T&P P-1a #712

Marshall, TX


Photograph of the wreckage of T&P train #712 after a boiler explosion. In the background a roundhouse is visible. Written below the image are "[sic] T&P #712 or whats left of it at Marshall, Texas after a boiler explosion in the 1940's The cause of the explosion was low water Believe it or not this engine was rebuilt." and "Luther Weber photo."

Weber, Luther. [T&P Train #712 Post-Explosion], photograph, 1940~/1949~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth853051/: accessed March 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.


  •   Builder A-Brooks
  •   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 281,000 lbs.
  •   Tractive Force 44,200 lbs.
  •   Photo Credit The Grace Museum - The Portal to Texas History