PC "Horseshoe Curve," c. 1969         
Here is a postal card entitled "Horseshoe Curve." No Postmark. Caption On Reverse: "Eastbound locomotives passing the Pride & Joy of the P.R.R. K-4s #1361 on the world famous Horseshoe Curve." Pictured on the left is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #1361, a K-4S (4-6-2) "Pacific" built in Juniata during May of 1918 and retired in September of 1956 after 38 years of faithful service. Pictured on the right are Penn Central Railroad engines #6040 and perhaps two other units whose numbers are not recorded. #6040 is an SD-40 built (for the PRR) in February of 1966 and rated at 3,000 horsepower. The photographer's name and the date are not recorded.
Date: 8/15/1969 Location: ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA Views: 277 Collection Of:   Thomas C. Ayers
Locomotives: PC 6040(SD40) PRR 1361(4-6-2)    Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
PC "Horseshoe Curve," c. 1969
Picture Categories: Steam This picture is part of album:  USA: Horseshoe Curve Postal Cards ~ 1900-1999
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