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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bullard Company #2

 
 
Bullard Company #2 Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, July 25, 2008
1. Bullard Company #2 Marker
The illustration on the marker is from a 1913 catalog, showing a similar 0-4-0T switch engine.
Inscription. This oil-burning steam engine was designed to be operated by a single engineer-fireman and was among the smallest standard-gauge locomotives ever built.

Locomotive #2 operated up and down the railroad sidings and loading tracks outside the Bullard Company's Bridgeport, Connecticut, machine tool manufacturing plant.

Locomotive #2 switched freight cars to and from the loading tracks and lined up loaded cars to be picked up by a freight train.
 
Erected by Steamtown Nataionl Historic Site - National Park Service.
 
Location. 41° 24.534′ N, 75° 40.291′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on Mechanic Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located between the main rail line and the parking area of Steamtown National Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Scranton PA 18503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Canadian National Railways #47 (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Pacific #4012 (within shouting distance of this marker); Oil House Foundation (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Steamtown
Bullard Company #2 and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, July 25, 2008
2. Bullard Company #2 and Marker
(about 400 feet away); Oil House (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Oil House (about 400 feet away); Tank Car (about 400 feet away); 1902 Roundhouse Office (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .  Bullard Company #2. (PDF) Additional details from the Park Service site. (Submitted on June 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Bullard Company #2 in front of the Union Pacific #4012 Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, July 25, 2008
3. Bullard Company #2 in front of the Union Pacific #4012
While #2 was among the smallest engines on standard gauge tracks, the #4012 was among the largest.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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