The bell is from Santa Fe No. 1137, a 2-6-2 style steam locomotive.
The engine was built in January 1903 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works and was in active service with Santa Fe until it was scrapped in 1953.
On February 1, 1964, the bell was presented to J. E. Lester, the Assistant General Manager in Topeka, upon his retirement after 45 years of service.
The bell was acquired by the Museum in 2014.
* Saturday, February 28, 2015
* 8:00 am until Noon (Vendor setup 6:30 am to 8:00 am)
* At the Santa Fe Depot...1170 West Third Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410
* Admission: $4.00 donation. Accompaning spouse and under 18 free.
* Contact: Larry (951) 686-7890 or Gary (909) 794-3153 email@example.com
* Seen here in the fall of 1985 is Santa Fe SD-45 #5394 after receiving its new "Kodachrome" paint job in San Bernardino.
* In 1983, Southern Pacific and Santa Fe (SPSF) agreed to merge, hence many new paint schemes were tested.
* The merger was ultimately disapproved by the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1987.
* This issue of the Newsletter contains several photographs of the SPSF paint scheme that were taken in the San Bernardino shops.
* Also, in the newsletter is an update on the Santa Fe Collection at the California State Railroad Museum that was featured in the previous newsletter.
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