Shortly after merger day, this group of GP40's was transferred to the MoPac for service in Texas, However, due to the fact that some units had over one million miles on their prime movers since overhaul and had not been rebuilt by M-K like their earlier built brothers, they were placed in storage until their leases expired with Helm Leasing (3517-3526) and GATX Leasing (3528-3540, 3542-3544). Although the Norfolk & Western Y-Class isn’t the largest steam locomotive, it was the strongest in the world while it was up and running. The Western Pacific Railroad Museum (WPRM) in Portola, California, known as the Portola Railroad Museum until January 1, 2006, is a heritage railroad and archives that preserves and operates historic American railroad equipment and preserves documents, photos and information. All 15 units are still on UP's roster holding down yard and branchline duties system wide. From the Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History by Donald B. Robertson. Details of each steam engine including the road number, name, type, driving wheel size in inches, builder, date constructed, weight, effort in horsepower, 1891 renumber, and date scrapped. This stunning level of power was necessary for this locomotive class to complete its job climbing the Allegheny Mountains’ steep grades. The GP35s were needed because of the high failure rates of the UP GP30s that had been assigned there to replace the ex-WP GP9s. Only one experimental XA Triplex was made for the Virginian Railway, and it’s unclear whether the railway actually wound up purchasing the locomotive from Baldwin. The two pages right, are from the August 1965 Western Railroader “California Western’s Super Skunk” (a pdf version available here) steam train shows the locomotive roster whilst Union Lumber Company (ULC) owned the Skunk. The sleek, Art Deco -style outer shell of the PRR S1 was designed by French-American industrial designer Raymond Loewy, whom you can see standing with his masterpiece in the photo. Master Railroad Equipment Roster . Currently, 0-6-0 steam switching locomotive #165 is under restoration. Western Pacific 165 is a 0-6-0 steam locomotive built by ALCO for the Western Pacific Railroad in November of 1919 WP 165 was actually built for the United Verde Copper Company as UVCC 87. The Yellowstone was the largest steam locomotive ever built. Western Shortline Rosters Hot! Comprehensive history of the Western Pacific's steam locomotives, passenger trains, passenger equipment, and timetables. The GS-6 is a semi-streamlined 4-8-4 Northern type steam locomotive that served the Southern Pacific Railroad from 1943 to 1958 and the Western Pacific Railroad from 1943 to 1953. Only two of the WP's GP7's have been scrapped; the remaining four have found homes in various California railroad museums. Unknown 0-4-0T : Fort Morgan, CO: Location: Fort Morgan Museum (Riverside Park - Power Plant) Status: Stored Union Pacific’s project to rebuild the Big Boy was so ambitious that it was likened to resurrecting a T-Rex! While much of the first generation power was placed in storage, most of the second-generation power continued to work over much of the new UP System, some of it in UP colors. One of the first noticeable changes occurred in early February 1983 when much of the WP's locomotive fleet was pulled out of service and placed into "temporary" storage, to be replaced by more UP Electro-Motive SD40-2s, a locomotive that has become almost as common WP's own power on the Feather River Route during the past few years. The Yellowstone also had an unusually short lifespan, often being retired after just 10 years of active use. Few machines are as impressive as locomotives, with their sleek appearance and staggering hauling power. Most of these photographs have never been published before. "The Midland Story" C&IM Publicity Booklet Historic photo booklet issued by the Chicago & Illinois Midland Railway, 1950s and earlier; includes some steam engines, rolling stock, stations, etc. Six-axle UP power became virtually the only locomotives to work the WP's mainline trains during April and May, as the remaining four-axle WP units had been assigned to branch locals or yard jobs where light rail prohibited six-axle power. Don's Rail Photos. Southern Pacific/Cotton Belt/Denver & Rio Grande Western 01/31/2001 Locomotive Roster Southern Pacific/Cotton