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Southern Pacific
'Prairie'
SP Class Pr-1
2-6-2

4 units built


1900 1901 1902 1903 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000

Originally built for the El Paso and Southwestern as their #134-137.
They were transferred to Southern Pacific in 1924 and renumbered #1900-1903.
In 1925 they were renumbered again to #701-704 and were sent to Southern Pacific de Mexico; however #704 was renumbered back to #1903, converted from coal to oil firing and sent to San Francisco.

#1903 was used in commute service until being scrapped in 1934. #701-703 were scrapped in Mexico in 1934-35.

References:

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

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