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Steve Sloan's Trains : Southern Pacific : Steam Locomotives 4000-4199

SP (and its subsidiaries) Steam

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SP 4038, Baldwin 2-8-8-2, SP Class MC-6

According to good sources, SP 4038 was built in 1912 by Baldwin. In 1937 it was simpled to SP Class AC3.
The disposition of this locomotive is, retired 1948 & scrapped.
SP 4038 in Sacramento
SP MC-6 (2-8-8-2 Mallet Consolidation) 4038 at what looks like Sacramento, CA. This photo may have been taken in Sacramento as the locomotive was being converted to simple, in July 1937, class AC-3. The cab was cut away in the process. It was built by Baldwin in October 1912 and retired and scrapped in 1948. Any more information appreciated. Photographer unknown.
According to Joe Strapac, "Looks like Sacramento to me, Steve. One of the last three to be converted to simple, in 1937. Evidence of wreck damage, suggesting that SP would have had to budget more $ than just the usual for one of this class. Nice picture! Keep them coming..." Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, from the Jack Darrough Collection. Used with permission.

SP 4046, Baldwin 2-8-8-2, SP Class AC-3

According to good sources, SP 4046 was built in 1913 by Baldwin as, SP Class MC-6. In 1929 it was simpled to SP Class AC-3.
The disposition of this locomotive is, vacated and scrapped in Sacramento in 1947-48.
SP 4046 in Dunsmuir
SP 4046, AC-3 in Dunsmuir, CA. A 2-8-8-2 built as a mallet class MC-6 by Baldwin in 1913, converted to simple in 1929. Vacated and scrapped in 1948. — in Dunsmuir, California. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, from the Jack Darrough Collection. Used with permission.

SP 4101, Baldwin 4-8-8-2, SP Class AC-4

According to good sources, SP 4101 was built in 1928 by Baldwin as SP 4101, SP Class AC-4.
The disposition of this locomotive is, Vacated and scrapped in 1953.
SP 4101 in Los Angeles
SP AC-4 4101 in LA on June 3, 1939. Built by Baldwin in August 1928 Vacated and scrapped in 1953. The photographer is unknown. — in Taylor Yd, Los Angeles, California. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, from the Jack Darrough Collection. Used with permission.

SP 4191, Baldwin 4-8-8-2, SP Class AC-8

According to good sources, SP 4191 was built in 1939 by Baldwin as a model AC-8, builders number 62279. The disposition of this locomotive is, vacated in 1957 and scrapped in 1959.
SP 4191, AC-8, Los Angeles
SP 4191, AC-8, Los Angeles, October 22, 1939. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, from the Jack Darrough Collection. Used with permission.

SP 4197, Baldwin 4-8-8-2, SP Class AC-8

According to good sources, SP 4197 was built in 1939 by Baldwin as a model AC-8, builders number 62285. The disposition of this locomotive is, vacated in 1954 and scrapped in 1955.
SP 4197, AC-8, location unknown
AC-8 4197 in helper service, date and location not known at this time. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, from the Jack Darrough Collection. Used with permission.

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