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

#2003

Joplin - Pittsburg (Missouri - Kansas)

 

1936

 
#2003 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. #2003 Marker
Inscription.  Built at the Plymouth Locomotive Works of Plymouth, Ohio, number 2003 is a propane-electric unit used in short line freight service on the Joplin-Pittsburg Railroad and later on the Kansas City public service freight operations (as #1). It weighs 140,000 pounds, has a maximum speed of 35 miles per hour, and contains four-110 horsepower Westinghouse Motors. Donated in 1964 by James G. Ashley, Sr. of the Kansas City public service freight operation.
 
Erected 2013 by Museum of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 34.283′ N, 90° 27.77′ W. Marker is near St. Louis, 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. #50 (a few steps from this marker); #113 (a few steps from this marker); ACFX #26640 (a few steps from this marker); #1942 (a
#2003 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
2. #2003 Marker
few steps from this marker); UTLX #3882 (a few steps from this marker); #1582 (a few steps from this marker); #96500 (a few steps from this marker); SL-SF#3000 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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