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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|Placed By||Harvey County Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 5:53am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 645448 N 4212672|
|Decimal Degrees||38.05011667, -97.34228333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 3.007', W 97° 20.537'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 3' 0.42" N, 97° 20' 32.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||316, 620|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1880 E Broadway St, Newton KS 67114, US|
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