Southern Pacific 1237

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Southern Pacific 1237
Restored Steam Engine Salinas ca.jpg
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Builder Baldwin Locomotive Works
Serial number 49245
Build date July, 1918
Specifications
Configuration 0-6-0
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Driver diameter 52 in (1,321 mm)
Fuel type fuel oil
Career
Operator(s) Southern Pacific Railroad
Class S-10
Number(s) 1237
Retired 8-13-1956
Disposition Static display

Southern Pacific 1237 is an S-10 class 0-6-0 steam locomotive built by Baldwin Locomotive Works.[1] The locomotive was put in service August 31, 1918, and retired August 19, 1956, it was donated to the City of Salinas, California by the Southern Pacific Railroad, in the summer of 1957.[2] 1237 is an oil fired yard switcher.

Current status[edit]

The locomotive is stationed east of Amtrak Depot in Salinas, California. The Monterey and Salinas Valley Railroad Club cares for the locomotive and has done a static restoration of it.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "My Espee Modelers Archive". 
  2. ^ Diebert, Timothy S. and Strapac, Joseph A. (1987). Southern Pacific Company Steam Locomotive Compendium. Shade Tree Books. p. 125. ISBN 0-930742-12-5. 
  3. ^ "The Monterey and Salinas Valley Railroad Club".