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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:BLW RF-16ABuilt As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:75208Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:PRR Class BF-16; Altoona, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 2011(RF-16A)
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"Largest Railroad Shops," Page 15, 1978
Title:  "Largest Railroad Shops," Page 15, 1978
Description:  Here is page four of a four-page article entitled "The World's Largest Railroad Shops." It was published originally in the April 1978 issue of "Rails Northeast" magazine, page 15. Partial Caption: "These were the kiss of death for Pennsy's great fleet of steamers. #9807 leads a A-B-B-A late model F-7's into Altoona with an eastbound perishable freigh past a set of Baldwin RF-16's." Visible in the background (L to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #9807 and three other units whose numbers are not recorded. All were built by GM-EMD and rated at 1,500 horsepower each. #9807 is an EF-15A built in 1951. Partially visible in the foreground is Pennsylvania Railroad engine #2011, a BF-16 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1952 and rated at 1,600 horsepower. Photo by F.S. Gamber; taken from the 9th Street Bridge.
Photo Date:  4/1/1978  Upload Date: 11/16/2017 2:12:07 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 9807(F7A) PRR 2011(RF-16A)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
"Soliloquy Of Altoona," Page 28, 1978
Title:  "Soliloquy Of Altoona," Page 28, 1978
Description:  Here is page 13 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 28. Partial Caption: "A three-unit Shark idles at the ready track." Shown here (F to R) are Pennsylvania Railroad engines #2011 and two other units whose numbers are not recorded. #2011 is a BF-16 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1952 and rated at 1,600 horsepower. Photo by F.S. Gamber; taken from the 9th Street Bridge.
Photo Date:  4/1/1978  Upload Date: 11/16/2017 5:43:48 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  PRR 2011(RF-16A)
Views:  83   Comments: 0


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