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[Central Pacific Railroad steam locomotive No. 48]
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California State Railroad Museum Library
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Central Pacific No. 48, built at the Sacramento Shops, was placed into service September 23, 1868 as a 4-6-0T locomotive. It was rebuilt as a 4-4-0, nearly a completely new locomotive, and placed into service April 23, 1883 with a tender. The locomotive was renumbered 1366 in 1891. It served as a prototype design for additional 4-4-0 locomotives built at the Sacramento Shops in the 1880s.
Original measurements: 1 photographic print; 3-3/4 x 4-3/4 in.
California Preservation Service (CAPS)
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negative number: CSRM Negative 13845. Original .tiff file name: csrm_143
California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
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