumbered after PRR 2-10-0 #4208 was retired. Note the lack of a Pennsy stripe on the lead unit but a solid one on the trailing unit. Date and location unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1966  Upload Date: 1/31/2013 10:49:51 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4208(E7A) PRR 4262(E8A)
Views:  768   Comments: 3
PRR 4212
Title:  PRR 4212
Description:  (Date approximate)
Photo Date:  1/25/1969  Upload Date: 5/28/2012 7:22:55 PM
Location:  East Altoona, PA
Author:  Robert Farkas
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PC 4212(E7A) PRR 4212(E7A)
Views:  918   Comments: 5
PRR 4219 - Pennsylvania RR
Title:  PRR 4219 - Pennsylvania RR
Description:  A crew member is climbing down from the cab of this unit. Delivered to PRR as #5859 but renumbered after PRR 2-10-0 was retired. James LaRue has helped narrow the time and location (see comments below)
Photo Date:  6/6/1968  Upload Date: 1/31/2013 10:49:56 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4219(E7A)
Views:  482   Comments: 2
PRR 4224, EP-20, 1966
Title:  PRR 4224, EP-20, 1966
Description:  Zak. Here is an original 35mm color slide by Martin S. Zak that was taken while riding in a Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train around the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, in September of 1966. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #4224 and two more E-7's whose numbers are not recorded. #4224 is an EP-20 built by GM-EMD in 1948 and rated at 2,000 HP; its original PRR number was "5864." The train is traversing the Curve on its way down the Allegheny Mountains to Altoona and points East. Also visible on the right is PRR engine #1361, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during 1918, retired in September of 1956, enshrined at the Curve in June of 1957, and restored for excursion service in April of 1987.
Photo Date:  9/22/1966  Upload Date: 6/9/2018 5:44:43 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4224(E7A) PRR 1361(4-6-2)
Views:  320   Comments: 0
PRR 4230, EP-20, 1966
Title:  PRR 4230, EP-20, 1966
Description:  Chione. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken near Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, on 21 October 1966. The photographer is not identified. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #4230 and three more "EP" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD. #4230 is an EP-20 built in April of 1949 as number "5870," rated at 2,000 horsepower, and renumbered "4230" in 1966. They have just emerged from the New Portage Tunnel with an eastbound passenger train, and are on the way down the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Altoona, Harrisburg, and points East. The bridge the train is crossing passes over the westbound New Portage Branch just before it merges with the main line.
Photo Date:  10/21/1966  Upload Date: 7/7/2018 9:58:26 AM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Tunnel,Bridge,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4230(E7A)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
PRR E7a 4230
Title:  PRR E7a 4230
Description:  Location & photographer unknown
Photo Date:  7/1/1968  Upload Date: 11/22/2017 4:29:41 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author: 
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4230(E7A)
Views:  173   Comments: 1
PRR E7A 4233 - Pennsylvania RR
Title:  PRR E7A 4233 - Pennsylvania RR
Description:  Delivered as #5873, it was renumbered after PRR 2-10-0 was retired. A solid Pennsy stripe is clearly present on this unit but missing on the trailing unit. James LaRue has helped narrow the time and location (see comment below)
Photo Date:  1/1/1969  Upload Date: 1/31/2013 10:49:58 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4233(E7A)
Views:  439   Comments: 5
PRR
Title:  PRR
Description:  With the westbound "Fort Pitt" (date approximate)
Photo Date:  9/2/1967  Upload Date: 1/2/2017 6:49:35 PM
Location:  Canton, OH
Author:  Robert Farkas
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4234(E7A)
Views:  297   Comments: 4
PRR 4234
Title:  PRR 4234
Description:  Westbound "Fort Pitt" at the PRR passenger station in Canton, Ohio (Date approximate)
Photo Date:  11/24/1967  Upload Date: 6/11/2015 9:24:45 PM
Location:  Canton, OH
Author:  Robert Farkas
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 4234(E7A)
Views:  507   Comments: 2
PRR 4241
Title:  PRR 4241
Description:  (Date unknown)
Photo Date:  5/24/1969  Upload Date: 1/2/2017 6:45:59 PM
Location:  Marion, OH
Author:  Robert Farkas
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 4241(E7A)
Views:  185   Comments: 3
PRR 5840
Title:  PRR 5840
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/14/1964  Upload Date: 10/24/2019 12:31:01 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  bert reinshmidt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5840(E7A)
Views:  108   Comments: 1
PRR 8661, AS-18AM, c. 1960
Title:  PRR 8661, AS-18AM, c. 1960
Description:  Chione. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken near Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, perhaps during 1960. The photographer is not identified. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #8661, #5841, and two more E-7's whose numbers are not recorded. #8661 is an AS-18AM built by the American Locomotive Company in January of 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower. #5841 is an EP-20 built by GM-EMD in August of 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They are pulling a passenger train up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve, and are about to pass through one of the tunnels at Gallitzin on their way to Pittsburgh and points West. Visible in the foreground is the westbound connecting track to the New Portage Branch.
