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Please identify these diesel locomotives

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Please identify these diesel locomotives
Posted by daveklepper on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 4:35 AM

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Posted by SSW9389 on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 5:22 AM

Dave both locomotives are Pennsylvania Railroad Fairbanks-Morse diesels. The switcher on the left is PRR #9082 an H10-44 built as F-M serial  #10L152 in August 1949. The roadswitcher on the right is PRR #8699 an H24-66 Train Master built as F-M serial #24L897 in August 1956. The paint on the Train Master does not look that old so that may help date the photo to the later 1950s. The land in the back of the photo looks unused, no vegetation, this may be at a pit or mining operation. This is definitely not the PRR main line. 

Ed in Kentucky 

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Posted by rixflix on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 5:34 AM

PRR 9082 class FS-10 Fairbanks-Morse H10-44 

PRR 8699 class FS-24 Fairbanks-Morse H-24-66 "Trainmaster" 

Could also be culm or slag banks in PA

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Posted by daveklepper on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:19 AM

Thanks.  That is the information I needed.

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Posted by NP Eddie on Friday, May 28, 2021 11:05 PM

Dave:

I have noticed that some of your trolley photos numbers in the same font as the PRR diesels. Was that front popular in Pennsylvania?

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Posted by daveklepper on Sunday, May 30, 2021 9:08 AM

Ed, photo evidence would suggest that.  This was an aspect of Railcar Painting and lettering that should probably should have drawn my interest, but did not.

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