PRR 5850, EP-20, 1963         
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.
Date: 10/11/1963 Location: Altoona, PA   Map Show Altoona on a rail map Views: 394 Collection Of:   Thomas C. Ayers
Locomotives: PRR 5850(E7A) PRR 5803(E8A) PRR 5849(E7A)    Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
PRR 5850, EP-20, 1963
Picture Categories: Scenic,Bridge This picture is part of album:  PRR: Altoona Bridges ~ 24th Street
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