C. B. & Q. 5614 Steam Locomotive

C. B. & Q. 5614 Steam Locomotive (HMVZ5)

Location: St Joseph, MO 64503 Buchanan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 45.416', W 94° 50.921'

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· Built July, 1937 in West Burlington,
Iowa by C.B.&Q. at a cost of $99,285.00
· Weight 288 Tons or 576,000 lbs.
· Class 0-5-B Northern Type
· Used in Passenger and Freight Service
· Later Improvements Totaled $107,525.00
· Retired from Active Service September, 1957
· Donated to the City of St. Joseph
April 27, 1962 by Burlington Northern Rail Road
· Corporation formed and stock sold to
raise money to pay for moving the Locomotive
into it's [sic] present location

· The history and development of American
railroads dictated the strength of steel rails.
· Pounds per three (3) ft. length identify
the size of the rail.
· Only a few of the sizes are displayed here.
HM NumberHMVZ5
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 11:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 341633 N 4402414
Decimal Degrees39.75693333, -94.84868333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 45.416', W 94° 50.921'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 45' 24.96" N, 94° 50' 55.26" W
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Area Code(s)816
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 909 Penn St, St Joseph MO 64503, US
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