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

#573

Wabash

 

1899

 
#573 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. #573 Marker
Inscription.  Built by the Rhode Island Locomotive Works, this 2-6-0 mogul-type freight locomotive was retained two years after the Wabash had become dieselized because of a bridge which no support the weight of diesel-electric locomotives. Number 573 weighs 215,825 pounds to working order, has 64" drive wheels, and 19" x 28" cylinders. It was one of the smallest engines operated by the Wabash. Donated in 1955 by the Wabash Railroad.
 
Erected 2013 by Museum of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 34.273′ N, 90° 27.742′ W. Marker is in 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. #2933 (within shouting distance of this marker); #96500 (within shouting distance of this marker); #50 (within shouting distance of this marker); #2003 (within
#573 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
2. #573 Marker
shouting distance of this marker); #1621 (within shouting distance of this marker); #408 (within shouting distance of this marker); #113 (within shouting distance of this marker); #9908 "Silver Charger" (within shouting distance of 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 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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