The Last Coal Burning Steam Engine

The Last Coal Burning Steam Engine (HM2792)

Location: Trinidad, CO 81082 Las Animas County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 10.108', W 104° 30.564'

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Engine 638 was manufactured in 1906 and put into service with the Colorado & Southern R.R. for service at Trinidad for hauling coal, cattle, agricultural products and general merchandise.
Later the engine saw service in other areas of Colorado.

The last coal driven steam engine in service with the C & S, engine 638 was retired to this final location in a dedication ceremony that was held on February 10, 1963.
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HM NumberHM2792
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Date Added Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 543555 N 4113673
Decimal Degrees37.16846667, -104.50940000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 10.108', W 104° 30.564'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 10' 6.48" N, 104° 30' 33.84" W
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Area Code(s)719
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 638 Purgatoire Dr, Trinidad CO 81082, US
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