T&P M-1 #901

Grand Saline, TX


Photograph of train engine #901 and attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from a front side angle. "901" is visible on the front of the engine. Electrical poles line the tracks on either side of the train. The grassy landscape fills the space around the tracks. Handwritten text below the image says, "Grand Saline, Texas July 1939 ('Sunshine Special')."

Vollrath, H. K. [Train Engine #901 and Cars - Grand Saline, Texas], photograph, July 1939; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth822683/: 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