SVRy engine #251 (2-6-6-2 Mallet) at Baker July 29, 1946.

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Collection Kreutz, Tom
Photographer Kreutzer, Tom
Date of photo 1946, July 29
Description SVRy engine #251 (2-6-6-2 Mallet) at Baker July 29, 1946. Built in 1928 by Baldwin Locomotive Co. for Uintah Railway, this locomotive was 45 feet long and reputed to be the largest narrow guage locomotive ever built. It was sold to SVRy in 1940. It operated until 1947, when it was dismantled and sold to International Railways of Central America. It operated until 1962 when it was scrapped and used as spare parts for its sister, SVRy engine #250, which also ended up in Guatemala.
Object ID 2011.12.1
Place Baker
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