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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-4-0Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:1040Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:PRR Class D-11A; Horseshoe Curve; Altoona, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 601(4-4-0)
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Centennial Issue, Page 20, 1946
Title:  Centennial Issue, Page 20, 1946
Description:  Here is photo of Pennsylvania Railroad engine #601 ~ a D-11A (4-4-0) "American" built in Altoona during 1886 and retired in July of 1907 ~ rounding the Horseshoe Curve on its way down the Allegheny Mountains to Altoona and points East. It was published in the April 1946 issue of "Trains" magazine, page 20. Photo Caption: "The old reversed photo on Horseshoe Curve shows a train typical of the 1880's on the Pennsylvania Railroad. The neat cap-stacked engines were characteristic of the road." Venerable "Milepost 242" stands guard at the far right of the photo! Photo by William H. Rau circa 1891.
Photo Date:  4/13/1946  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 5:31:53 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  PRR 601(4-4-0)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
"World Famous," Page 9, 1973
Title:  "World Famous," Page 9, 1973
Description:  Here is page nine of a 64-page booklet published by Harry P. Albrecht entitled "World Famous Horseshoe Curve, Altoona, Pennsylvania Railroad." It was issued originally during September of 1973. Shown here is PRR engine #601, a D-11A (4-4-0) "American" built in Altoona during 1886 and retired in July of 1907. Photo by William H. Rau.
Photo Date:  9/22/1973  Upload Date: 5/27/2017 2:59:27 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 601(4-4-0)
Views:  168   Comments: 0


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