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Published by Pennsylvania Railroad Co. in Altoona, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Locomotives -- Testing.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTests of an E2A locomotive.
    StatementPennsylvania Railroad Company, Test Department.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ690 .P5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination115 p.
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23315956M
    LC Control Number11003972
    OCLC/WorldCa10957856

    Get directions, reviews and information for Juliata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, PA. OK, Pennsy People I would like your help to find the facts about an artifact that I collected years ago. While touring the old PRR shop complex in Altoona, I made a journey to the Locomotive test plant site. When I got there, the scrappers had just completed 'gutting. Jul 27,  · GE to Cut Jobs at Century-Old Locomotive Plant By. Rick Clough, Company plans to shift factory’s manufacturing work to Texas Industrial giant under investor pressure to reduce expenses Author: Rick Clough. Nov 01,  · Battery Powered Locomotive Does the Job, but Quietly By day, they drive its 1,horsepower engine as it performs its tasks in the Altoona, Pa., switchyard. The concept of a battery-driven locomotive grew out of Norfolk Southern’s concerns about operating a large, polluting, and noisy diesel within city limits. Gerhard Thelen, a.


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web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Altoona Works (also known as Altoona Terminal) is a large railroad industrial complex in Altoona, saludalmomento.club was built between and by the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) to supply the railroad with locomotives, railroad cars and related equipment.

For many years it was the largest railroad shop complex in the saludalmomento.clubing body/owner: Norfolk Southern Railway. File:Locomotive testing plant at Altoona, Penna () ().jpg Locomotive testing plant at Altoona, Penna Year: Authors: Pennsylvania Railroad.

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€ €. The Locomotive Laboratory., by University of Illinois (page images at HathiTrust) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Locomotives. Locomotive Engineering, and The Mechanism of Railways: A Treatise on The Principles and Construction of The Locomotive Engine, Railway Carriages, and Railway Plant, With Examples.

May 29,  · David Weitzman's book _Superpower The Making of a Steam Locomotive_ has a drawing of the "frame slotter" at Lima. (This book is illustrated entirely with Weitzman's superb line drawings.) Given David's stature as an industrial archeologist, I'd be confident that "frame slotter" is.

Jan 23,  · The first locomotive used in the testing plant was the Schenectady, a steam engine that Purdue ordered from Schenectady Locomotive Works in New York. Transporting and installing the locomotive in the University's testing facility was an engineering feat itself, according to. Pennsylvania Railroad Company test department; locomotive testing plant at Altoona, Penna.

Tests of an E2A locomotive, ([Altoona, ]), by Pennsylvania Railroad (page images at HathiTrust) A rudimentary treatise on the locomotive engine in all its phases: popularly described, with illustrations for students and nonprofessional men.

The locomotive testing in St. Louis resulted in a few modifications being made to the test plant to increase its efficiency before the railroad rebuilt it in the Altoona works.

The test plant as operated in Altoona required a staff of twenty-six people. The Test Department In the Twentieth Century. Oct 26,  · This is one of the coolest RR related signs I've ever seen. Juniata is a huge locomotive facility where a lot of the of engines or should I say all of the engines on Norfolk Southern's roster are serviced and where older locomotives are rebuilt into better locomotives/5(35).

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by Pennsylvania Railroad. Test Dept. Paperback | October 17, Media in category "Tests of an E2A locomotive ()" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. Locomotive testing plant at Altoona, Penna () ().jpg 2, × 1,; KB. Locomotive Testing Plant at Altoona, Penna Tests of an E2a Locomotive by Pennsylvania Railroad Test Dept Hand-Book of the Locomotive Including the Construction, Running, and Management of Locomotive Engines and Boilers; With Illustrations by Stephen Roper.

Oct 27,  · Pennsy's Altoona locomotive test plant. Posted on October 27, RELATED TOPICS: steam locomotives | structures and facilities. Pennsylvania Railroad No. -- the prototype of the road's famous class E6 Atlantics -- stands on the stationary locomotive test plant at Altoona, Pa.

