T&P M-2 #908

Dallas, TX


Photograph of train engine #908 and attached cars on elevated railroad tracks, viewed from the front. "908" is visible on the front of the engine. Dark smoke billows back from the front chimney. Electrical poles line the left side of the grass in the distance. Handwritten text below the image says, "Dallas, Texas 1948 Train #8 crossing Trinity River (from El Paso)."

Plummer, R. S. [Train Engine #908 and Cars Crossing Trinity River], photograph, 1948; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth822657/: accessed March 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.


  •   Builder Baldwin
  •   Build Date 6-1928
  •   Wheel Type 4-8-2
  •   Cylinders 27 X 30
  •   Drivewheel Diameter 73 in.
  •   Boiler Pressure 225 psi
  •   Grate Area 80.30 in²
  •   Weight 361,400 lbs.
  •   Tractive Force 57,300 lbs.
  •   Photo Credit The Grace Museum - The Portal to Texas History