California's Railroad to the U.S. 1861 - 1996

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Southern Pacific
C.P. Huntington
ex Central Pacific
SP #1
ex CP #3

1 unit inherited

built by Cooke

SP actually inherited this loco from the Central Pacific, built by Cooke in 1863.

Eventually saved from being scrapped and has been on display in various places over the decades.

Currently on display at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento, Ca.


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

Two part article from a 1946 Popular Science Magazine

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