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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #3437

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Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

Date: Between 1940 and 1949

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: ATSF Series 6, #7.21

Unit ID: 227720

Summary: This photograph shows engine hostler Beal of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company fueling steam locomotive #3437 with fuel oil and water as it prepares to travel through the Illinois Division. From the caption on the back of the photograph: "A large steam locomotive of this type consumes 20,000 to 30,000 gallons of water and 1,200 to 1,900 gallons of heavy fuel oil when handling a heavy train over the Illinois Division for a distance of 235 miles."

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Title (Main title): Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #3437

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