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ATSF Engine No. 761


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ATSF Engine No. 761 Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Engine No. 761, an 1890 vintage, is one of the steam locomotive workhorses of the main line between Chicago and the west.

Included in the display located adjacent to the historic depot and Visitors Center, is the Tender and the 1900 Series Southern Pacific Drover Caboose, purchased from the State of Nevada Historical Railroad Museum. Historically, the "Drover Car" was set behind the cattle car, and cowboys stayed in the caboose and managed the herd. This particular Drover Car ran the route from Montana to California.


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ATSF Engine No. 761

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Engine No. 761, an 1890 vintage, is one of the steam locomotive workhorses of the main line between Chicago and the west. Included in the display located adjacent to the historic depot and Visitors Center, is the Tender and the 1900

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