Santa Fe 2546

Santa Fe 2546 (HM19PQ)

Location: Marceline, MO 64658 Linn County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 42.902', W 92° 56.962'

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This locomotive is of the "Consolidation" class, having a wheel arrangement 2-8-0. Santa Fe classified it as 2535 series.

The wheels are of medium size, indicating that it was intended for medium-speed, freight duty.

Number 2546 is one of 15 locomotives built at American Locomotive Works in Pittsburgh, PA in 1910, for the Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Railroad. Its original number was Number 212.

The KCM&O Railroad was bankrupt and operating in receivership when the Santa Fe purchased it in 1928.

This locomotive was rebuilt in 1928. At that time it was fitted with dual water injectors, and a compressed air powered reverser.
This engine was given to the City of Marceline by the Santa Fe Railroad December 1955.
Restored and rededicated September 12, 1998 in honor of Santa Fe employees who lost their lives while on the job.
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In a park setting...downtown Marceline Missouri....
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Sep 4, 2017 at 2:20am PDT by rikki

HM NumberHM19PQ
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 12:23am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 504339 N 4396130
Decimal Degrees39.71503333, -92.94936667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 42.902', W 92° 56.962'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 42' 54.12" N, 92° 56' 57.72" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)660
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 E Ritchie Ave, Marceline MO 64658, US
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