T&P I-1a #610


Clipping of a captioned photo and the accompanying blurb from Railfan Magazine. In the photo the front end of the engine is visible as a silhouette, and the caption reads: "There is something strange in the silhouette profile of the eagle above the headlight on 610." The blurb mentions that the silhouette of the train engine's eagle appears to look like Godzilla. Written below the clipping is "- Railfan Feb. 1978 Page 64 & 66."

[Godzilla Meets the 610], clipping, February 1978; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860474/: 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