Photo Date:  10/9/1960  Upload Date: 12/18/2018 10:26:05 AM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Tunnel,Signal,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 8661(RSD12) PRR 5841(E7A)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
PRR 5841
Title:  PRR 5841
Description:  An unknown amateur photographer caught this 1946 EMD E7A unit pulling a string of varnish near South Amboy, NJ.
Photo Date:  8/1/1965  Upload Date: 11/5/2015 6:14:22 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  PRR 5841(E7A)
Views:  429   Comments: 1
PRR 5841, EP-20, 1996
Title:  PRR 5841, EP-20, 1996
Description:  Extra Board. Here is a photo that was published originally in Mr. Dan Cupper's 1996 monograph entitled "The Pennsylvania Railroad: Its Place In History 1846-1996," page 15. The photographer is not identified. Partial Caption: "On February 19, 1949, mail train No. 11 rear-ended standing M1a-class steam engine No. 6737 and a cabin car near Burgettstown, Pa., on the Pittsburgh-St. Louis main line." Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #6737 and #5841. #6737 is an M-1A (4-8-2) "Mountain" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during 1930 and retired in August of 1955. #5841 is an EP-20 built by GM-EMD in August of 1947, rated at 2,000 horsepower, and renumbered "4241" in 1966.
Photo Date:  1/1/1996  Upload Date: 1/6/2018 2:04:42 AM
Location:  Burgettstown, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Wreck,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5841(E7A) PRR 6737(4-8-2)
Views:  354   Comments: 0
PRR 5841
Title:  PRR 5841
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/25/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 12:27:56 AM
Location:  Whiting, IN
Author:  Ryan Kertis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5841(E7A)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
PRR 5842, EP-20, 1966
Title:  PRR 5842, EP-20, 1966
Description:  12th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during March of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5842, a unit whose number is not recorded, and #5760. All were built by EMD. #5842 is an EP-20 built in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. #5760 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. They are pulling a westbound passenger train under the 12th Street Bridge and are about to stop in front of the Altoona Station. During this stop, not only will passengers get off or board the train, but both engine and train crews will change as well.
Photo Date:  3/21/1966  Upload Date: 10/18/2016 3:17:30 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5842(E7A) PRR 5760(E8A)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
PRR 5760, EP-22, 1966
Title:  PRR 5760, EP-22, 1966
Description:  12th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during March of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5842, a unit whose number is not recorded, and #5760. All were built by EMD. #5842 is an EP-20 built in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. #5760 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. Along with their westbound passenger train, they have stopped in front of the Altoona Station. During this stop, not only will passengers get off or board the train, but both engine and train crews will change as well. Visible in the distance is the 17th Street Bridge, as well as three other PRR locomotives; the one in the middle is engine #6513, which will serve as this train's helper up the Allegheny Mountains.
Photo Date:  3/21/1966  Upload Date: 10/18/2016 3:19:26 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Bridge,Station,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5842(E7A) PRR 5760(E8A)
Views:  274   Comments: 0
PRR 6513, GF-25A, 1966
Title:  PRR 6513, GF-25A, 1966
Description:  12th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during March of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #6513 and #5842. #6513 is a GF-25A built by General Electric in 1965 and rated at 2,500 horsepower. #5842 is an EP-20 built in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. In this photo, #6513 is in the process of coupling with #5842 to help pull the passenger train up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Gallitzin ~ whereupon #6513 will uncouple and return to Altoona for yet another helper/pusher run up the Mountains. Note the railroader on the other side of the tracks, who will couple all of the necessary hoses.
