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Part 7, page 3: Locomotives

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1978-152-3-336

date: circa 1930's

location:

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print: 8" x 10" landscape b&w

obverse data: "Gasoline Electric Unit Built By Brill Co - 1930's

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comments:

Gasoline-electric car #11


1978-152-3-337

date: 6-6-68

location: Deming, NM

photographer:

print: 3.35" x 4.25" landscape color Polaroid

obverse data:
Deming, New Mexico

reverse data:
"Parked at Deming - New Mexico 6-6-68

comments:
This locomotive reportedly was assigned to switch San Jose's Basset St. and succeeding Cahill St. depots from the late 1920's through the early 1950's. See Part 3, page 2: 1978-152-3-126

Ex San Jose switcher on display at Deming, NM


1978-152-3-338

date: circa 1881-82

location: Sacramento Shops?

photographer: Central Pacific Co.

print: 8" x 10" landscape b&w from copy negative #1432

obverse data: "Oakland Local Eng. CP236, built at Sacramento Dec. 1881, Sacto. Feb 28, 1921, #1432

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comments:
This is a builder's photo. One source reports that the engine was built in 2-82. The 1921 date shown apparently is when SP created a copy negative of the photo. By that date the loco was a much modified Brooklyn Shops switcher at Portland.

Central Pacific Oakland suburban locomotive #236


1978-152-3-339

date: circa 1910-13

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print: 3.25" x 4.25" landscape b&w postcard

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SP locomotive #1808


1978-152-3-340

date: circa 1924

location: Canby or Molalla, Oregon?

photographer:

print: 4.5" x 8" landscape b&w

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comments:
A copy of this photo in the Wx4.org Collection indicates that it was taken at Portland in 1924. At that time, however, train #56 was the mixed train that ran on the 11 mile line between Molalla and Canby, OR.

SP locomotive #2014


1978-152-3-341

date: circa 1940

location: Los Angeles area?

photographer:

print: 4.75" x 8" landscape b&w

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comments:
Other similar vintage photos of this locomotive place it in the Los Angeles area.

SP locomotive #2103


1978-152-3-342

date: circa early-mid 1940's

location: San Jose?

photographer:

print: 4.75" x 8" landscape b&w

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SP locomotive #2410


1978-152-3-343

date: circa 1927

location: Sacramento?

photographer:

print: 8" x 10"

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description:
Photo likely taken shortly after major rebuilding in 1927.

SP locomotive #2422


1978-152-3-344

date: circa 1940

location: between Oakland and Sacramento

photographer:

print: 6.25" x 10" andscape b&w

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SP locomotive #2442 pulling the Statesman


1978-152-3-345

date: circa 1950

location: Oregon?

photographer:

print: 4.75" x 8" landscape b&w attached to plate glass

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SP locomotive #2506


1978-152-3-346

date: circa 1940

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SP locomotive #3662


1978-152-3-347

date: circa 1946-50

location: Oregon

photographer:

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SP locomotive #2900


1978-152-3-348

date: circa 1946-49

location: Oregon

photographer:

print: 4.75" x 8" landscape b&w

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SP locomotive #2929


1978-152-3-349

date: circa 1950

location:

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print: 5" x 7" landscape b&w

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SP locomotive #3699


1978-152-3-350

date: circa 1940

location: San Luis Obispo?

photographer:

print: 5" x 7" portrait b&w

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comments:
#765 was a daily Pre War Los Angeles - San Francisco freight train. It appears that #3675 is waiting to be added as the "point" (front) helper engine to a second section of the train at San Luis Obispo.

SP helper locomotive #3675


1978-152-3-351

date: circa 1938-47

location: Oregon

photographer:

print: 4.75" x 8" landscape b&w

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SP locomotive #3900


1978-152-3-352

date: circa 1950

location: likely Los Angeles

photographer:

print: 4.75" x 8"

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SP locomotive #3930


1978-152-3-353

date: circa 1910-13

location: likely western Siera Nevada foothills

photographer:

print: 5" x 8" landscape b&w

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comments:
Possibly photo copied from postcard.

SP "Big Engine" #4001


1978-152-3-354

date: circa 1946-48

location: Alturas?

photographer:

print: 4.75" x 8" landscape b&w

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SP locomotive #4008


1978-152-3-355

date: circa 1950

location: Mission Bay Yard?

photographer:

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SP locomotive #4122


1978-152-3-356

date: 1928

location: Baldwin Locomotive Works, Eddystone, PA

photographer: Baldwin negative #10240

print: 8" x 10" landscape b&w

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SP locomotive #4202 builder's photo


1978-152-3-357

date: circa 1940

location: likely Roseville

photographer:

print: 8" x 10" landscape b&w

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comments:
Train #14 was the Pre War Pacific Limited. Locomotive is likely a helper, or a road engine waiting to be changed out from a smaller locomotive that brought the train from Oakland.

SP locomotive #4178 waiting for train #14


1978-152-3-358

date: circa 1940

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SP locomotive #4314 on extra passenger train


1978-152-3-359

date: circa 1955

location: likely Salinas Valley or near Gilroy

photographer:

print: 5" x 8" landscape b&w

obverse data:
"SEPT 1960"

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comments:

SP locomotive #4300 on mail train #71


1978-152-3-360

date: circa 1950

location: Bayshore roundhouse?

photographer:

print: 4.75" x 8" landscape b&w attached to plate glass

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SP locomotive #4387


1978-152-3-361

date: circa 1940

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SP locomotive #4416 on extra passenger train


1978-152-3-363

date: 1941

location: Lima Locomotive Works, OH

photographer: Lima Locomotive works

print: 6.75" x 8" landscape b&w

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SP locomotive #4436 builder's photo


1978-152-3-367

date: 1943

location: Los Angeles

photographer:

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comments:
Locomotive soon after delivery to SP. Last steam locomotive to pull an SP passnger train; preserved at St. louis Museum of Transport

SP locomotive #4460 when new


1978-152-3-368

date: 1925

location: Schenectady Locomotive Works, American Locomotive Company (ALCO)

photographer: ALCO

print: 8" x 10" landscape b&w

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SP locomotive #5000 builder's broadside photo


1978-152-3-369

date: 1925

location: Schenectady Locomotive Works, American Locomotive Company (ALCO)

photographer: ALCO

print: 8" x 10" landscape b&w

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SP locomotive #5000 builder's 3/4 photo


1978-152-3-372

date: circa 1910

location: Hobart Mills, CA

photographer:

print: 3.25" x 5.25" landscape b&w postcard

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comments:
Locomotive owned by Sierra nevada Wood & Lumber Co. This image was one of two postcard views by an unknown photograher.

"OLD No. 4" at Hobart Mills


1978-152-3-376

date: circa 1930-35

location: Spreckles, CA

photographer:

print: 3.5" x 3.75" landscape b&w

obverse data:

reverse data:
"No 3 Narrow gauge beets Spreckles"

comments:

Pajaro Valley Consolidated #3


1978-152-3-377

date: circa 1930-35

location:

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print: 3.5" x 4.5" landscape b&w

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"Spreckles Engine - Spreckles Sugar Mill - Salinas Narrow Gauge"

comments:

Pajaro Valley Consolidated #2