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Switching Locomotive No. 1

Class J1


Built in 1851 by Lawrence locomotive Works. This locomotive was a typical four wheel switcher of its period. As shown, it is equipped with a crosshead driven boiler feed pump which was used before the invention of the steam injector in 1865 and the general adoption of the improved injector of 1876. Originally numbered 4; renumbered No. 1 in 1898, and No. 1000 in 1899; scrapped Aug. 15, 1905.


Driving Wheel Diameter 44 inches
Cylinder Size 15 in. x 20 in.
Steam Pressure 130 Lbs.
No. 31 - The "T. S. Davis"

Class H3


Built in 1854 and rebuilt in 1871 by the Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company.


Cylinder Size 16 in. x 24 in.
Driving Wheel Diameter 62 inches
Boiler Diameter 44-1/2 inches
Copper Flues

137, 2 in., 132-1/8 in. long

Total Weight-Locomotive 63,100 Lbs.
Fuel   Wood
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