Question about Union Iron Works Locomotives
The A.A. Sargent #7 of the Central Pacific RR, which was acquired from the Sacramento Valley Railroad was built by Union Iron Works aka Booth. What was the name of the locomotive when Sacramento Valley acquired it and what was the second one to be named that the Central Pacific RR canceled?
Union Iron Works building locos for SF&SJ and Sac Valley - Mining & Scientific Press Aug 5, 1865, p 71.
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CP loco AA Sargent - Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 30, Number 4571, 15 November 1865.
CP 7 AA Sargent expected - Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 30, Number 4594, 12 December 1865.
CP 7 AA Sargent Arrived in Sacto - Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 30, Number 4596, 14 December 1865.
CP 7 AA Sargent & CP 3 CP Huntington - Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 30, Number 4597, 15 December 1865.
Sacramento Union, Vol 14, No 152, 16 Feb 1882 - THE PLACERVILLE RAILROAD HARDSHIP.
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