Tuesday, September 16, 2014

GN Steam Locomotive #1163

This Mansfield Local rests in the early morning hours next to the Wenatchee Depot ready to make the trip up on the plateau. In about 4 to 5 hours this small mixed train will reach Mansfield and make the return trip in the afternoon. 1945 photo.

This locomotive #1163 was built by Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works in September 1902 and scrapped in 1954. Classed as an F-8. After 1908 it was classed and F-8S once it was equipped with a superheater. 2-8-0 wheel arrangement.  

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