Owner: Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe
Model:BLW 4-4-2Built As:ATSF 1497 (4-4-2)
Serial Number:35533Order No:
Frame Number:15/25X26 cylinders, 73" driverBuilt:11/1910
Notes:1910, class 1480
Other locos with this serial:  ATSF 1497(4-4-2)
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ATSF 4-4-2 #1497 - Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Title:  ATSF 4-4-2 #1497 - Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Description:  Built by Baldwin in 1910, the class was originally nicknamed Bull Mooser for the odd 3 dome appearance and external steam piping, but the Santa Fe shops eventually simplified and superheated the class in the 1920' like #1497 here. That removed the extra steam dome and streamlined the external piping. They were very handy for branch-line local passenger service and lasted until the early 1950's. Original specs - class 1480, 73" drivers, 220 psi, 15x26" high pressure cylinders, 25x26" low pressure cylinders, engine weight of 231,675 lb, tractive effort of 22,038 lb. No date, location or photographer listed but it appears to be in Wichita, KS based on the background building.
Photo Date:  6/1/1950  Upload Date: 6/21/2018 5:36:49 AM
Location:  Wichita, KS
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  ATSF 1497(4-4-2)
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