UP 4-10-2 #8000 - Union Pacific  Contributor's Pick!       
Nice action shot of the Alco-Brooks built 4-10-2 delivered to Union Pacific as #8000 in April of 1925. This configuration was called "Southern Pacifics" by most railroads except UP which labeled these "Overlands". Specs - builder #66169, FTT-1 class, 63" drivers, 210 psi boiler pressure, 3 cylinder design, engine weight of 404,000 lb, tractive effort of 77,917 lb. Note on the back of the photo states "54 cars, 10 mph" Otto Perry photo
Date: 7/29/1928 Location: Laramie, WY   Map Show Laramie on a rail map Views: 732 Collection Of:   Gary Everhart
Locomotives: UP 8000(4-10-2)    Author:  Gary Everhart
UP 4-10-2 #8000 - Union Pacific
Picture Categories: Roster,Steam,Action This picture is part of album:  UP 4-10-2 #8000 "Overland"
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Fred Stuckmann General Love that brakeman on the first car. Great set of shots. 2/13/2017 11:16:07 AM

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