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Locomotive testing plant at Altoona, Penna

Bulletins [No.5-13]

by Pennsylvania Railroad. Test Dept.

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Published by Pennsylvania Railroad Co., Test Dept. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Testing,
  • Locomotives

  • Edition Notes

    No. 5. Tests of an E2A locomotive. 1910 - No. 6. Tests with hollow brick arch. 1912 - No. 7. Tests of piston valves. 1912 - No. 8. Tests with grate area reduced, and with grates with solid ends. 1912 - No. 9. Tests of self-cleaning front ends. 1912 - No. 10. Tests of a modified class H8SB locomotive. 1914 - No. 11. Tests of a class E3SD locomotive. 1914 - No. 12. Bank versus level firing. 1914 - No. 13. Tests of smokebox superheater. 1914.

    Other titlesBulletin
    StatementPennsylvania Railroad Company, Test Department
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26315234M
    OCLC/WorldCa62684624

    The Pennsylvania Railroad's class I1s steam locomotives were the largest class of "Decapods" in the United States, with built – (Altoona: , Baldwin: ).They were the dominant freight locomotive on the system until World War II, and . Testing. After a series brief test runs following construction, the was sent to the Pennsylvania Railroad's Altoona Test Plant in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Placed on rollers without its tender, it was tested on the traction dynamometer to measure its performance, which .

    1 Forgotten Tech - Pennsylvania Railroad - Juniata Shops. Building of the railroads in the United States. Scenes from the Juniata Locomotive Shops in Altoona, Pennsylvania, serving the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR). A crane moves a casting and places it in position and driving wheels are test plant where it undergoes a test run on the dyno. - The Juniata locomotive shops are located a short distance from the eastern boundary of the city of Altoona and were erected in and Their total floor area is , acres, or acres, and the number of men employed about 1,

    ^ "Pennsylvania Railroad Company"Locomotive Testing Plant At Altoona, Penna, Bulletin Nos. 19 () and 18 () ^ Staufer, Alvin F.; Pennypacker, Bert (). Pennsy Power: Steam And Electric Locomotives of the Pennsylvania Railroad Builder: Société Alsacienne de Constructions Mécaniques. The Pennsylvania Railroad's class K29s comprised 1 experimental "Pacific" type steam ucted by Alco-Schenectady, it was given road number Although only one demonstrator was constructed, the K29s would become the basis for the highly successful K4s Pacifics and L1s lone example spent most of its life on the PRR's Pittsburgh division main line .


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Better then never, though i am quite late in start reading this one. I am. Locomotive testing plant at Altoona, Pa. no Inthe Pennsylvania Railroad dismantled the test plant and took it to Altoona and installed it in a building near Sixteenth Street especially constructed for it.

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. Pennsylvania Railroad No. -- the prototype of the road's famous class E6 Atlantics -- stands on the stationary locomotive test plant at Altoona, Pa.

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Pennsylvania Railroad management rarely was innovative, but took proven ideas and developed them fully. This can be illustrated in the use of the locomotive test plant set up for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition and moved to Altoona the next year. This facility was demolished in In following years, the Pennsylvania Railroad led the nation in the development of research and testing procedures of practical value for the railroad industry.

In a Stationary Testing Plant was installed at Altoona, after originally being installed, and used for locomotive testing, in as one of the PRR System exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St.

Louis. Known as the Altoona Works, Harry T. Sohlberg notes in his article "Horseshoe Curve" from the March, issues of Trains Magazine its roundhouse was a complete circle with 50 engine-house pits capable of storing locomotives.

There was also the Juanita Shops, Altoona Machine Shops, Altoona Car Shops, South Altoona Foundries, Test. Buy Framed picture: American Photographer, "Locomotive testing plant, Pennsylvania Railroad Laboratories, Altoona, Pennsylvania, c", 80 x 60 - Aluminium Basic M: Silver frosted: Posters & Prints - FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases.Upon arriving at Altoona, the crowd of more than 1, people toured the Juniata erecting shop, machine shop, blacksmith shop, car shops, locomotive test plant, and the South Altoona foundries.

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