|Here is page two of a 15-page article by Bert Pennypacker entitled "Soliloquy Of Altoona." It was published originally in the April 1978 issue of "Rails Northeast" magazine, page 17. Partial Caption: "K-4s #3872 accelerates a passenger train out of Altoona for points east." Shown here is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #3872, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during June of 1923 and retired in April of 1958 after 35 years of faithful service. Photo by F.S. Gamber; taken from the 9th Street Footbridge.
Altoona, PA Map
Thomas C. Ayers
Author: Thomas C. Ayers
|Picture Categories: Bridge,Steam,Passenger
|| This picture is part of album: PRR: Pennypacker ~> "Soliloquy Of Altoona"