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

#5011

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe

 

— Cab open for display—Ring bell! —

 
#5011 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. #5011 Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1944 by Baldwin Locomotive Works at a cost of $264,681.00, number 5011 is one of the largest non-articulated locomotives ever built, with a total weight over 470 tons. Built for fast freight service, the 5011 has 74" driving wheels-the largest ever applied to a 2-10-4 "Texas" type.
 
Erected by Museum of Transportation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 38° 34.323′ N, 90° 27.665′ 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. Illinois Terminal Neon Sign (a few steps from this marker); #952 (a few steps from this marker); #103 (a few steps from this marker); #4006 (a few steps from this marker); #102 (a few steps from this marker); "Daniel Nason"
#5011 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
2. #5011 Marker
(a few steps from this marker); #206 (a few steps from this marker); SBIX #1634 (a few steps from 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 40 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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