PRR 8581, ES-15, 1957         
Here is a duplicate 35mm color slide via Al Chione that was taken in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, on 17 August 1957. The photographer is not identified. Shown here (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #8581 and #5759. #8581 is an ES-15M built by GM-EMD in September of 1953 and rated at 1,500 horsepower. #5759 is an AFP-20 built by the American Locomotive Company as an AP-20 in December of 1947, rated at 2,000 horsepower, regeared and reclassified as an AFP-20, and retired in September of 1962 after just 15 years of revenue service. ("Stoneborobranch"; # of )
Date: 8/17/1957 Location: Lewistown, PA   Map Show Lewistown on a rail map Views: 78 Collection Of:   Thomas C. Ayers
Locomotives: PRR 8581(GP7) PRR 5759(PA1)    Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
PRR 8581, ES-15, 1957
Picture Categories: Yard This picture is part of album:  PRR: Rose ~> Classic Middle Division Action
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Joe Korienek General How sharp for an old slide picture, nice composition 9/16/2020 11:29:56 PM

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