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SP (and its subsidiaries) Steam

Steve Sloan's Trains : Southern Pacific : Steam Locomotives 4200-9999

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SP 4203, Baldwin 4-6-6-2, SP Class AM-2

According to good sources, SP 4203 was built in 1911 by Baldwin as, SP 4203, SP Class MM-2 (MM = Mallet Mogul).
This locomotive was upgraded in 1936 and converted to simple emerging as SP 4203, SP Class AM-2 (AM = Articulated Mogul). In 1938 the locomotive was renumbered to 3903
The disposition of this locomotive is, vacated and scrapped in 1946
SP 4203, AM-2, in Sacramento
Sacramento Shops 1936 to 1938. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, Photos from this collection have been shared with permission from Jack Darrough.

SP 4203, Baldwin 4-8-8-2, SP Class AC-8

According to good sources, SP 4203 was built in 1939 by Baldwin as a model AC-8, builders number 62291.
The disposition of this locomotive is, vacated and scrapped in 1956.
SP 4203, AC-8, location unknown
Date and location not known at this time. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, Photos from this collection have been shared with permission from Jack Darrough.

SP 4205, Baldwin 4-6-6-2, SP Class AM-2

According to good sources, SP MM-2 4-6-6-2 4205, built by Baldwin in October 1911, converted to simple in 1929, SP Class AM-2, vacated and scrapped in 1947.
SP 4205, Location not known
Date likely before 1938, when the locomotive was renumbered to 3905, but after 1929 when the locomotive was converted to simple.

SP 4314, ALCo 4-8-2, SP Class MT-1

According to good sources, SP MT-1 4-8-2 4314, built by ALCo in May 1924, vacated and scrapped in 1953.
SP 4314, Location not known
Date likely before 1937. Location not currently known. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, Photos from this collection have been shared with permission from Jack Darrough.

SP 4330, SP Built, SP Class MT-3

According to good sources, SP MT-3 4-8-2 4330, built by SP Sacramento Shops in September 1925, vacated and scrapped in 1956.
SP 4330, Location not known
Date likely before 1939. Train 69 was the coaster, from San Francisco to LA. Location not currently known for sure. Thought to be on King St. in San Francisco.
Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, Photos from this collection have been shared with permission from Jack Darrough.

SP 4416-29, Lima 4-8-4, SP Class GS-3

According to good sources, Class GS-3 was built in 1937 by Lima. The disposition of this class of locomotive is, all scrapped by 1959.
Unknown SP GS-3 on Peninsula
SP GS-3 on the Coast Daylight between Burlingame and San Mateo at MP 17, date unknown. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, Photos from this collection have been shared with permission from Jack Darrough.

SP 4428, Lima 4-8-4, SP Class GS-3

According to good sources, SP 4-8-4 4428 was built in 1937 by Lima as a model GS-3, builders number 7733. 4428 vacated in 1958 and scrapped in 1959.
SP GS-3 4428 at Logan, CA
Date and location not currently known for certain, likely Logan, CA. The number boards are blurry but they appear to say 2-98. There's a small saddle tank steam engine to the right of the train.

SP 4449 Lima 4-8-4, SP Class GS-4

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