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Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Santa Fe Steam Locomotive 1073

 
 
Santa Fe Steam Locomotive 1073 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. Santa Fe Steam Locomotive 1073 Marker
Inscription.  

Donated in 1955
by A.T.&S.F. Railroad
Is a 2-6-2 Prairie type
locomotive from 1908
[Retired] 1952. It logged
871,114 miles.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 38° 58.342′ N, 95° 14.316′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on Kentucky Street north of 7th Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker and locomotive are in Watson Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrence KS 66044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buford M. Watson Jr. Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawrence (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Pinckney Neighborhood (about 400 feet away); Free State Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Brown and the Siege of Lawrence, September 14-15, 1856 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Liberty Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); 700-702 Massachusetts Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anderson Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Also see . . .
Santa Fe Steam Locomotive 1073 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. Santa Fe Steam Locomotive 1073

1. Prairie (2-6-2) - A Steam Locomotive Profile. (Submitted on August 19, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The 2-6-2 Prairie. (Submitted on August 19, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 2-6-2 "Prairie" Type Locomotives. (Submitted on August 19, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Santa Fe Railway Historical & Modeling Society. (Submitted on August 19, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Santa Fe Steam Locomotive 1073 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
3. Santa Fe Steam Locomotive 1073
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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