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This black and white photographs show the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #592 at Thatcher, Colorado. The train consisted of mail, express, baggage, smoker, day coach, tourist sleeper, and San Francisco, Los Angeles, and El Paso Pullman cars. It left Albuquerque, New Mexico, at 1:40 AM and arrived in La Junta, Colorado, at 5:45 PM, for a running time of about 16 hours.

Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1889

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Item Number: 61669
Call Number: ATSF Series 1, #51.22
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 61669

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