Notice in the above quote stagner writes that the remaining 484s on the property i. Microscale 8764 silver microscale 87363 silver microscale 871164 white. Santa fe steam engine 3759 at locomotive park in kingman, near historic route 66. The first rebuilts 2l, 45l l was used on the a units and a was used on the b units, before the rebuild was finished all units were renumbered into the 80 class 80l87l and.
Comes complete with 4 piece train, 16 piece track, station, coaling tower, bank, sheriff office and decals. The texas type on the santa fe is by design a berkshire with an additional driving axle, as it was ordered by most railroads. Santa fe 2926 is a former atchison, topeka and santa fe railway atsf 484 northern type steam locomotive originally built in 1944 by the baldwin locomotive works. Review collected in partnership with this attraction. It took the santa fe railway, direct competitor to the union pacific on the chicagolos angeles route, to present the real future of streamliners. This cd of the sounds of santa fe steam locomotives includes 21 tracks totaling 54 minutes recorded by l. Retired in 1954, it sat in eisenhower park in abilene, kansas until april 1996. This class of locomotives were the heaviest 484s built in the united states, and among the largest. But the failure to offer careful, thorough comparisons with other superlative steam locomotives badly detracts from the authors premise that santa fes final classes of steam locomotives were the supreme examples of that form of motive power. Santa fe steam locomotive painting, lettering and detail. Santa fe steam by january 1954 classic trains magazine. Mohave county arizona kingman, historic locomotive park, route 66, arizona. Santa fe should give up steam completely and concentrating on dieselelectrics. Hobbylinc carries 12 santa fe n scale model train steam locomotives at discounts up to 35%.
The santa fe 210102 was born out of the spirit of innovation. See more ideas about santa fe, locomotive and train. Multilevel course oval includes raised bridge and switch track section. See more ideas about train, steam locomotive and locomotive.
See more ideas about santa fe, train and model trains. Classic trains magazine celebrates the golden years of railroading including the north american railroad scene from the late 1920s to the late 1970s. Santa fe 3415 is a class 3400 462 pacific type steam locomotive built in 1919 by baldwin locomotive works in philadelphia, pennsylvania for the atchison, topeka and santa fe railway. Diesel ho is the most popular of the 5 santa fe model train locomotives categories, then diesel n, and steam ho. Mohave county arizona view of sacramento skyline in the sunset and christmas tree. In the united states of america and elsewhere the 2102 is known as the santa fe type, after the atchison, topeka and santa fe railway that first used the type in 1903. After santa fe gave up steam by january 1954 santa fe is fully dieselized. An illustrated guide to the painting, lettering, and detailing of santa fe steam locomotives all eras.
Respectively a significant student of santa fe motive power development and one of the most noted steam locomotive photographers in the western united states. Santa fe pa locomotives trains magazine trains news. Giant steam locomotives, colorful streamliners, great passenger trains, passenger terminals, timeworn railroad cabooses, recollections of railroaders and trainwatchers. Santa fe locomotives project california state railroad. The author, who worked in a santa fe roundhouse for many years, provides a description of each class and technical information on it, illustrated with numerous black and white photos on almost every page and carefully prepared schematic diagrams. They were nicknamed big sixes because of their size and, until renumbering in 1954, their road numbers all began with 6. To cap it off the santa fe 5011 class carried a tremendous tender, 55 long versus 37 8 for the 4122.
See more ideas about steam locomotive, locomotive and santa fe. The ge 726 was the immediate predecessor of the famous ge 752 traction motor. Horsepower output for the entire class of santa fe engines was never equalled by any other non articulated engine. The santa fe was essentially an outgrowth of the troubled 2100 decapod, which the railroad hoped would better negotiate curves with the added rear. Baltimore and ohio class s santa fe steam locomotive the baltimore and ohios class s consisted of two classes of 2102 locomotives. Some 2104 tank locomotives also existed in eastern europe. The most popular santa fe n scale model train steam locomotives brands include model power, concor, athearn, bachmann, and broadway limited imports.
New mexico steam locomotive and railroad historical. There is a large, in fact a very large, positive on the rails at the california state railroad museum these days. The former santa fe railway shops in albuquerque, new mexico, consist of eighteen surviving buildings erected between 1915 and 1925. Sounds of santa fe steam locomotives cd the santa fe. Shop online for 125 santa fe model train locomotives at discounts up to 43%.
Santa fe had quite a few recently shopped steam engines in storage after 1957, but they never turned a wheel. Although santa fe 3829 was the first steam locomotive with the 2104 wheel arrangement, santa fe 5000 served as the prototype for all further 2104 locomotives rostered by the road in 1930, santa fe looked at the contemporary heavyduty motive power. At the end of the steam age, santa fe was among the foremost of american railroads that responded generously to requests for steam locomotives to be placed on display in city parks and museums. Santa fes dl107dl108 made only the one trip over raton. Microscale has some nice decal sets for santa fe steam locomotives. The santa fe rode on 74 drivers so she probably was a bit taller than that. Locomotive santa fe stock photos download 97 royalty.
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 guide showed us systems that we hadnt seen before and was. Santa fe southern railway 430a w manhattan ave, santa fe, new mexico 87501 rated 4. Under the whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 2102 represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels, ten powered and coupled driving wheels, and two trailing wheels. Shop online for 9 santa fe n scale model train steam locomotives at discounts up to 28%. One extraordinary experimental 2104 tender locomotive, built in the soviet union, had an opposed piston drive system. Why santa fe wanted to continue using steam locomotives than letting the dieselelectrics to take care of the freight trains. Santa fe kept a few of the modern 2104 steamers around for a anticipated wheat rush but it never materialized to be strong enough to demand that the steam locos be pulled out of storage. The complex is located south of downtown in the barelas neighborhood, bounded by second street, hazeldine avenue, commercial street, and pacific avenue.
In response, the baldwin locomotive works of philadelphia built the largest and heaviest locomotive of its time, a 280 consolidation type tank engine. They were substantially larger than the roads earlier 3450. Pages in category atchison, topeka and santa fe railway locomotives the following 25 pages are in this category, out of 25 total. This locomotive was part of the last group of steam passenger locomotives class 2900 built for the santa fe railway. Santa fe freight houses book engineering series volume 3. At that point, it was donated by the city of abilene and put on display in the abilene and smoky valley yard. The ge 730 street car traction motors were replaced by santa fe toward the end of ww2 with the much more robust ge 726 traction motors. It was a daring attempt by the atchison, topeka, and santa fe railway to improve upon its early successes with mallettype locomotives and to push this concept to the limit.
The shops were one of four major maintenance facilities constructed by the atchison, topeka and santa fe. Realistic battery operated 1880 santa fe steam locomotive 440 model train. Santa fe 2926, a 1944 atchison, topeka and santa fe railway steam locomotive, has been camped out on a section of side track on eighth street, just south of interstate 40, since the spring of 2002. Media in category atchison, topeka and santa fe railway 3759 the following 11 files are in this category, out of 11 total. I thought santa fe did not care for steam locomotives.472 65 1329 375 450 500 157 388 169 1538 1687 1482 1046 884 1476 708 987 206 769 622 471 10 475 1302 784 476 1316 1379 1377 1348 1442