PRR 5631, AS-10AM, 1965         
Derailment. Here is an original photo that I took of Pennsylvania Railroad locomotives in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 21 May 1965. Shown here (L to R) are the two derailed locomotives, PRR engines #5631 and #8890. Both were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1950 and rated at 1,000 horsepower each. #5631 is an AS-10AM while #8890 is an AS-10. They had just come down the Allegheny Mountains via the Horseshoe Curve with a mixed-cargo freight train when they split a switch in the 14th Street Interlocking. Because the train was going fairly slow at the time of the derailment, no one was injured seriously.
Date: 5/21/1965 Location: Altoona, PA   Map Show Altoona on a rail map Views: 715 Collection Of:   Thomas C. Ayers
Locomotives: PRR 5631(RS1) PRR 8890(S4)    Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
PRR 5631, AS-10AM, 1965
Picture Categories: Signal,Wreck This picture is part of album:  PRR: Altoona, PA ~ Derailment ~ 21 May 1965
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scott crotwell General Nice album. 10/20/2016 6:36:40 AM

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