#26 (4-6-0)

26.

Drawing by Michael Ames.

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Photo: Kent Kristiansson

Facts

Built

1907

By

Baldwin Locomotive Works

Serial No

31341
Class  

Cost

 

Status

Scrapped

Dimension

18x24" / 56" / 61 tons

History

1907 Build at Baldwin Locomotive Works. Arrived as a coal burner.
  Converted to burn oil.
February 1949 Was filmed on V&T for the 20th Century Fox movie "Chicken Every Sunday", staring Dan Dailey and Celeste Holm.
May 2, 1950 Destroyed by fire in the engine house.

 

Kent Kristiansson Collection.
Photographer: Unknown.
Facts: Negative 3 x 5 .
Negative bought at eBay.
Text:
Virginia & Truckee (aband) 26 4-6-0.
RJA
10/3/49

Comments

#26 was acquired to handle the heavy ore cars from Mound House to the reduction works at Virginia City.

 

Source of information: V&T Locomotives by Koenig.