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Owner: Missouri Pacific
Model:Lima 2-8-4Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:Order No:
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Notes:1930
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MP 2-10-2 #1706 & MP 2-8-4 #1920 - Missouri Pacific
Title:  MP 2-10-2 #1706 & MP 2-8-4 #1920 - Missouri Pacific
Description:  Double heading a long string of freight cars are MP 1706 & MP 1920 at the 21 Street Yard in St Louis. #1706 was originally built for the St Louis, Iron Moutnain & Southern Rwy by Alco in 1916 but acquired by MP in 1917 during the merger. It was a SF-63 class with 63" drivers and could produce a boiler pressure of 188.5 psi to deliver to its 30"x30" cylinders. It had an engine weight of 370,000 lb and a tractive effort of 68,668 lb. The last of the class was retired by 1955. MP 2-8-4 #1920 was a 1930 Lima built Berkshire but was converted to 4-8-4 75" drivers in 1940-42. Comment on the back reads "#75 running extra at 2pm". R.J. Foster, H. A Stirton collection
Photo Date:  4/1/1941  Upload Date: 5/6/2014 6:35:04 AM
Location:  St Louis, MO
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  MP 1706(2-10-2) MP 1920(2-8-4)
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