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K-4s Engine #1737


William J. Rugen


August 6, 1935


The Pennsylvania Railroad's K-4s engine #1737 was the first of the K4 class, which turned out to be a classic line, eventually numbering 425 locomotives. It was intended that the 1737 be restored and used as an heirloom example at the World's Fair of 1939. Despite the clear number on the front badge, this may in fact be K-4s engine #3750, which was renumbered and used as a stand-in when it was determined that #1737 was too badly deteriorated to be rebuilt for display. Engine #1737 and tender are seen here at the Morris Park Locomotive Shops in Richmond Hill.


Stamped on reverse of print: Photograph From The Archives Of Ron Ziel P.O. Box 433 Bridgehampton, NY 11932 U.S.A. (516) 726-9544 Copyright pending - all reproduction rights withheld unless permission in writing is obtained.


Richmond Hill


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