T&P I-1d #655


Photograph of train engine #655 and attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from a front side angle. "655" is visible on the front of the engine. Another train sits off to the right. Dark smoke billows up from its front chimney. Electrical poles rise above the train in the background. Typed text on the image says, "T&P Red Ball freight (Engine No. 655) stands on siding as passenger train pauses." Handwritten text below the image says, "T&P Topics, Feb 1947, PG 10."

[Train Engine #655 and Cars], photograph, February 1947; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth822542/: 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 1929
  •   Wheel Type 2-10-4
  •   Cylinders 29 X 32
  •   Drivewheel Diameter 63 in.
  •   Boiler Pressure 255 psi
  •   Grate Area 100.00 in²
  •   Weight 457,000 lbs.
  •   Tractive Force 84,600 lbs.
  •   Photo Credit The Grace Museum - The Portal to Texas History