Photo Date:  3/21/1966  Upload Date: 10/18/2016 3:21:35 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5842(E7A) PRR 6513(U25C)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
PRR 6513, GF-25A, 1966
Title:  PRR 6513, GF-25A, 1966
Description:  12th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during March of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #6513 and #5842. #6513 is a GF-25A built by General Electric in 1965 and rated at 2,500 horsepower. #5842 is an EP-20 built in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. Their crews are waiting for orders to proceed with their passenger train up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Gallitzin, whereupon #6513 will uncouple and return to Altoona for yet another helper/pusher run up the Mountains. Visible in the distance are the 12th Street Bridge and two of the original PRR 12th Street Car Shop buildings.
Photo Date:  3/21/1966  Upload Date: 10/18/2016 4:04:50 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 6513(U25C) PRR 5842(E7A)
Views:  193   Comments: 1
PRR 6513, GF-25A, 1966
Title:  PRR 6513, GF-25A, 1966
Description:  12th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during March of 1966. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #6513 and #5842. #6513 is a GF-25A built by General Electric in 1965 and rated at 2,500 horsepower. #5842 is an EP-20 built in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. Their crews have received orders to proceed with their passenger train up the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve to Gallitzin, whereupon #6513 will uncouple and return to Altoona for yet another helper/pusher run up the Mountains. Visible on the right is a portion of one of the original PRR 12th Street Car Shop buildings.
Photo Date:  3/21/1966  Upload Date: 10/18/2016 4:06:37 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5842(E7A) PRR 6513(U25C)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
PRR 5843, EP-20, 1951
Title:  PRR 5843, EP-20, 1951
Description:  Altoona Action. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken at the Passenger Station in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 13 July 1951. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5843 and another E-7A whose number is not recorded. Both were built by GM-EMD. #5843 is an EP-20 built in August of 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They are passing under the 12th Street Footbridge, and are about to come to a stop both to change crews and discharge/pick-up passengers at the Station. Also visible are an eastbound mixed-cargo freight train a couple of tracks over and portions of the PRR's 12th Street Car Shops.
Photo Date:  7/14/1951  Upload Date: 6/23/2018 1:59:39 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5843(E7A)
Views:  298   Comments: 0
PRR 5843, EP-20, 1966
Title:  PRR 5843, EP-20, 1966
Description:  Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, during April of 1966. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5843 and two E-8's whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD. #5843 was built in August of 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. In this context, they're awaiting their next passenger run to Pittsburgh and points West. ("LouisFols"; #24 of 31)
Photo Date:  4/16/1966  Upload Date: 6/24/2019 9:05:00 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Station
Locomotives:  PRR 5843(E7A)
Views:  74   Comments: 1
PRR 5844, EP-20, 1953
Title:  PRR 5844, EP-20, 1953
Description:  WST. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken just West of Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 30 August 1953. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5844 and two more "E" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. #5844 is an EP-20 built by GM-EMD in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. They are pulling an 11-car passenger train down the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve and are about to pass under the 24th Street Bridge on their way to Altoona, Harrisburg, and points East. Note that the "B" unit still sports a very-weathered version of its original livery: DGLE or "Dark Green Locomotive Enamel."
Photo Date:  8/30/1953  Upload Date: 4/28/2018 4:12:29 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5844(E7A)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
PRR "Passenger Units," 1955
Title:  PRR "Passenger Units," 1955
Description:  Here is a postal card entitled "Passenger Units." No Postmark. Caption On Reverse: "Pennsylvania Railroad's E-7 unit number 5844 and sister E-7 unit await assignment at Chicago's Passenger Yard in May of 1955." Both engines are EP-20's built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5844 was built during August of 1947.
Photo Date:  5/5/1955  Upload Date: 1/26/2019 10:25:52 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5844(E7A)
Views:  82   Comments: 0
"'Slimming' The PRR," Page 11, 1958
Title:  "'Slimming' The PRR," Page 11, 1958
Description:  Here is page two of a three-page article entitled "'Slimming' The PRR For More Efficient Operation." It was published originally in the January-February 1958 issue of "Pennsy" magazine, page 11. Top Right Photo: Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad gasoline-powered Maintenance-of-Way motor car #7252. Bottom Right Photo: Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #5844, an EP-20 built by EMD in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower.
