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

2 units built


0000 0000 0000 0000 1904 1905 0000 0000 0000 0000

Originally built for the El Paso and Southwestern as their #138-139.
They were transferred to Southern Pacific in 1925 and renumbered #1904-1905.
Possibly used in commute and/or local service in San Francisco, and converted from coal to oil firing; these were scrapped in the mid 1930's.

References:

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

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