PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1966         
Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during early May of 1966. Shown here is PRR engine #8668, an AS-18AM built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,600 horsepower. It is rounding the Horseshoe Curve at the head of a westbound ore train, but will uncouple at Gallitzin and return to East Altoona for yet another run up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and back.
Date: 5/7/1966 Location: ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA Views: 129 Collection Of:   Thomas C. Ayers
Locomotives: PRR 8668(RSD12)    Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1966
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  PRR: Horseshoe Curve ~ May 1966 (1)
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