Photo Date:  1/1/1958  Upload Date: 3/18/2017 11:20:18 PM
Location:  Derry, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 5844(E7A)
Views:  255   Comments: 0
PRR 5866, EP-20, 1964
Title:  PRR 5866, EP-20, 1964
Description:  Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken in South Amboy, New Jersey, during November of 1964. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5845, #5866, and several other E-7's whose numbers are not recorded. All are EP-20's built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5845 was built in August of 1947, while #5866 was built in March of 1949. Produced and distributed by Krone & Co. ("LouisFols"; #25 of 31)
Photo Date:  11/14/1964  Upload Date: 6/20/2019 2:23:06 AM
Location:  South Amboy, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5845(E7A) PRR 5866(E7A)
Views:  95   Comments: 1
Horseshoe Curve Souvenir, Plate 13, 1952
Title:  Horseshoe Curve Souvenir, Plate 13, 1952
Description:  Here is the thirteenth of 18 photos by Fred McLeod that are included in a souvenir brochure entitled "Horseshoe Curve; Pennsylvania Railroad; Altoona, Pa." Photo Caption: "Worm's Eye View of No. 32." Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5846 and another E-7 "A" unit whose number is not recorded. Both are EP-20's built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5846 was built in August of 1947. They are rounding the Curve with "The St. Louisan," and will soon stop in Altoona on their way to Harrisburg and points East.
Photo Date:  8/23/1952  Upload Date: 2/5/2019 12:27:45 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5846(E7A)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
PRR 5847, EP-20, 1959
Title:  PRR 5847, EP-20, 1959
Description:  FSF. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during September of 1959. The photographer is not identified. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5847 and two more "EP" Class units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD. #5847 is an EP-20 built during August of 1947, rated at 2,000 horsepower, and retired in June of 1964 after just 17 years of revenue service. They are about to pass under the 4th Street Footbridge with a passenger train, and will soon stop at the Altoona Station on their way to Pittsburgh and points West.
Photo Date:  9/22/1959  Upload Date: 3/16/2018 1:39:15 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5847(E7A)
Views:  405   Comments: 0
PRR 5848, EP-20, c. 1949
Title:  PRR 5848, EP-20, c. 1949
Description:  AHC. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken at the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, perhaps during 1949. The photographer is not identified. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5848 and a "B" unit whose number is not recorded. Both are EP-20's built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5848 was built during August of 1947. They are pulling a passenger train down the Allegheny Mountains and around the Curve on their way to Altoona, Harrisburg, and points East. The date is an approximation.
Photo Date:  8/15/1949  Upload Date: 11/28/2018 2:20:58 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5848(E7A)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
PRR 5703, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5703, EP-22, 1965
Description:  Brickyard. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train at the Brickyard Crossing in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 18 July 1965. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #5703, #5862-B, and #5848. All were built by EMD. #5703 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. #5862-B and #5848 are EP-20's and rated at 2,000 horsepower each; #5862-B was built in 1948, but #5848 was built in 1947. They are pulling an 18-car eastbound passenger train and will soon stop at the Passenger Station in Altoona. At that point, not only will passengers exit and board the train, but both engine and train crews will change.
Photo Date:  7/18/1965  Upload Date: 8/17/2016 6:47:50 PM
Location:  Altoona(Brickyard), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5703(E8A) PRR 5862-B(E7B) PRR 5848(E7A)
Views:  315   Comments: 0
PRR 5848, EP-20, 1965
Title:  PRR 5848, EP-20, 1965
Description:  Oil Power. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken near East St. Louis, Illinois, in November of 1965. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5848 and two other "E" units whose numbers are not recorded. #5848 is an EP-20 built by GM-EMD in August of 1947, rated at 2,000 horsepower, and renumbered "4119" in 1966.. Note that the mammoth "Gateway Arch To The West" is still under construction.
Photo Date:  11/14/1965  Upload Date: 6/30/2018 11:35:47 PM
Location:  East St. Louis, IL
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5848(E7A)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
PRR 5849, EP-20, 1949
Title:  PRR 5849, EP-20, 1949
Description:  Here is a photo by an unidentified photographer that was taken in Saint Louis, Missouri, on 1 August 1949. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5849 and #5868. Both are EP-20's built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5849 was built in August of 1947, while #5868 was built in April of 1949. Note the steam locomotive at the far right. Raymond C. Laws Collection; #4 of 10.
