Santa Fe #462

Technical Data

BuilderGeneral Electric
Number17927
DateJuly 1943
TypeB-B-88
Wheel ArrangementB-B
PowerDiesel-Electric (380 hp)
Gross Weight44 tons

History

  • Built new as Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway #462, Fresno, CA;
  • E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co. #2, Antioch, CA;
  • Acquired by PLA May 1971
  • In service, Castro Point Railway, 1971 – 1986
  • Trucked to Niles Canyon in 1989
  • Re-entered regular train service in May 1990 after new engine installed
  • Taken out of service requiring engine and wheel work 1999
  • Stored, Brightside, CA