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Steam-powered locomotive engine

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Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

Date: Between 1943 and 1950

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: ATSF Collection, Image 1554 (Series 1, 50-79)

Unit ID: 61528

Summary: View of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's steam-powered locomotive engine (Santa Fe #2921). This locomotive was part of the Santa Fe class 2900, type 4-8-4, and was one of thirty oil-burning engines purchased for use in heavy fast freight service between Argentine, Kansas, and Clovis, New Mexico.

Space Required/Quantity: 20.5 X 25.0

Title (Main title): Steam-powered locomotive engine


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    Railroad locomotives
    Steam engines

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Add'l physical form: A photographic negative is available.


General Note: 2006-2007: Image description provided by William L. Martin, KSHS volunteer, and Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway retiree.