Photo Date:  8/1/1949  Upload Date: 3/16/2019 10:56:43 PM
Location:  St. Louis, MO
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Signal
Locomotives:  PRR 5849(E7A) PRR 5868(E7A)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
PRR 5849, EP-20, 1957
Title:  PRR 5849, EP-20, 1957
Description:  TRB. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide by an unidentified photographer that was taken at the Rockville Bridge near Marysville, Pennsylvania, on 20 October 1957. In this photo, a westbound Pensylvania Railroad passenger train meets an eastbound freight at the western end of the Bridge as David's Mountain guards the far shore of the Susquehanna River. All of the locomotives pictured here were built by GM-EMD. At the right (L to R) are engines #5849 and two more "EP" Class units whose numbers are not recorded; #5849 is an EP-20 built in August of 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. At the left (R to L) are engines #9662 and another "EF" Class unit whose number is not recorded; #9662 is an EF-15A built in February of 1950 and rated at 1,500 horsepower. Richard R. Wallin Collection.
Photo Date:  10/20/1957  Upload Date: 4/13/2019 12:53:58 AM
Location:  Marysville, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5849(E7A) PRR 9662(F7A)
Views:  105   Comments: 1
PRR "Pennsylvania 5849," EP-20, 1957
Title:  PRR "Pennsylvania 5849," EP-20, 1957
Description:  Here is a postal card entitled "Pennsylvania 5849." No Postmark. Caption On Reverse: "A passenger train, with E-7 5849 up front, heads west after crossing the Rockville Bridge into Marysville, Pa. A freight is ready to cross the stone arch bridge and continue east. Enola, location of the large Pennsy yard, is a short distance to the right of the photo. October 20, 1957. Photo: Richard R. Wallin Collection." #5849 is an EP-20 built by GM-EMD in August of 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. Unfortunately, the numbers of the on-coming GM-EMD F-3 freight diesels are not recorded.
Photo Date:  10/20/1957  Upload Date: 8/30/2018 3:59:11 AM
Location:  Marysville, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5849(E7A)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
PRR 5850, EP-20, 1963
Title:  PRR 5850, EP-20, 1963
Description:  24th Street. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 11 October 1963. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5850, #5803, and #5849. All were built by EMD. #5850 and #5849 are EP-20's built in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5803 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,500 horsepower. They are about to pass under the 24th Street Bridge and will shortly stop at the Altoona Passenger Station for a crew change with a 27-car mail/express train. The famous Brick Plant is visible in the right center of the photo.
Photo Date:  10/11/1963  Upload Date: 10/9/2016 12:26:29 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge
Locomotives:  PRR 5850(E7A) PRR 5803(E8A) PRR 5849(E7A)
Views:  317   Comments: 0
PRR 5849, EP-20, 1964
Title:  PRR 5849, EP-20, 1964
Description:  Tipton. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Tipton, Pennsylvania, on 12 July 1964. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engine #5849 and two others whose numbers were not recorded. All are E-7's built by EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5849 is an EP-20 built in 1947. They are pulling a 13-car eastbound passenger train. Note the on-coming freight train in the distance!
Photo Date:  7/12/1964  Upload Date: 8/24/2016 4:32:09 AM
Location:  Tipton, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5849(E7A)
Views:  154   Comments: 2
PRR E7 5849
Title:  PRR E7 5849
Description:  PRR E7 5849 at about 47th Street in Chicago, Illinois on May 9, 1965, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The E7 was built August 30, 1947 (c/n 3985) on EMD Order E745, became PRR 4209 and later PC 4209. Based on my fading memory, this is between 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM, so this could be either Train #48, The General, due out of Union Station at 4:15 PM, or it might be Train #28, The Broadway Limited, due out at 5:00 PM.
Photo Date:  5/9/1965  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 8:46:45 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5849(E7A)
Views:  1919   Comments: 1
PRR 5850, EP-20, 1956
Title:  PRR 5850, EP-20, 1956
Description:  TRB. Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken at the Rockville Bridge near Marysville, Pennsylvania, during March of 1956. The photographer is not identified. Shown here (R to L) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5850 and another "EP" Class unit whose number is not recorded. Both are EP-20's built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5850 was built in August of 1947. They are pulling a 14-car passenger train across the Bridge on their way to Altoona, Pittsburgh, and points West.
Photo Date:  3/21/1956  Upload Date: 5/27/2019 10:35:41 PM
Location:  Marysville, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5850(E7A)
Views:  71   Comments: 1
E&M Yard (1), 1963
Title:  E&M Yard (1), 1963
Description:  E&M. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Juniata E&M Shop Yard in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 10 August 1963. Shown here is the trusty turntable on the left. Beyond it are dozens of locomotives in various states of repair: from work almost finished to being cannibalized. Many makes and models are represented. Parked next to an unidentified Baldwin "Shark" in the foreground is PRR engine #5850, an EP-20 built by EMD in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower.
