Arizona Copper Company's Locomotive #2

Arizona Copper Company's Locomotive #2 (HM1RQ9)

Location: Phoenix, AZ 85007 Maricopa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 26.901', W 112° 5.535'

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The Arizona Copper Company of Morenci, Arizona purchased five of these locomotives between 1882 and 1886 to haul ore on the Coronado railroad.
The H. K. Porter Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania manufactured them in 1882.

Locomotive #2 ran on 20" tracks. This is 16" less than narrow gauge, and 36 1/2" less than standard gauge tracks.
The small locomotive measures only 17 feet long, by 5 feet 5 inches wide and weighs just 11 tons.

Locomotive #2 was abandoned in 1923 at the top of the steep 1,200 foot Coronado Incline.
Phelps Dodge Morenci, Inc. recovered it in 1990 from the top of the incline at Morenci Mine and donated it to the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources.

Restoration funding was provided by the Arizona Heritage Fund and Phelps Dodge Morenci, Inc.

The locomotive was donated by Phelps Dodge Morenci, Inc.
HM NumberHM1RQ9
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 17th, 2016 at 9:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 398483 N 3701526
Decimal Degrees33.44835000, -112.09225000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 26.901', W 112° 5.535'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 26' 54.06" N, 112° 5' 32.1" W
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Area Code(s)602
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1502 W Washington St, Phoenix AZ 85007, US
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