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Southern Pacific
Class P-6

6 units built

built by Alco Brooks
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San Jose and the SF commute pool was home to many of the ESPEE Pacifics such as this P-6. The engine is parked near the sandhouse ready to move to the station to pick up its train. Photo from the collection of Gene Deimling.

Six P-6 Pacifics were built by Brooks for SP in 1913. In 1937 #2455-2457 found themselves sold to the T&NO, rebuilt to Class P-14 and renumbered #650-652.

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  • A Century of SP Steam Locomotives - Guy L. Dunscomb
  • SP Co. Steam Locomotive Compendium by Diebert & Strapac
  • Volume 6 -- Southern Pacific Pacific 4-6-2 Pictorial - by Duane Karam Jr. & Jeff Ainsworth - Monte Vista Publishing

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