T&P H-2 #809

Bunkie, LA


Photograph of T&P train #809. There is a small group of men standing near the engine, and train #876 is visible in the right of the photo. On the left side of the image, the rear portion of a tank is visible on a flat car. The text below the image says "Bunkie, La. 1942 "Extra 809 West" *note tank" and "Ed Robinson."

Robinson, Ed. [T&P Train #809 with Tank], photograph, 1942; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth852907/: accessed March 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.


  •   Builder Baldwin
  •   Build Date 7-1919
  •   Wheel Type 2-8-2
  •   Cylinders 26 X 30
  •   Drivewheel Diameter 63 in.
  •   Boiler Pressure 200 psi
  •   Grate Area 66.70 in²
  •   Weight 292,000 lbs.
  •   Tractive Force 54,700 lbs.
  •   Photo Credit The Grace Museum - The Portal to Texas History