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Southern Pacific Locomotive No. 9, Baldwin 4-6-0, Train Rambles through the Owens Valley, California, 1940s
- Built: November 1909
Builder: Baldwin Locomotive Works - Philadelphia.
Originally built for: for the Nevada-Calif.-Oregon Railway as No. 9
Acquired by SP: September 1, 1929,
Rebuilt and put in service on the Owens Valley line Feb. 21 1930
Cylinders: 20 inch stroke, 16 inches diameter
Drive wheels: 44 inches diameter
Boiler pressure: 180 pounds
Tractive effort: 17,800 pounds
Weight: 87,150 pounds
Tender capacity: 1,800 gallons oil, 3,000 gallons water
This locomotive was put on stand-by service when the diesel electric locomotive was put in service, Oct. 1954 and was then retired after Southern Pacific abandoned the Owens Valley line. The locomotive was subsequently donated to the City of Bishop and moved to Laws for display, April 30, 1960. The silver paint at the front of the locomotive was to increase visibility.
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