Belt/Denver & Rio Grande Western 12/31/2001 Locomotive Roster SP Review's B-List , a listing of SP Speed Lettered Locos' plus detail variations. As for WP's three SW1500's, 1501 through 1503; all three are currently in service on the UP. Roger Puta photo. As recipient of Komen’s Outstanding Volunteer Group Award, Union Pacific has been dedicated to the cause of eradicating breast cancer for more than a decade. In addition to these "newer" EMD locomotives, the majority of WP's first generation power including the last two operating F7s, seven of the twelve GP7s, all nine GP20s and five of the EMD SW9 and NW2 switchers were all placed into "temporary" storage. NPRHA_Kit_Photos; Test55; WWANLPhotosF03; WWANLPhotosF02; WWANLPhotosF01; Site Contents. Hauck, Cornelius W., and Robert W. Richardson. The locomotive and tender are 69 feet long and weigh 293,500 pounds ready to work. Stindt edition, in English The Erie Railroad originally connected New York City with Lake Erie, and its construction was stalled several times as a result of financial troubles and slow, expensive labor. Locomotives ranging in size from 44 ton switching locomotives to a 200 ton example of the largest diesel locomotive ever built, the Western Pacific Railroad Museum has over 40 locomotives in their collection. I have also included electric locomotives for those railroads that operated them. 3532, which was sent to the UP shops at North Platte, Nebraska. Type Class Road Numbers Cylinders Driver Diameter : Boiler Pressure Locomotive Weight Tractive Effort Builder and Year: Remarks 0-6-0 O-18-b: 7474-7498 22x26 51 175 174,000 37,000 Lima, 1920 Shown on 1937 roster. Many rosters include data on predecessor lines, as well. Western Pacific Locomotive Disposition As Of September 6, 1987. Although several of WP's GP20's are still on UP property, their disposition should be forthcoming rather quickly. Explore. While they carried their original numbers onto the UP roster, they are now being renumbered to 1315, 1316 and 1317 respectively, thus being the last WP units to be renumbered on UP. It retired from regular rail service back in 1959, but Norfolk & Western kept its steam locomotives highly active until the 1960’s. Pacific Sun RR locomotive roster Author: masterphots With the demise of the Pacific Sun yesterday, thought I'd post photos of the four locomotives they rostered over their twelve years of operation. As of this writing, several U3OB's still remain on the property at Omaha pending sale for scrap. According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, Southern Pacific 2472 is a 4-6-2 Pacific type steam locomotive, SP Class P8, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, builders number 54477, for Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) in January 1921. Assisting Roger is recently retired head of Union Pacific's steam program, Steve Lee, and a large group of "Willing People" working to return Western Pacific steam to the "Feather River Route" for the first time in over 50 years. Western Pacific steam locomotives, passenger trains, and cars by Guy L. Dunscomb, 1980, G.L. The backbone of Western Pacific's fleet consisted of 59 GP40's and GP40-2's, although that number had been reduced to 56 by merger day due to three WP retirements: 3505 wrecked at Floka, Nevada on March 28, 1970; and 3527 and 3540 (the latter was former bicentennial unit 1976), both wrecked at Hayward, California on April 9, 1980. Union Pacific locomotive roster Union Pacific EMD SD70AH No. The latest of the high hoods to leave UP are GP7's 701, 703, 704 705, 706 and 710 which were sold to Mountain Diesel Transportation in July, 1987. Roger Puta photo. No ... Denver, North Western & Pacific (D&SL) R&LHS 77 Detroit & Mackinac MWR 24 Detroit & Toledo Shore Line - - The other four SW9's were all sent through UP's Omaha shop and rebuilt into SW10's; the last SW10's built by UP. CB&Q, C&S, FW&D Rosters. In a rather unprecedented move for the UP, all four were pulled from service and sold as operational units. Numerous WP facilities now sport UP shields and even the historic WP headquarters building at 526 Mission Street in San Francisco new says "Union Pacific" above the door. Union Pacific 2-8-0 steam locomotive 1930.jpg 1,020 × 642; 362 KB Union Pacific 2-8-2 steam locomotive 704.JPG 890 × 316; 78 KB Union Pacific 4-4-0 locomotive 