Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Central Pacific Locomotive 31 "Mariposa."

From: "Paul Morrissey" pauliz@charter.net
Subject: Dads Pictures

My ... dad ... collected a lot of train pictures I still have. I came across your web site – thinking you would like me to e-mail this to you ...

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Central Pacific 2nd No. 31 "Mariposa."
Built in 1864 for Old Western Pacific #G.
Went to C.P roster in 1869 or 1879.
In 1891 renumbered No. 1193.
In 1901 to No. 1215.
In 1907 to No. 1488
In 1909 was sold to Stockton Terminal & Eastern R.R. as their No. 1, Retired in 1947. In 1953 was donated to Traveltown in Los Angeles.

My dad was Robert Morrissey of Oakland, California. He was also a friend of Ted Wurn who wrote a lot of train books ...

—Paul Morrissey, Fort Worth, Texas

CPRR Locomotive #1193, formerly #31, "Mariposa."
Courtesy Paul Morrissey.