Santa Fe Steam Locomotive #1880

Santa Fe Steam Locomotive #1880 (HM12KK)

Location: Newton, KS 67114 Harvey County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 3.007', W 97° 20.537'

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Pride of the Prairie · Work Horse of the Plains

— Prairie (2-6-2) Type —

Donated to the City of Newton by the Santa Fe Nov. 18, 1955. Engine 1880 and 86 other Prairie type engines built in 1906-1907 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works. They were used in various types of service for 46 years which was a longer period of time than any other class of steam engines. They were completely replaced by diesel electric power in 1952.
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Built: Baldwin Locomotive Works
August 1907 · Philadelphia, Pa.
Cost. $24,500 · Miles Run: 1,022,667
Used in Freight Service, Missouri - Eastern - Southern Kansas · Middle Divisions
Converted Coal to Oil: September 11, 1941
Out of Service: May 2, 1953
Placed in Military Park: November 18, 1955
Dedicated to City of Newton: August 21, 1956
Driving Wheels 70 inches
Tractive Effort: 42,500 lbs.
Weight with Tender: 447,400
Tender Capacity:
Fuel Oil: 3,604 gallons
Water: 9,000 gallons
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HM NumberHM12KK
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Year Placed1977
Placed ByHarvey County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 5:53am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 645448 N 4212672
Decimal Degrees38.05011667, -97.34228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 3.007', W 97° 20.537'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 3' 0.42" N, 97° 20' 32.22" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)316, 620
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1880 E Broadway St, Newton KS 67114, US
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