943.jpg 724 × 482; 126 KB Wheels: 2-8-0 Builder & Date: Alco 1937 ... #4466 was built in 1920 by the Lima Locomotive Company for the Union Pacific Railroad. The six units were moved from their storage place at Ogden to the Great Western Railway in Loveland, Colorado during the first week of September. In February, these last five units were taken out of service, as were the rest of WP's General Electric power, thirteen U23Bs, and all of the unrebuilt EMD GP40s numbered in the 3517-3544 series, except for the 3532 which had just been overhauled. The Allegheny steam locomotives were built nearly exclusively for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, except for a few purchased by the Virginian Railway. Meet the Union Pacific Big Boy, a steam locomotive built to handle extremely heavy freight through the treacherous grades of the Wasatch Mountains. Grand Trunk Western 4-6-2 #5629, manufactured by American Locomotive in 1924, leads a fan trip into South Bend Union Station (Indiana) on September 17, 1967. The Western Pacific Railroad purchased seven 4-6-6-4s from the American Locomotive Company in 1938. Steam Roster A list of all steam locomotives that served on the Northern Pacific after 1907. The 902 suffered wreck damage at Hinkle, Oregon and is currently stored unserviceable at North Little Rock awaiting repairs. Great western 60. Western Pacific 94 Western Pacific 334 Copyright 2000-2020 Don Strack (except as noted on individual pages), Retired, donated to California State Railroad Museum 10/83, Rebuilt as SW10 11/29/84, in service at Salt Lake Yard, Sold to Western Cooperative Fertilizer, Calgary, Canada, Rebuilt as SW10 11/29/84, in service at Denver Yard, Retired 5/84, sold to Pielet Brothers, McCook, Illinois, Rebuilt as SW10 121/28/84; leased to PTRA at Houston, Texas, Rebuilt as SW10 12/28/84; leased to Longview Fiber (WA), Retired 9/83, donated to Heber Creeper Scenic Railroad, Retired 9/83, donated to Feather River Rail Society, Retired 4/85, sold to Mountain Diesel Transportation, Retired 3/81, sold to Levin Metals, Sacramento, Retired 4/85, donated to Feather River Rail Society, Retired 8/84, donated to Feather River Rail Society, Retired 12/84, sold to St. Louis Auto Shredding, Retired 3/85, donated to Western Railway Museum, Retired 10/83, donated to Pacific Locomotive Association, Retired 5/85, sold to PNC, resold to Iowa Interstate, Wrecked by WP at Keddie, California 5/20/70, Retired 2/84, donated to City of Elko, Nevada, Retired, donated to California State Railroad Museum 5/81, Retired, donated to Western Railway Museum, Rio Vista 8/83, Retired, donated to Pacific Locomotive Association 11/81, Retired, donated to City of Portola, California 8/83, To be renumbered UP 1315, in service at Oakland, To be renumbered UP 1316, in service at Oakland, Renumbered UP 1317, in service Los Angeles, Retired 7/83, sold to Durbano Metals, Salt Lake City, Retired 3/85, sold to St. Louis Auto Shredding, Retired 9/87, stored at North Little Rock, Arkansas, Wrecked by UP at Devils Slide, Utah 11/17/79, Stored unserviceable, North Little Rock shop, In service at Stockton; Stockton-Oroville local, Retired 10/83, donated to Feather River Rail Society, Retired 10/83, sold to Durbano Metals, Ogden, Retired 10/83, sold to St. Louis Auto Shredding, Retired 10/83, sold to Erman Corporation, Omaha, Retired 10/83, sold to Levin Metals, Sacramento, Wrecked by BN at Woodland, Washington 7/22/71, Retired 10/80, sold to Levin Metals, Sacramento, In service at Emmett, Idaho; Council Local, In service at Moscow, Idaho; Colfax Local, In service at La Grande, Oregon; Joseph Local, In service at Centralia, Washington; Hoquiam Local, In service at The Dalles, Oregon; Heppner/Condon Local, In service at Albina, Oregon; Kalama Local, In service at Portola, California; B&L Local, Returned to Helm 8/85, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3000, Returned to Helm 8/85, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3001, Returned to Helm 8/85, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3002, Returned to Helm 8/85, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3003, Returned to Helm 8/85, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3004, Returned to Helm 8/85, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3005, Returned to Helm 8/85, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3006, Returned