Photo Date:  8/10/1963  Upload Date: 9/12/2016 12:24:50 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5850(E7A)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
E&M Yard (3), 1963
Title:  E&M Yard (3), 1963
Description:  E&M. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Juniata E&M Shop Yard in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 10 August 1963. Shown here is a view even further to the right of the trusty turntable. Visible are dozens of locomotives in various states of repair: from work almost finished to being cannibalized. Many makes and models are represented. Visible on the same track to the left are PRR engines #5850 and #7071. #5850 is an EP-20 built by EMD in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. #7071 is an EFS-17M built by EMD in 1956 and rated at 1,750 horsepower. Further to the right is PRR engine #8987, a BS-12 built by Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton in 1951 and rated at 1,200 horsepower.
Photo Date:  8/10/1963  Upload Date: 9/12/2016 12:26:17 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Wreck
Locomotives:  PRR 5850(E7A) PRR 7071(GP9) PRR 8987(S12)
Views:  404   Comments: 0
PRR 5850, EP-20, 1965
Title:  PRR 5850, EP-20, 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 #5850 and #5795. Both were built by EMD. #5850 is an EP-20 built in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. #5795 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. The have coupled onto a 12-car passenger train and are awaiting orders to depart the Harrisburg Passenger Station for Altoona, Pittsburgh, and points West. The time is 4:00 P.M.
Photo Date:  3/28/1965  Upload Date: 10/23/2016 3:07:15 PM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5850(E7A) PRR 5795(E8A)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
PRR 5850, EP-20, 1965
Title:  PRR 5850, EP-20, 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 #5850 and #5795. Both were built by EMD. #5850 is an EP-20 built in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. #5795 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. They are departing the Harrisburg Station with a 12-car passenger train bound for Altoona, Pittsburgh, and points West. The time is 4:25 P.M.
Photo Date:  3/28/1965  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 2:44:55 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5850(E7A) PRR 5795(E8A)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
PRR 5795, EP-22, 1965
Title:  PRR 5795, 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 #5850 and #5795. Both were built by EMD. #5850 is an EP-20 built in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. #5795 is an EP-22 built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. They are passing under the Market Street Bridge with a 12-car passenger train bound for Altoona, Pittsburgh, and points West. The time is 4:25 P.M.
Photo Date:  3/28/1965  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 2:46:47 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  RollingStock,Bridge,Station,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  PRR 5850(E7A) PRR 5795(E8A)
Views:  284   Comments: 0
PRR 5852, EP-20, c. 1950
Title:  PRR 5852, EP-20, c. 1950
Description:  Here is an original photo by an unidentified photographer of a westbound Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train rounding the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5852 and an "EP" Class B-unit whose number is not recorded. Both were built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5852 was built in September of 1947. The date is an approximation. Roy Healey Collection; #5 of 9.
Photo Date:  8/15/1950  Upload Date: 2/25/2018 11:51:46 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 5852(E7A)
Views:  294   Comments: 0
PRR 5853, EP-20, 1948
Title:  PRR 5853, EP-20, 1948
Description:  Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide of a photo by Martin S. Zak that was taken in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, during April of 1948. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #5853 and two more E-7's whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. #5853 was built in September of 1947. In this context, they're awaiting their next passenger run to Pittsburgh and points West. Note the lack of train phone antennae.
Photo Date:  4/16/1948  Upload Date: 6/24/2019 8:54:21 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard,Station
Locomotives:  PRR 5853(E7A)
Views:  103   Comments: 1
PRR 4162, L-1S, c. 1948
Title:  PRR 4162, L-1S, c. 1948
Description:  AHC. Here is a photo by Mr. Ray E. Tobey that was taken at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #4162, #5853, and another E-7A whose number is not recorded. #4162 is an L-1S (2-8-2) "Mikado" built in Juniata during September of 1917 and retired in June of 1949. #5853 is an EP-20 built by GM-EMD in September of 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower. (As such, this photo was taken sometime between September of 1947 and June of 1949.) They're rockin' 'n' rollin' around the Curve with train #25, the westbound "Metropolitan."
Photo Date:  8/15/1948  Upload Date: 2/15/2019 9:20:41 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 4162(2-8-2) PRR 5853(E7A)
Views:  173   Comments: 0


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