K4 1361


There is controversy and confusion about efforts to restore this famous PRR locomotive. It had a short return to steam in the 1980s but its boiler went cold again after a breakdown in 1988. Unsuccessful efforts to restore it to running condition started in 1996. Various predictions about success and failure have swirled around the railroad community ever since. I don’t know if this is definitive, but here’s an optimistic report from yesterday’s Altoona Mirror.



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