T&P I-1a #610


Clipping of a letter written to the NMRA Bulletin by a man named Rick Perry regarding the use of fiberglass as insulation. He was part of the crew who swapped out the fiberglass insulation with asbestos, and wrote to dispute a previous letter to the bulletin about using fiberglass insulation. Written below the clipping is "- NMRA Bulletin Jan 1979."

Perry, Rick. [NMRA Bulletin Letter Response], clipping, January 1979; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860927/: 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