Early days of the southern kansas railway of texas funnel at dickens pass a line that might have been between plainview, tx and abilene,tx. Atchison, topeka, and santa fe railway company records. I thought santa fe did not care for steam locomotives. Santa fe 2903s excellent adventure in march 1995, illinois railway museum and contractor rj corman orchestrated the movement of santa fe 484 2903 from display outside the museum of science and industry to the illinois central railroad so that the engine could join irms collection at union, il, west of chicago. Shop online for 125 santa fe model train locomotives at discounts up to 43%. As for the caboose, it served on the frisco before retiring to garvin county. This view from 1919 shows what the engineer and fireman on santa fe 482 no. It was renumbered 312l, class 300 in april 1971 and was rebuilt at cleburne as 2491, class 2417, in december 1974. Santa fe locomotives had difficulty climbing the steep grades of the raton pass on the coloradonew mexico border. Atsf 3780, 484, northern atsf 3780, 3776 class, road. M160m160 m160 by brill motorcar company, 535 hp gasolineelectric, built 1931.
Tonight, i discovered elsewhere on the internet that three atsf locomotives as listed as sunk at topeka. Its now asbestosfree and shining with a new coat of paint, and the. Steam locomotive abilene and smoky valley railroad. Details about vintage santa fe issued steam engine railroad photo. It is on display in locomotive park, located between andy devine avenue and beale street in kingman, arizona.
Starting almost as soon as the first engines were delivered a program was begun to upgrade the 3751s. The boot hill special symbolizes dodge citys lifeline to outside world, an all important railroad connection. The santa fes symbiotic kinship with the community can be seen in engine 3417. The santa fe 3751 steam locomotive blew its whistle and we are on our way. This baldwin locomotive works engine dates back to 1903, having. Why santa fe wanted to continue using steam locomotives than letting the dieselelectrics to take care of the freight trains. The eccentric laurel and hardy style comic relief on the steam locomotive might be an acquired. In response, the baldwin locomotive works of philadelphia built the largest and heaviest locomotive of its time, a 280 consolidation type tank engine. In march of 1953, the engine was working in the santa fes southern division in freight service. Atsf steam locomotive on display in coffeyville, ks. Diesel ho is the most popular of the 5 santa fe model train locomotives categories, then diesel n, and steam ho. Atchison, topeka and santa fe steam engine diagrams and. Built as the first northern type steam locomotive for the santa fe, the 3751 served in passenger duties until being retired in 1953 the locomotive was then placed on display in san bernardino, california until it. The santa fe 210102 was born out of the spirit of innovation.
With smoke pouring from the stack and the headlight ablaze, the santa fe 080 steam locomotive races through the west pulling a line of heavy duty freight cars. The locomotive engineer blew the whistle a few more times as we headed out though the bakersfield oil fields. For actual santa fe steam locomotive test results the late designs only documented in print but still not totally complete as some test runs apparently were left out at printing or were simply missing, read s. After santa fe gave up steam by january 1954 santa fe is fully dieselized. Kip farringtons the santa fes big three this is a reference to the three marvelous 2104, 484, and 464 classes of the santa fe. Shes heading up a 4day maiden excursion after years of restoration effort. This locomotive was built in 1907 and donated to the city in 1955. Locomotive 3415 was built in 1919 and was in regular service on santa fes argentine district out of kansas city. Santa fe is a 1951 american technicolor western film directed by irving pichel and starring randolph scott.
Santa fe 2926, a 1944 atchison, topeka and santa fe steam locomotive, emerges from an engine house recently constructed to protect the locomotive from weather, vandals and thieves. Atchison, topeka and santa fe railway company date. If you enjoy my videos, feel free to like, comment, and share. Santa fe 3751 return to steam dvdsanta fe 3751 return. The locomotive retired in april of 1953 and was donated to the oklahoma state fairgrounds for display. See more ideas about train, steam locomotive and locomotive. All images, information and stories are the sole property of the new mexico steam locomotive and railroad historical society. Charts and graphs related to history of the santa fe in the 1960 as told by the companys annual reports, 3rd quarter 2012 warbonnet. Rescued from that park in 2000 the giant steam locomotive is being restored to operation by the all volunteer crew of the new mexico steam locomotive and railroad historical society. Last steam locomotive run on the santa fe railroad last. Atchison, topeka and santa fe railway 3759 is a standard gauge 484 northern type steam railway locomotive built by baldwin locomotive works in 1928. Diane bacha electric locomotive steam locomotive big boy 4014 train museum union pacific railroad old trains vintage trains train art barris. Columbia pictures randolph scott stars in this 1951 columbia pictures western about the construction of the santa fe railway from atchison. Santa fe photo, squarely on the fireman side, coal tender, as delivered with 1 sand dome.
Santa fe, who had originated the 2104 type, adopted it again in 1930 with no. Santa fe links the santa fe railway historical and. Santa fe should give up steam completely and concentrating on dieselelectrics. Atsf 2542 at arkansas, ks, 42015, was built in 1911. Steam roster xclass eightwheeler mogul tenwheeler consolidation mikado santa fe texas pacific hudson mountain northern 060 switcher 080 switcher railroads builders notes diagrams form 507 1947 analysis. There is a large, in fact a very large, positive on the rails at the california state railroad museum these days. See more ideas about steam locomotive, locomotive and santa fe.
The diecast 080 locomotive by lionel accurately depicts a classic steam engine that was popular on many railroads for both mainline and switcher duties. The twostory brick santa fe railway depot, built in 1898, was completely restored in 2002. Built as the first northern type steam locomotive for the santa fe, the 3751 served in passenger duties until being retired in 1953 the locomotive was then placed on display in san bernardino. The engine to this day still makes trips, carrying passengers and other what nots along the way. Santa fe locomotives project california state railroad. After their service in the civil war, four brothers go their separate ways, but later find themselves on opposite sides of a final showdown. Today, santa fe 3751 holds the distinction of being the oldest surviving 484 type steam locomotive in the world.
Buy santa fe 1951 region 2 from amazons movies store. Atsf steam locomotive on display in coffeyville, ks author. Its taken steam locomotive santa fe 2926 17 years and a lot of help to get her party face on but shes ready to. It was a daring attempt by the atchison, topeka, and santa fe railway to improve upon its early successes with mallettype locomotives and to. This engine, the 3751 was the first of a new series of 484s called the santa fe super northerns built by the baldwin locomotive works in 1927. I have long heard that the atsf had a steam locomotive buried in the kansas river at topeka due to the devastating kaw valley flood of 1951.
A santa fe 2104 texas type steam engine on display in green bay, wisconsin. With randolph scott, janis carter, jerome courtland, peter m. Presented to the city of kingman as a historical monument by the santa fe railroad in 1967. M154 see striped front end, square radiators on top. Rescued steam engine marks 75th birthday albuquerque journal. The original 3751 had 73inch drivers and a 210 psi boiler. Santa fe steam by january 1954 classic trains magazine.219 847 1499 1405 702 1494 997 251 1259 232 400 1604 655 1053 154 524 1216 533 1172 923 1277 1289 495 654 486 1418 749 516 192 1601 907 241 333 1075 727 1117 973 675 726 889 686 70 830