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Owner: Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe
Model:BLW 4-4-2Built As:ATSF 542 (4-4-2)
Serial Number:24663Order No:
Frame Number:15/25X26 cylinders, 79" driverBuilt:9/1904
Notes:1904, class 542
Other locos with this serial:  ATSF 542(4-4-2)
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ATSF 4-4-2 #542
Title:  ATSF 4-4-2 #542
Description:  #542 was a popular number that appeared on 3 separate locomotives for the Santa Fe, but this was the original and only steam locomotive in the group. Built by Burnham, Wms & Co (Baldwin) in 1904, it was the first in the 542 class of Atlantics. Specifics - 79" drivers, impressive 220 psi boiler pressure, Vauclain balanced-compound Atlantic with 15x26" high pressure cylinders and 25x26" low pressure cylinders, engine weight of 208,110 lb, tractive effort of 20,364 lb. The negative was listed as a Riley one & the photo from John F. Boose photo collection. The photo has degraded over time. A "cleaned up" version is also in this album.
Photo Date:  5/22/1938  Upload Date: 11/20/2014 8:07:07 AM
Location:  Fort Madison, IA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  ATSF 542(4-4-2)
Views:  280   Comments: 1
ATSF 4-4-2 #542
Title:  ATSF 4-4-2 #542
Description:  This is the "cleaned up" version of the original photo in this album that has degraded over time.
Photo Date:  5/22/1938  Upload Date: 11/20/2014 8:07:19 AM
Location:  Fort Madison, IA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  ATSF 542(4-4-2)
Views:  332   Comments: 1


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