to Helm 8/85, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3007, Returned to Helm 8/85, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3008, Returned to Helm 8/85, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3009, Wrecked by WP at Hayward, California 4/9/80, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3010, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3011, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3012, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3013, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3014, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3015, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3016, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3017, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3018, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3019, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3020, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3021, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3022, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3023, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3024, Returned to GATX 10/86, sold to CM&W; renumbered 3025, In service at Las Vegas; Boulder City Local, In service at City of Industry, California, In service at Spokane, Washington; Spokane International, In service at Houston, Texas; Coady Local, In service on AIZ2 (San Antonio to Laredo, Texas), In service at Stockton; Stockton-Oroville Local. As for WP's three SW1500's, 1501 through 1503; all three are currently in service on the UP. Grand Trunk Western O scale freight train Grand Trunk Western Pacific steam locomotive from Weaver Models. As it turns out, however, the 604 has provided extended life to another historic locomotive as it gave up its main generator to UP E9A 951 after the venerable E-unit suffered a generator failure during the California Operation Lifesaver trip earlier this year. Due to recent sales involving former WP power, we thought it might be interesting to take a look at where the WP's power is today. Union Pacific Challenger No. Interestingly, much of Grand Trunk Western's corporate existence was a financial struggle. However, on September 17th, 1927, UVCC 87 and three other sister engines were sold to the WP, becoming the WP S-34 class. This means that the locomotive had two sets of 2 wheels at the front and back, known as leading wheels and trailing wheels, along with three sets of 8 driving wheels in between. Western Pacific owned two subsidiary railroads; the motive power rosters can be viewed at the following links: Sacremento Northern; Tidewater Southern; Sources: The Western Pacific by Ken Meeker Western Pacific's Diesel Years by Joseph A. Strapac "Western Pacific roster"; Extra 2200 South (September 1968) Originally uploaded: 11 December 2013 The XA Triplex and other, similar 2-8-8-8-2 locomotives were considered to be failed experiments since many of them struggled to reach their already-low max speed of 10 MPH. The PRR Q2 weighed over a million pounds and boasted no major performance or design flaws. It retired from regular rail service back in 1959, but Norfolk & Western kept its steam locomotives highly active until the 1960’s. As of this late July writing the only WP power left running on a regularly scheduled local train are GP35s Nos. Diesel; Steam; Rolling Stock; Ferry; Wrecks; Stations & Structures; Railroadiana. Western Maryland RR. Old Sacramento SHP (Sacramento Southern Railroad) Railroad, Number, Name Type Builder Date Notes Old Sacramento SHP Locomotive Roster . Although the 3018 was retired prior to the merger, due to a clerical error UP left a renumbering slot open for it (number 796) even though there was no unit to fill the slot. Locomotive roster. Although UP numbers were assigned to these units, only a few were actually renumbered and only one unit, 3532, was repainted into yellow. (as well as being renumbered 163-166) 165, along with the other three, … While they carried their original numbers onto the UP roster, they are now being renumbered to 1315, 1316 and 1317 respectively, thus being the last WP units to be renumbered on UP. Railroad/Train images/pictures of the Portola Railroad Museum Locomotives. Today, No. Steam-powered locomotives were the first type of locomotives built, ushering in a