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Near Kirkwood in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

#5529

Canadian National

 

— 1905 —

 
#5529 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. #5529 Marker
Inscription.  4-6-2 Pacific type passenger locomotive built by the Locomotive and Machine Works of Montreal, Limited, the Canadian branch of ALCO, the 5529 weighs 346,030 lbs., has brakes on the lead trucks and is an excellent example of early 20th Century locomotive design and practice with spoked pilot and trailing wheels common to that era. Donated in 1959 by the Canadian National Railways.
 
Erected by Museum of Transportation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 38° 34.248′ N, 90° 27.798′ W. Marker is near Kirkwood, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker can be reached from Barrett Station Road east of Old Dougherty Ferry Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3015 Barrett Station Road, Saint Louis MO 63122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. MKT #1 (a few steps from this marker); #884 (a few steps from this marker); #1149 (a few steps from this marker); #1 (within shouting distance of this marker); What Does "Bi-Polar" Mean?
#5529 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
2. #5529 Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); #1057 (within shouting distance of this marker); #724 (within shouting distance of this marker); #13889 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kirkwood.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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