Santa Fe 3751 Photos
The following photographs are of the Santa Fe 3751 Steam Locomotive
both in San Bernardino on Sunday, January 10, 1999 and
at the Amtrak Redondo Yard on Tuesday, January 12, 1999.
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First Steam up, Sunday Afternoon,
3:30 - 4:00 P.M. Pacific Time, January 10, 1999.
After long delays repairing a stubborn lubricator,
the crew moves into action to pull the blue flag and
ready the big Northern for a highball.
Out of hibernation, steam expands in the cylinders
for the first time in five years.
At walking speed, 3751 sends up fuel rich smoke as crew leans out.
Metrolink Flyover BNSF San Bernardino yards:
First Trials on Sunday, January 10, 1999.
First movement out of the hole. Metrolink Flyover in background.
Warbonnet freight drag has just passed.
3751 enroute to Redondo Roundhouse from Hobart.
3751 on Redondo Roundhouse lead track.
3751 awaiting Amtrak switcher for move into roundhouse
Switcher and crew prepare to couple to 3751. Next they will cut off the tool car
and spot it in stall 20 and then come back for the 3751.
Turning 3751 on turntable - Roundhouse stalls in background.
Fireman Dan "Young Daniel" Echeto (SBRHS Collections Manager/Volunteer)
and Mike Deeble (Insurance Agent from Railroad & Trolly Insurance).
Operating 3751 into Redondo Roundhouse, Warren M. Scholl,
Manager Technical Training & Rules for BNSF in Overland Park, Kansas,
volunteer for SBRHS.
Redondo Junction Roundhouse Tool Car is already spotted on stall 20,
3751 in motion on the turntable. View is from gangway between locomotive and tender.
3751 will be spotted in stall 19.
Tuesday, January 12, 1999, between 3:30 - 4:00 P.M. Pacific Time.
The photographs on this page were provided courtesy of Mike Deeble of Railroad & Trolley Insurance.
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