Locomotive "6072"

Locomotive "6072" (HM1EUB)

Location: Fort Riley, KS 66442 Geary County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 4.612', W 96° 46.292'

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This locomotive was donated to Fort Riley by the Union Pacific Railroad on 7 February 1958 for display as a symbol of contribution toward development of the midwest subsequent to 1865. Manufactured as a coal steam engine in 1908 it was converted to an oil burner in 1941. It was used continuously on Mid-Western lines for 49 years. The locomotive was moved to this site through the joint efforts of the Union Pacific and the 1st Engineer Battalion on 6 June 1958.

Engine 110 tons
Tender 30 tons
Total 140 tons

Engine 110 tons
Tender 81 tons
Total 191 tons

Engine 38 ft
Tender 34 ft
Total 72 ft
Year Placed1958
Placed By1st Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 10:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 692767 N 4327670
Decimal Degrees39.07686667, -96.77153333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 4.612', W 96° 46.292'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 4' 36.72" N, 96° 46' 17.52" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-498 Dickman Ave, Fort Riley KS 66442, US
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