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MP 2-10-2 #1706 & MP 2-8-4 #1920 - Missouri Pacific
Title:  MP 2-10-2 #1706 & MP 2-8-4 #1920 - Missouri Pacific
Description:  Double heading a long string of freight cars are MP 1706 & MP 1920 at the 21 Street Yard in St Louis. #1706 was originally built for the St Louis, Iron Moutnain & Southern Rwy by Alco in 1916 but acquired by MP in 1917 during the merger. It was a SF-63 class with 63" drivers and could produce a boiler pressure of 188.5 psi to deliver to its 30"x30" cylinders. It had an engine weight of 370,000 lb and a tractive effort of 68,668 lb. The last of the class was retired by 1955. MP 2-8-4 #1920 was a 1930 Lima built Berkshire but was converted to 4-8-4 75" drivers in 1940-42. Comment on the back reads "#75 running extra at 2pm". R.J. Foster, H. A Stirton collection
Photo Date:  4/1/1941  Upload Date: 5/6/2014 6:35:04 AM
Location:  St Louis, MO
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  MP 1706(2-10-2) MP 1920(2-8-4)
Views:  856   Comments: 2
MP 1706 ex Wabash awaits pusher duty
Title:  MP 1706 ex Wabash awaits pusher duty
Description:  Who knew that 10 years to the day after this photo Id be married
Photo Date:  6/25/1951  Upload Date: 1/4/2011 10:25:37 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  MP 1706(2-10-2)
Views:  708   Comments: 1
"Missouri Pacific Lines"
Title:  "Missouri Pacific Lines"
Description:  featuring MP 1711
Photo Date:  5/18/2008  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 9:43:59 PM
Location:  Lincoln, NE
Author:  Todd Greuter
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Locomotives:  MP 1711(2-10-2)
Views:  601   Comments: 0
MP 1715 an ex Wabash 2-10-2 backs towards its train at MP's 23rd St yard
Title:  MP 1715 an ex Wabash 2-10-2 backs towards its train at MP's 23rd St yard
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Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 9/7/2010 10:14:39 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  MP 1715(2-10-2)
Views:  922   Comments: 0
MP 1715 ex Wabash 2-10-2 heads west at MP's 23rd st yard
Title:  MP 1715 ex Wabash 2-10-2 heads west at MP's 23rd st yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 9/7/2010 10:14:55 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  MP 1715(2-10-2)
Views:  1069   Comments: 0
MP 1719 helps a WB freight out of the MP 23rd St yard
Title:  MP 1719 helps a WB freight out of the MP 23rd St yard
Description:  These ex Wabash 2-10-2's were often used to assist WB freights from 23rd St. to Kirkwood
Photo Date:  2/25/1951  Upload Date: 9/9/2010 11:25:51 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  MP 1719(2-10-2)
Views:  1502   Comments: 0
Another shot of the 1719 helping the MP FA out of 23rd St yard
Title:  Another shot of the 1719 helping the MP FA out of 23rd St yard
Description:  Note the helper was on the head end, not the rear
Photo Date:  2/25/1951  Upload Date: 1/4/2011 10:27:01 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  MP 1719(2-10-2)
Views:  892   Comments: 1


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