PRR 5765, EP-22, 1965 Editors Pick!        
Birmingham. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train near Birmingham, Pennsylvania, on 10 July 1965. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #5765, #5714, #5889, #5856, and #5867. All were built by EMD. #5765 and #5714 are EP-22's built in 1952 and rated at 2,250 horsepower each. #5889 is an EP-22 built in 1950 and rated at 2,250 horsepower. #5856 and #5867 are EP-20's rated at 2,000 horsepower each; #5856 was built in 1948, but #5867 was built in 1949. They are pulling a 48-car westbound mail/express train. This photo was taken at the stone quarry crossing, just off of State Route 453.
Date: 7/10/1965 Location: Birmingham, PA   Map Show Birmingham on a rail map Views: 1600 Collection Of:   Thomas C. Ayers
Locomotives: PRR 5765(E8A) PRR 5714(E8A) PRR 5889(E8A) PRR 5856(E7A) PRR 5867(E7A)    Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
PRR 5765, EP-22, 1965
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  PRR: Birmingham, PA ~1965-1968
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Name Type Comments Date
Jeff Williams General Great historic photo. 7/27/2016 5:43:40 PM
Alan Page General The Pennsy was big, bold, and beautiful just before the fall. Fabulous, Thomas! 7/28/2016 5:11:49 PM
Ted Krug General That's awesome, great photo! 7/29/2016 10:25:26 PM
Tom Beckett General Looking at all the photos you have posted, I never cease to be amazed at volume and variety of traffic on the Pennsy, even close to the end. 8/3/2016 2:07:51 AM

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