T&P M-1 #900

New Orleans, LA


Photograph of train #900 in New Orleans, Louisiana. There is some sort of tower behind the engine with a man on top of the train holding on to an arm protruding from the tower. Text below the image says "New Orleans, La. Jan. 1950" and "H.K.Vollrath."

Vollrath, H. K. [T&P Train #900 in New Orleans, Louisiana], photograph, January 1950; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth853107/: accessed March 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.


  •   Builder A-Schenectady
  •   Build Date 11-1925
  •   Wheel Type 4-8-2
  •   Cylinders 27 X 30
  •   Drivewheel Diameter 73 in.
  •   Boiler Pressure 225 psi
  •   Grate Area 80.30 in²
  •   Weight 360,500 lbs.
  •   Tractive Force 57,300 lbs.
  •   Photo Credit The Grace Museum - The Portal to Texas History