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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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Garcia School

This red brick schoolhouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1905, replacing the wooden school on this land. "Little remains of the old one-room schoolhouses built of logs, adobe, frame, or brick which proliferated across Arizona in the late 1800s.

Wickenburg, AZ Historic Schoolhouses

Santa Fe Depot

The Santa Fe Depot at Wickenburg, Arizona, was the last of the original wooden depots on the Santa Fe Railroad Line by the 1920s, when Santa Fe decided the "old wooden depot"

Wickenburg, AZ Railroad History

Jail Tree

This 200 year-old mesquite tree once served as Wickenburg's Jail. From 1863 to 1890

Wickenburg, AZ Pioneer History

Western Sculpture

"Thanks For The Rain" The life-size bronze sculpture was created by Joe Beeler in 1988

Wickenburg, AZ Arts

Vulture Peak

Vulture Peak Trail is a short but steep trail that takes hikers from the base of Vulture Peak (2,480 feet) to a saddle (3,420 feet) just below the summit in only two miles. From this point, experienced hikers can "scramble" up an extremely steep and narrow "chute"

Wickenburg, AZ Hiking Trails

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