PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1966         
Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original telephoto view that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during early May of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #8668, #8663, #2200, #2201, #2203, and #2202. #8668 and #8663 are both AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. #2200, #2201, #2203, and #2202 are all EF-22's built by EMD in 1963 and rated at 2,250 horsepower each. They are pulling a westbound ore train. Note all of the G-39 "Ore Jennies"!
Date: 5/7/1966 Location: ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA Views: 269 Collection Of:   Thomas C. Ayers
Locomotives: PRR 8668(RSD12) PRR 2200(GP30) PRR 8663(RSD12) PRR 2201(GP30) PRR 2203(GP30) PRR 2202(GP30)    Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
PRR 8668, AS-18AM, 1966
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Tom Dethmers General What a great picture! thanks for sharing. 8/3/2016 8:59:48 PM

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