new industrialized era with promises of more efficient cargo hauling and passenger travel. The locomotive and tender are 69 feet long and weigh 293,500 pounds ready to work. Steam Locomotives. A must-have volume for all steam and WP enthusiasts, this book contains detailed black-and-white photographs of every steam locomotive acquired by the Western Pacific over a 37-year period.. Locomotives ranging in size from 44 ton switching locomotives to a 200 ton example of the largest diesel locomotive ever built, the Western Pacific Railroad Museum has over 40 locomotives in their collection. This steam locomotive was built with a 2-8-8-8-2 wheel arrangement. Additional UP SD40-2s replaced the out of service WP units on the mainline and UP's super switcher, rebuilt SW7s now known as SW10s, took over much of the switching chores at WP's Stockton Yard. The 17 remaining GP35's are all in service including WP 3014 and WP 3020, wrecked by the WP in Reno, Nevada in a runaway on July 27, 1982. (Stored at National Guard Camp) During June, the majority of the M-K rebuilt units were sent east to the UP where they are now working light-rail branch lines and yard jobs. Albania: Albanian State Railways (standard gauge) Algeria: Chemins de Fer Algériens (metre, 1055mm, standard gauge) Société Anonyme des Mines du Zaccar (75cm gauge) Angola: Caminho de Ferro de Benguela (42in gauge) Caminho de Ferro de Luanda (42in gauge) After rebuilding, WP wrecked 3018 at Deeth, Nevada on September 12, 1980 (along with U23B 2259). The Triplex certainly carried its share of design flaws, and was not reproduced as a result. All six remaining units, currently stored at Ogden, Utah, are scheduled to be moved to Salt Lake City for removal of traction motors and other useable parts prior to being placed on the bid list for disposition. Interestingly though, it was repainted into UP's yellow and gray paint scheme "Western Pacific" lettering and the number 3532 were retained. September 2020. 94 is again in long term storage at the Western Railway Museum, in need of expensive boiler work. Our steam department is headed by Roger Stabler. Without their help, this roster would never have been possible. Great western 60. seller: merrman54 (7,489) 99.3%, location: springfield, illinois, ships to: worldwide, item: 154139345557 western pacific 2-8-2 #351 brass steam locomotive - pfm / united. Grand Trunk Western 4-6-2 #5629, manufactured by American Locomotive in 1924, leads a fan trip into South Bend Union Station (Indiana) on September 17, 1967. Click on the Locomotive Number for History and Pictures Click the Plus Sign for Additional Locomotive Specifications. The lead photo, taken on September 1, 1985, illustrates one of the final operating days of Western Pacific's sole operating steam locomotive in action pulling a single car. These locomotives were often extremely durable, with some of them even running to this day. The name “Yellowstone” was coined by the Northern Pacific Railway, the first owner of one of these powerful locomotives, in reference to their railway lines that ran past Yellowstone National Park. 4-6-6-4's are commonly known as Challengers . The Western Maryland Railway, affectionately known as the Wild Mary, was a truly fascinating carrier; condensed within a network of just 800+ miles one could witness time freights, slow coal drags, backwoods locals, and even Shay geared locomotives! Today only eight Big Boys remain, mostly on display–except for the impressive restoration that you can see in the photo. The Feather River Rail Society is home to one of the largest fleets of preserved, historic locomotives in North America. SP - Southern Pacific TNO - Texas & New Orleans Reference Sources: Alco Construction Number List (on TDS) Extra 2200 South Newsletter (April 1963) American Railway Shortline Guide (4th edition) by Edward A. Lewis; Additional information provided by: ---- So just how large can steam locomotives get? Steam Locomotives – Historical Collection Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1010 2-6-2 Baldwin 1901 Pulled 1905 Where duplex locomotives have two sets of drivers running them from within, triplex locomotives have three sets of drivers and a completely different internal design as a result. Great Western Sugar Co. No. UPRR Steam Locomotive Roster by Class and Number Compiled from Union Pacific Steam Roster