The Trains and Tripods program put on by the California State Railroad Museum allows photographers the chance to photograph the museum without the crowds. Southern Pacific Cab Forward No.4294 was ... (more)
The Trains and Tripods program put on by the California State Railroad Museum allows photographers the chance to photograph the museum without the crowds. The engineers seat in Southern Pacific Ca... (more)
Last of her kind, Southern Pacific AC-12 Class "Cab-Forward" #4294 was also the last new steam locomotive ordered by the Southern Pacific Railroad. Designed to battle the long, steep gr... (more)
Southern Pacific Cab Forward AC-12, 4-8-8-2 resides in the California State Railroad Museum alongside North Pacific Coast 4-4-0 No. 12 Sonoma. Lucius Beebe and Charles Cleggs' private Car, The ... (more)
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The AC-12 class 4-8-8-2 "cab forward" # 4294 of the Southern Pacific was built in 1944 as the last of a series of 20 locomotives by the Baldwin Locomotive Works. The only survivor of its... (more)
Espee Cab Forward! Thoroughly dominating the main hall of the California State Railroad Museum is one of the most impressive steam locomotives that I have ever seen displayed indoors. Weig... (more)
SP AC12 4294, the last of the Mohicans. Although one of Espee's most iconic steam locomotives, only one of the 4-8-8-2 cab forwards survived the end of the steam era on the Southern Pacific. Now t... (more)
The only survivor of 256 SP "Cab Forwards" sits in the main hall of the California State Railroad Museum. She now features recorded sounds, including the SP's distinctive air pump exhaust.
The sole survivor of Southern Pacific's Cab-Forward locomotives and the last new steam locomotive purchased by the SP rests silently at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento.
Fireman's side of SP X4294 Cab Forward
Inside of SP 4294, the last Cab Forward alive. Nikon Coolpix 3200
SP 4-8-8-2 Cab Forward 4294 was the last steam locomotive purchased by the SP, and the last of SP's unique Cab Forwards in existance. This is several years before the California State Railroad Mus... (more)