|Derailment. Here is an original photo that I took of Pennsylvania Railroad trains in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 21 May 1965. Shown here is an overall view of the derailment scene and of the clean-up activities. Visible on the left is one of the two derailed locomotives, PRR engine #8890 ~ an AS-10 built by the American Locomotive Company in 1950 and rated at 1,000 horsepower. Visible in the center are the two PRR oil-fired, steam-powered cranes working on one of the derailed cars. Visible in the distance (L to R) are the PRR Test Plant Building and the 17th Street Bridge.
Altoona, PA Map
Thomas C. Ayers
Author: Thomas C. Ayers
|Picture Categories: Bridge,Signal,Wreck
|| This picture is part of album: PRR: Altoona, PA ~ Derailment ~ 21 May 1965