PRR 9819, EF-15A, 1966 Editors Pick!        
Horseshoe Curve-1966. Here is an original photo that I took at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania, during mid-May of 1966. Shown here is PRR engine #9819 and another unit whose number is not legible. Both locomotives were built by EMD. #9819 is an EF-15A built in 1951 and rated at 1,500 horsepower. They are pulling a smokin' eastbound coal train around the Horseshoe Curve and down the Allegheny Mountains to Altoona and points East.
Date: 5/21/1966 Location: ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA Views: 1166 Collection Of:   Thomas C. Ayers
Locomotives: PRR 9819(F7A)    Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
PRR 9819, EF-15A, 1966
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  PRR: Horseshoe Curve ~ May 1966 (2)
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Alan Page General How can anyone not be a Pennsy fan after seeing scenes like this?! Way to hang on to the inclined ballast and cinders for a fabulous shot, Thomas! 7/9/2016 5:02:23 PM
Mike Maskel General NICE SHOT 7/10/2016 10:45:51 AM
Fred Stuckmann General What a sweetie. Congrats sir. 10/2/2016 11:04:44 PM

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