by Gordon (Sandy) McCullough. The Challengers were originally designed for speedy freight service, but expanded their repertoire to occasionally include passenger transportation. The first two groups of GP40's ordered by WP, 3501-3516, were rebuilt by Morrison-Knudsen for WP in 1980 and all except for 3505 are still in service on UP. Norfolk & Western All-time Steam Locomotive Roster I would like to thank the N&W Historical Society for helping me out considerably. Initially, this power was stored at Stockton, but it has since been moved to Oroville and, finally, on to Portola, where a total of 80 mothballed WP units give the west end of the unused yard a very eerie look. On that date, the United States Supreme Court rejected legal action by various western railroads to delay the WP-MP-UP merger. GS stands for … 1140 2-6-2: Doyline, LA: Location: Red River Valley Railroad Historical Soc. WP's small switch engine fleet has made it past merger day with only one casualty so far, SW9 604, which was recently sold to Pielet Brothers in McCook, Illinois. Thus, it's only fair that I acknowledge those who have come before me and put the pieces together from which the steam rosters draw. No. Surprisingly, very few of WP's units have gone to scrap, with exception of the U3OB's, leaving the bulk of the fleet in active service on both UP as well as other operations. WP's small fleet of GP35's numbered 3001-3022, were all rebuilt by Morrison Knudsen for WP except for the following: 3007 which was wrecked by BN at Seattle on October 8, 1977; 3011 and 3016, which were wrecked by the WP at Floka, Nevada on March 28, 1970; and 3021 which was wrecked by BN at Bend, Oregon on July 16, 1971. The Burlington Route Historical Society is an organization interest in the former Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad; The added weight resulted in the need for six-wheel leading and trailing trucks to provide extra pushing power. 1140 2-6-2: Doyline, LA: Location: Red River Valley Railroad Historical Soc. The Feather River Rail Society is home to one of the largest fleets of preserved, historic locomotives in North America. The third and fourth order for GP40's were delivered during 1970 and 1971 carrying numbers 3517 through 3544. After receiving a new long hood from retired UP GP35 763, a new cab from wreck-damaged MoPac GP38-2 2031 and trucks from a retired UP GP30B, 3020 was released from Salt Lake shops in January, 1987 as UP 798, nearly five years after it was wrecked. 244), remained in service into 1983. Prior to their recent sale by owners Helm Leasing and GATX Leasing to Chicago, Missouri & Western, various units from this group had spent time on the Kyle Railroad in Kansas, MKT subsidiary Oklahoma-Kansas-Texas in Oklahoma and Soo Line. Wheels: 2-8-0 Builder & Date: Alco 1937 ... #4466 was built in 1920 by the Lima Locomotive Company for the Union Pacific Railroad. Their replacement with GP30s is inevitable as the UP is moving rapidly with plans to eliminate the WP name from all locomotives, rolling stock, buildings and bridges. 3014 was the first to be released, on June 4, 1985, as UP 793. A must-have volume for all steam and WP enthusiasts, this book contains detailed black-and-white photographs of every steam locomotive acquired by the Western Pacific over a 37-year period.. She is the only operating coal fired Union Pacific steam locomotive in the world. They had four 22" x 32" cylinders, 70" drivers, a 265 psi boiler pressure, exerted 99,600 lbs of tractive effort and weighed 590,000 pounds. Only two Union Pacific Challengers remain intact today, one of which is the impressive Union Pacific 3985. The SP originally operated from California to Utah (and various other places in the West; including a brief period in Wyoming, though t… In addition to all six GP9s and three SW9s, the only WP power remaining in service into March were the recent Morrison-Knudsen rebuilt EMD GP35s (fiften units in the 3001-3022 series) and EMD GP40s (fifteen units in the 3501-3516 series), plus No. At this time it is not known whether any more of WP's power will be repainted in this manner. 