T&P P-1 #700

Shreveport, LA


Photograph of train engine #700 and attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from the front. "700" is visible on the front. Smoke billows around the front chimney. A water tower rises in the distance from behind the train. Grass fills the space to the left of the tracks. Buildings and an electrical pole can be seen in the right background. Handwritten text below the image says, "Shreveport, Jct. LA. 1940 'T&P 21' Ollie Wood - Engineer.'"

Robinson, Ed. [Train Engine #700 and Cars on Tracks], photograph, 1940; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth822556/: 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