By:Gary Everhart
Dates:8/1/1948 - 8/1/1948
Album Info:Nice photo of the ATSF switcher at the Chicago RR Fair in 1948.
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ATSF 0-4-0 #5, "Little Buttercup"
Title:  ATSF 0-4-0 #5, "Little Buttercup"
Description:  One of the littlest "stars" in the 1948 Chicago Railroad Fair was this Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 0-4-0 switcher #5, nicknamed "Little Buttercup" after a character in the Gilbert and Sullivan opperateea, H.M.S. Pinafore. Originally built by Baldwin Locomotive Works as a saddle tank locomotive, ATSF 241,9 in 1899, it was rebuilt for the 1948 Chaicago Railroad Fair (seen here). Now it resides on display at Kelley Park in San Jose, CA. No photographer was listed for the photo.
Photo Date:  8/1/1948  Upload Date: 2/14/2020 12:23:12 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Steam
Locomotives:  ATSF 5(0-4-0)
Views:  54   Comments: 0

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