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Appleton in Outagamie County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Number 736

Pacific Type Passenger Engine

 
 
Number 736 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 6, 2008
1. Number 736 Marker
Inscription.  
· Built in 1913 by American Locomotive Co.
· Original cost was $24,587.00
· Wt. of engine and tender 493,570 lbs.
· Tractive effort 36,833 lbs.
· Capacity 12,000 gals. of water and
  17 1/2 tons of coal
· Maximum speed over 100 m.p.h.
· Service traveled 2,896,000 miles

Steam Locomotive
donated to
City of Appleton
by
Soo Line Railroad
1959
Fence and Installation
donated by
John M. Balliet

 
Location. 44° 15.744′ N, 88° 22.751′ W. Marker is in Appleton, Wisconsin, in Outagamie County. Marker is on East Newberry Street west of South Lee Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at Teulah Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 East Newberry Street, Appleton WI 54915, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Merging of Milwaukee-Downer and Lawrence Colleges (approx. 0.8 miles away); 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vulcan Street Plant Replica (approx. 0.9 miles
Number 736 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 6, 2008
2. Number 736 and Marker
away); First Edison Hyrdoelectric System in America (approx. one mile away); Lawrence University (approx. one mile away); First Commercially Successful Electric Street Railway (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hearthstone (approx. 1.9 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Appleton.
 
Also see . . .  Surviving Steam Locomotives. (Submitted on March 24, 2009.)
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
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