Santa Fe 3415

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Santa Fe 3415
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Designer John Purcell
Builder Baldwin Locomotive Works
Serial number 51861
Build date 1919
Specifications
Configuration 4-6-2
UIC classification 2'C1'h
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Driver diameter 79 in (2.007 m)
Weight on drivers 193,700 lb (87.9 t)
Locomotive weight 352,500 lb (159.9 t)[1]
Boiler pressure 220 psi (1.52 MPa)
Cylinders Two
Cylinder size 25 in × 28 in (635 mm × 711 mm)
Performance figures
Tractive effort 42,200 lbf (187.7 kN)
Career
Operator(s) Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
Class 3400
Number in class 16 of 50
Number(s) 3415
Retired 1947
Restored 2008
Current owner Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad

Santa Fe 3415 is a restored steam locomotive that is owned by the Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad. Retired in 1955, it sat in Eisenhower Park in Abilene, Kansas until April 1996. At that point, it was donated by the City and put on display in the Abilene and Smoky Valley yard. Restoration began in 2005 and was completed in early 2009. It is planned for the locomotive to operate about once a month during the normal operating season. Its first revenue trip was on May 23, 2009.[2]

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