Technical Data

No.: 61
Built: 1900 by Baldwin Locomotive Works
Construction No.: 17814

Technical Data:
Type: 2-8-0
Cylinders: 17x20
Drivers: 38
Weight: 167,000
Tractive Effort: 17,600
Boiler Pressure: 180 lbs.


61 Baldwin

Baldwin builder photo of engine 61. Collection of Boerries Burkhardt


Baldwin 2-8-0 / WP&YR #61

Built in June 1900 at Baldwin Locomotive Works (cn 17814) was now twenty-four years in service, when this great picture was done at Bennett in British Columbia. In 1944 the engine was retired and was used as riprap along the Skagway River in 1949. Retrieved and moved to Skagway Shops in 1990. Sold to Mid-West Locomotive & Machine Works in 2007 to his new owner Steve Butler. Original Photo, Collection of Boerries Burkhardt.


61 Baldwin at Skagway Shops (ca. 1942)

Here we see the engine during WWII at the Skagway turntable.

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