Wishram in Klickitat County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Class P-2 Engine No. 2507
Built by Baldwin 1923
Wheel Arrangement • 4-8-2
Length • 102’ – 1 7/8”
Drivers • 73” Dia.
Weight on Drivers • 242,000 lbs.
Locomotive Weight • 365,600 lbs.
Locomotive & Tender Weight • 617,000 lbs.
Cylinders (dia x stroke) • (2) 29” x 28”
Boiler Pressure • 210 psi
Tractive Effort • 57,580 lbs.
Tender Water Capacity • 15,000 gals.
Tender Fuel Oil • 5,660 gals.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
Location. 45° 39.493′ N, 120° 57.979′ W. Marker is in Wishram, Washington, in Klickitat County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Railroad Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Marker is located in front of the Locomotive 2507 exhibit, in a small park beside the BNSF Wishram Terminal parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Railroad Avenue, Wishram WA 98673, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Great Falls of the Columbia (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wyam (approx. 0.6 miles away); Celilo Falls (approx. 0.6 miles away); View of Mount Jefferson (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. 0.6 miles away in Oregon); Greatest Indian Fishery of the Northwest (approx. 0.6 miles away in Oregon); Ancient Indian Fishing Grounds (approx. 0.6 miles away in Oregon); Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds (approx. 0.6 miles away in Oregon). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wishram.
More about this marker. This is a large, framed, encased "poster-style" marker, mounted on three-foot tall metal posts.
Also see . . . Great Northern 2507. The P-2s became renowned for their speed, reliability, and good looks. Besides the Builder, P-2s could be found pulling silk trains, the Fast Mail, Oriental (Submitted on January 22, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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