Santa Fe Locomotive No. 3759 - Kingman, Arizona
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
N 35° 11.389 W 114° 03.496
11S E 767856 N 3898058
Quick Description: This locomotive is the centerpiece of Locomotive Park, across from the Powerhouse Visitor Center at 1st Street and Andy Devine Ave. (Route 66)
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 12/29/2007 10:02:48 AM
Waymark Code: WM2W56
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
Views: 172

Long Description:
Presented to the city of Kingman as an historical monument by the Santa Fe Railroad in 1967.

This "Mountain Type" coal-burning steam locomotive was built in 1927 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works. It was rebuilt and converted to oil fuel in 1941.

No. 3759 was on the passenger run between Los Angeles and Kansas City for many years, making ten round trips monthly. Average east-bound speed was 54.3 MPH; west-bound 60.2 MPH. Kingman was a "water stop" on the east-bound run. No. 3759 traveled a total of 2,585,600 miles during its years of service and made the final steam powered run form Los Angeles to Barstow in 1953 when diesel ower replaced steam on the Santa Fe line.

Specifications:
Gross Weight Incl. Tender 468,800 Lbs.
Weight on Drivers 236,000 Lbs.
Tractive Force 66,000 Lbs.
Cylinder Size 30" x 30"
Diameter of Drivers 80"
Boiler Pressure 250 PSI
Tender Capacity (Water) 20,000 Gal.
Tender Capacity (Fuel Oil) 7.107 Gal.
Overal Length 108' 7"
Top Speed 100 MPH
Locomotive Type: (required): Steam

Do you need to pay an entrance fee to view this locomotive? (required): No

If a fee is required what is the approximate cost for admittance? (optional):
No Fee


How accessible is this locomotive display? (Required): Cab access is allowed.

If "other" what is the engine type? (optional): Not listed

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