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Snyder in Scurry County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Engine No. 5

Old Roscoe, Snyder & Pacific Railroad

 
 
Engine No. 5 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
1. Engine No. 5 Marker
Inscription. A Baldwin locomotive of the Roscoe, Snyder & Pacific--the railroad that reached here in 1908 with passenger and freight service, and contributed greatly to growth of city and area.

This engine (a coal burner converted later to fuel oil) was built in 1920 in Philadelphia; placed in park in 1956.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3802.)
 
Location. 32° 42.381′ N, 100° 53.346′ W. Marker is in Snyder, Texas, in Scurry County. Touch for map. Marker is behind the Western Texas College Coliseum in the Scurry County Heritage Village. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 East Coliseum Drive, Snyder TX 79549, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dodson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Snyder Graveyard (approx. one mile away); R. L. McMullan Home (approx. 1.6 miles away); Roscoe, Snyder & Pacific Railroad Company (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of Sanitarium of Alonzo Orrin Scarborough (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Store of William Henry "Pete" Snyder
Engine No. 5 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
2. Engine No. 5 Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of The MacKenzie Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); Snyder National Bank (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Snyder.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Engine No. 5 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
3. Engine No. 5
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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