T&P P-1 #700

Shreveport, LA


Photograph of train engine #700 and attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from a front side angle. The text "Texas & Pacific" and "The Eagle" are visible on the side. "700" can be seen on the cylindrical piece in front. Smoke billows up from the front chimney. Additional tracks lay to the side in front. An overhang rises above the train in the background. Handwritten text below the image says, "Shreveport, LA. May 6th 1949."

Winters, Charles E. [Train Engine #700 and Cars - The Eagle], photograph, May 6, 1949; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth822461/: 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 1919
  •   Wheel Type 4-6-2
  •   Cylinders 26 X 28
  •   Drivewheel Diameter 73 in.
  •   Boiler Pressure 200 psi
  •   Grate Area 59.60 in²
  •   Weight 275,080 lbs.
  •   Tractive Force 44,200 lbs.
  •   Photo Credit The Grace Museum - The Portal to Texas History