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Date: 10/14/20 09:33
UP 4420, Evanston Wyo.
Author: donstrack

Here is a chance to help preserve and restore a unique UP 0-6-0.

https://www.facebook.com/Roundhouse.Restoration.inc/posts/3660429147310014

More about this group of UP 0-6-0s is on this roster page.....

https://utahrails.net/up-steam-roster/up05-1915-1962-17.php#up-4416_0-6-0

Don Strack



Date: 10/14/20 11:25
Re: UP 4420, Evanston Wyo.
Author: wingomann

Since it was built in 1914 would it have been a Harriman Standard locomotive?  It looks very simular to SP switchers (other than it being a coal burner).



Date: 10/15/20 08:43
Re: UP 4420, Evanston Wyo.
Author: GMUP

Yes, it's a Common Standard CS-109 Class, UP Sub Class S-4 4400-4420. It was the last of five in that Sub Class Built by Lima in August 1914.



Date: 10/15/20 09:37
Re: UP 4420, Evanston Wyo.
Author: donstrack

UP had a total of 303 0-6-0 Switch locomotives.

UP's 303 0-6-0 S-Class switchers were built between 1890 and 1921, in the following series:
  • (21) LA&SL 4226-4246 (21)
  • (187) UP 4300-4307 (8), 4310-4347 (38), 4350-4480 (131), 4600-4609 (10 USRA)
  • (61) OSL 4700-4544 (45), 4748-4752 (5), 4758-4763 (6), 4753-4757 (5 USRA)
  • (34) OWRR&N 4900-4933 (34)
The S-51, S-55 and S-56 classes (62 total) were built before the Harriman Common Standard era, built in 1887-1902.The S-1 to S-6 classes (226 total) were the Harriman Common Standard designs, built in 1904-1920.The Special classes (15 total) were USRA design, built in 1918-1919.Retirements for the pre-Harriman era locomotives started as early as 1913. The Harriman era locomotives, built beginning in 1901, were retired starting in 1925 and continued through to 4466's retirement in 1962.

A summary list of all of UP's 0-6-0s is on this web page.

https://utahrails.net/up/steam-wheel-arrangements.php#steam060

Here are two photos of UP 4420, lifted from the UPHS photo book series.

Don Strack






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