T&P I-1a #610


Clipping of a photograph of Southern Railway train #610. There are four men to the right of the image. The photo is captioned "Southern Railway No. 610, the Lima-born 2-10-4 that powered the Freedom Train in Texas, heads north at Oneida, Kentucky, on July 13, its inaugural weekend for its new operators. The ex-Texas &Pacific veteran is now a permanent part of the Southern steam stable. (Robert T. Clark)." Written below the image is "- Passenger Train Journal."

[Southern Railway Train #610], clipping, September 1977; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860391/: accessed March 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.


  •   Builder Lima
  •   Build Date 6-1927
  •   Wheel Type 2-10-4
  •   Cylinders 29 X 32
  •   Drivewheel Diameter 63 in.
  •   Boiler Pressure 255 psi
  •   Grate Area 100.00 in²
  •   Weight 448,000 lbs.
  •   Tractive Force 84,600 lbs.
  •   Photo Credit The Grace Museum - The Portal to Texas History