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Las Vegas in San Miguel County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Engine No. 1129

 
 
Engine No. 1129 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
1. Engine No. 1129 Marker
Inscription.  
The Engine was built for the Santa Fe Railroad Co. by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, in 1902 & used in regular service on various divisions of the Santa Fe Railroad in New Mexico, for 51 years. It's last trip in railroad service ended in Belen, NM, July 25, 1953. As a gift from Santa Fe to the City of Las Vegas, it was brought to Las Vegas, April 25, 1956, by rail, to its present location in Las Vegas, New Mexico. It now stands on the track of one of the shortest railroads in the world.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is April 25, 1846.
 
Location. 35° 36.453′ N, 105° 12.684′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, New Mexico, in San Miguel County. Marker is at the intersection of North Grand Avenue (U.S. 85) and Mills Avenue (Alternate U.S. 85), on the right when traveling south on North Grand Avenue. Marker is on the northwest corner in Municipal Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Las Vegas NM 87701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Meta L. Christy (approx. 0.7 miles away); City Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); Meadows Hotel
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Temple Montefiore, Las Vegas, New Mexico (approx. 0.9 miles away); YMCA Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); Browne & Manzanares Commission House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert (1895-1991) / New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rawlins House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
 
Engine No. 1129 and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
2. Engine No. 1129 and Marker
Engine No. 1129 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
3. Engine No. 1129
Engine No. 1129 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 20, 2013
4. Engine No. 1129
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,352 times since then and 255 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. submitted on April 29, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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