The PRR installed the test plant around to. Aug 29,  · Many of you are familiar (I hope) with the PRR Test Plant that used to reside in Altoona. As part of that complex was a "treadmill", first put on display at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition inon which the PRR could run and test locomotives at speeds approaching mph without the loco ever leaving the building.

Altoona was founded by the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) in as the site for a shop and maintenance complex. Altoona was incorporated as a borough on February 6,and as a city under legislation approved on April 3,and February 8, Altoona.

One explanation of the city's name is that the word "Altoona" is a derivative of the Latin word altus, meaning "high".County: Blair County.

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Oct 01,  · Juniata Locomotive Shops. Norfolk Southern locomotive repair shops in Altoona, PA. Touring the Juniata Locomotive Shop during the N-scale National Enthusiast Convention in.

Therefore, in the early years of the 's, construction began on a new Juniata power plant building. This new power plant was built inside the shell of the existing boiler house to avoid any interruptions of all the other shops producing and repairing locomotive components.

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Instruction. Map Plan of Altoona, Tuckahoe Valley, Blair County, on the line of the Pennsylvania Rail Road, at base of Allegheny Mountain, site of principal machine and building shops of Penna.

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[illustration] The "John Bull," first Locomotive on the Camden & Amboy R. R., as originally built and named "Stevens" The first locomotive to be used on the Camden & Amboy was the "John Bull," which was built by Robert Stephenson and Co., of New Castle-on-Tyne, England. It was received by the road in August,and was put in service at.

Jul 23,  · On July 17, we had the opportunity to tour General Electric Transportation's locomotive plant in Erie, Pa. The occasion was a monthly meeting of the Western Pa. Water Pollution Control Association, which I have been a member of for 34 years.

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The K4s steam locomotive was designated as Pennsylvania's official state steam locomotive on December 18, All Railroad Symbols. The K4s steam locomotive is the quintassential train engine - a boxy, black cylinder with a short stack on top.

It was the main passenger locomotive of the Pennsylvania railroad for 30 years. PRR S2 No. Class Turbine at Altoona Shop Yards Sanding Tower T1 # at Test Plant Altoona - Pennsylvania Railroad Photographs See more railroad industry insight, commentary on today's freight railroads, passenger service (Amtrak), locomotive technology, railroad preservation and history, railfan opportunities (tourist.

PRR STATIC LOCOMOTIVE TEST MACHINE AT ALTOONA, PA. I remember reading that the PRR had a STATIC LOCOMOTIVE TEST STAND at their ALTOONA,PA shops.

I think that some tests of the T-1 DUPLEX were done on this machine and they got the engine up to mph for a specified time during those tests. Do a Goggle Search on 'Altoona Test Plant.

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More information. Aug 11,  · The entrance to the Railroaders Memorial Museum. Located in downtown Altoona, the Railroads Memorial Museum is housed in the former Master Mechanics Building of the Pennsylvania saludalmomento.club building was built in and was once an extensive testing laboratory for the railroad.

Historic American Engineering Record, C., Pennsylvania Railroad & America'S Industrial Heritage Project, S. () East Altoona Freight Locomotive Terminal, Roundhouse, Northeast of Furnace Road Bridge, Altoona, Blair County, PA.

Altoona Blair County .No city in America can claim to be as much of a railroad town as Altoona. Situated midway between the Pennsylvania Railroad's (PRR) original terminal points of Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Altoona for generations was the site of the railroad's enormous locomotive and car shops.

At the peak of operations inthe Altoona PRR shops employed about 16, workers.Pennsylvania Railroad S1 Duplex Steam Locomotive The PRR S1 class steam locomotive (nicknamed "The Big Engine") was a single experimental locomotive, the longest and heaviest rigid frame reciprocating steam locomotive ever built.

The streamlined Art Deco styled shell of the locomotive was designed by Raymond Loewy.