56

Technical Data

No.: 56 ex. WP&YR No.: 6
Built: January 1899 by Baldwin Locomotive Works
Construction No.: 16455

Technical Data:
Type: 2-8-0
Cylinders: 11-1/2 & 19x20
Drivers: 38"
Weight: 159,000
Tractive Effort: 21,000
Boiler Pressure: 200 lbs.

56

Baldwin 56 as Skagway switcher

A wonderful image of the Skagway switcher, engine 56. The image was taken at April 29, 1934. Four years later, the engine was scrapped. Collection of Boerries Burkhardt.


Reference:

[2] = Gold Rush Narrow Gauge by Cy Martin, ISBN 0-87046-026-9

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