My ‘bad-luck’ engine

For a Santa Fe fireman and a 4-8-4, three weeks in 1943 tragically proved the truth of an old axiom

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My story takes place in 1943, when steam locomotives were supreme, and tells about my experiences with Santa Fe 3751-class 4-8-4 No. 3760. I was firing in passenger service on train 20, the Chief, between Los Angeles and Barstow. Our locomotive was t...

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