8849 leads a westbound container near Hodge, Calif., on March 1, 2014. Both of WP's last NW2's survived past merger day but were soon disposed of by donation; one to the Heber Creeper Scenic Railroad in Utah, the other to the Feather River Rail Society. Most of these photographs have never been published before. From the Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History by Donald B. Robertson. It was sold as WMRR 3 in March 1929 and sold as Green Smokeless Coal Co 1 in November 1932. I decided to make another overview of the N&W steam locomotive … Marshall W. Beecher Western Shortline Rosters is a listing of all-time diesel locomotive roster information of various shortline and regional railroads in Canada and western USA. ... PSRM Steam Locomotives. Pacific Sun RR locomotive roster Author: masterphots With the demise of the Pacific Sun yesterday, thought I'd post photos of the four locomotives they rostered over their twelve years of operation. Roster as of June 12, 2015 . (Stored at National Guard Camp) (This page printed from UtahRails.net, Copyright 2000-2020 Don Strack). 3 was built by Lima on July 18, 1912, #2563, as West Virginia Pulp & Paper Co 7. Central California Rails - Portola Railroad Museum Locomotive Roster. 94 has a strong and loyal fan base, hoping to see the Grand Old Lady operate again under steam. WP's GP40-2's, numbered 3545 through 3559, have all been renumbered and repainted into UP yellow, some with Missouri Pacific markings, some with Union Pacific markings. After The CWR was sold off #45, the current steam loco owned by the CWR, and #46, The “Super Skunk” were acquired. Steam locomotives were the most common form of locomotive in the US until they were phased out by diesel locomotives from the late '40s to the late '50s. SP #4294; the last "Cab-forward" steam locomotive of its kind. Diesel Locomotives Rupert Gamlen & Bryan Howell (updated 07/17/2019) Motorcars Roster or Spreadsheet** Rupert Gamlen (updated 03/25/2012) Stainless Equipment Names Rupert Gamlen (updated 11/03/2005) Stainless Equipment Numbers Rupert Gamlen (updated 11/03/2005) Steam Locomotives Summary Rupert Gamlen Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway No. Note: This list is not a comprehensive WP diesel disposition list. Normally UP would have stripped the locomotives of useable parts and sell what was left, as-is, where-is. California State Railroad Museum . History Locomotive 94 was built by the American Locomotive Company, Brooks works, in September 1909. From that day on, UP operating policies began to influence everyday operations on the WP. Of the 18 units rebuilt by M-K, 17 made it to UP. Precision National bought the four units and resold them to Iowa Interstate where they remain today, operating in UP paint and still carrying their UP numbers. Relatively few Yellowstone locomotives were manufactured: only 72 in total, which were divided into five different classes. Western Pacific 165 is a 0-6-0 steam locomotive built by ALCO for the Western Pacific Railroad in November of 1919 WP 165 was actually built for the United Verde Copper Company as UVCC 87. From the October 1983 issue of Pacific News, page 26: December 22, 1982 was actually the final day of WP's existence as a separate entity in the railroad world. Currently, 0-6-0 steam switching locomotive #165 is under restoration. She is the only operating coal fired Union Pacific steam locomotive in the world. While most of WP's EMD road power has survived, the General Electric U3OB's and U23B's have not fared so well. 1 . California Western Railroad (CWR) Loco Roster. Norfolk & Western kept its steam locomotives highly active, is now on display at the Virginia Museum of Transportation, the impressive PRR Q2 actually reached a full 8,000 horsepower, the PRR S2 utilized two direct-drive steam turbines, World War II resulted in light steel alloy restrictions, to occasionally include passenger transportation, prided itself on incorporating cutting-edge technologies, experimental PRR S1 was completely unique in its construction, was the largest passenger locomotive ever built, triplex locomotives have three sets of drivers, unclear whether the railway actually wound up purchasing the locomotive from Baldwin, climbing the Allegheny Mountains’ steep grades, built nearly exclusively for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, handle extremely heavy freight through the treacherous grades of the Wasatch Mountains, which were divided into five different classes, 10 Largest Industries in the United States.
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