Wednesday
Jun042014

May 1927 - ATSF 3751

ATSF 3751 attended San Bernardino's Railroad Days, April 16-17, 2011.

* 1927 - Baldwin builds its first 4-8-4 steam locomotive (builders number 60004) for Santa Fe (ATSF 3751).

* 1936 - 3751 is converted to burn oil at the San Bernardino Shops.

* 1939 - ATSF 3751 pulled the first passenger train, The Scout, into the new Los Angeles Union Station.

* 1953 - 3751 pulls its last passenger train before being stored in Los Angeles' Redondo Junction Roundhouse.

* 1958 - On May 14, it is placed on static display in San Bernardino's Viaduct Park.

* 1986 - 3751 is sold to the San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society for $1 and moved out of Viaduct Park.

* 1991 - Newly restored, the 3751 pulls a freight train from San Bernardino to Los Angeles as a break in run.

* 1995 - On April 12, ATSF 3751 becomes the last locomotive serviced in San Bernardino's Santa Fe Shops.

* 2004 - 3751 returns to San Bernardino for the reopening of the Santa Fe Depot (after extensive restoration).

* Since 2004, ATSF 3751 has returned to San Bernardino several times for Railroad Days.

Click here to learn more about ATSF 3751.