PRR 8663, AS-18AM, 1966         
Waters. Here is an original telephoto view that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, during mid-February of 1966. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #8663, an unidentified unit, and #8674. All are AS-18AM's built by the American Locomotive Company in 1958 and rated at 1,800 horsepower each. They are pulling a fully-loaded coal train past SLOPE Tower, under the 24th Street Bridge, and up the Allegheny Mountains to Gallitzin and points West. This photo taken from the steps of SLOPE Tower.
Date: 2/19/1966 Location: Altoona, PA   Map Show Altoona on a rail map Views: 265 Collection Of:   Thomas C. Ayers
Locomotives: PRR 8663(RSD12) PRR 8674(RSD12)    Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
PRR 8663, AS-18AM, 1966
Picture Categories: Winter,Signal This picture is part of album:  PRR: John F. Waters' Visit ~ February 1966
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