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Southern Pacific
'Berkshire' Class
Steam Locomotives

10 units

built by Lima
3500 3501 3502 3503 3504 3505 3506 3507 3508 3509

Expecting World War II to continue longer than it did, SP bought 10 surplus 2-8-4's from Boston & Maine in 1945.

They ran as coal-burners on the Rio Grande Division until 1950 when they were converted to oil-firing.


  • A Century of SP Steam Locomotives - Guy L. Dunscomb
  • SP Co. Steam Locomotive Compendium by Diebert & Strapac

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