T&P B-8a #478


Photograph of an unidentified man standing near the front of a train engine connected to a car. The engine appears to be parked, but there is smoke or steam coming from the stack; in the background, there is a large clearing surrounded by trees. Text below the image says, "La. Eastern #23 (ex T&P #478)

Golson, WIlbur T. [Man Next to Train #23], photograph, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth822509/: accessed March 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.


  •   Builder A-Cooke
  •   Build Date 1-1923
  •   Wheel Type 0-6-0
  •   Cylinders 21 X 28
  •   Drivewheel Diameter 51 in.
  •   Boiler Pressure 190 psi
  •   Grate Area 33.00 in²
  •   Weight 160,000 lbs.
  •   Tractive Force 39,100 lbs.
  •   Photo Credit The Grace Museum - The Portal to Texas History