Old Faithful #279 - Pioche, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nvtriker
N 37° 56.201 W 114° 27.086
11S E 723967 N 4201853
Quick Description: Old Faithful #279 the original "Dinky" from Fennimore, WI, now on display in Pioche, Nevada.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 11/7/2009 7:55:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM7M55
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
Views: 1

Long Description:
Purchased in 1927 from the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Co. for use on the Jackrabbit to Pioche line by the Pioche Pacific Railroad Co. Retired in 1939 donated to the town of Pioche in 1957.

Operated in Wisconsin from 1878 to 1926.

3 foot gauge.
Built by American Locomotive Company Schenectady, NY

Some online info:

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This engine is mentioned all the way at the bottom of this page:

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Locomotive Type: (required): Steam

Do you need to pay an entrance fee to view this locomotive? (required): No

How accessible is this locomotive display? (Required): Display is behind a fence, access is limited to viewing only.

If "other" what is the engine type? (optional): Not listed

If a fee is required what is the approximate cost for admittance? (optional): Not listed

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