built by Sacramento Shops
Originally Central Pacific #237, this engine was built in 1882 but not put into service until 1884.
It was renumbered to #2050 in 1891 and scrapped in 1894.
Named El Gobernador which translates to "The Governor".
Dunscomb devotes a whole chapter on the history of this engine, and even has a photograph.
This book is always available on inter-library loan if you do not have a copy of this book and neither does your local library.
- A Century of SP Steam Locomotives - Guy L. Dunscomb
- SP Co. Steam Locomotive Compendium by Diebert & Strapac