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SVRy engine #251 (2-6-6-2 Mallet) at Boulder Gorge, 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 Boulder Gorge, July 29, 1946. Built in 1928 by Baldwin Locomotive Co. for Uintah Railway, this locomotive and its sister #250 (built in 1926) were 45 feet long, 118,000 lbs. engine weight, and reputed to be the largest narrow guage locomotives ever built. They were sold to SVRy in 1940. They operated until 1947, when they were dismantled and sold to International Railways of Central America. #251 was operated until 1962 when it was scrapped and used as spare parts for engine #250, which also ended up in Guatemala.
Object ID 2011.12.5
Place Baker County
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