Baldwin #7717 Steam Locomotive

Baldwin #7717 Steam Locomotive (HMTS0)

Location: Field, BC V0A 1G0 Columbia-Shuswap
Country: Canada
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N 51° 25.249', W 116° 25.55'

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Baldwin #7717 Steam Locomotive
This Baldwin 2-6-0 mogul steam engine - builders #7717 - road #6 - 36" gauge locomotive, was built for the North Western Coal & Navigation Co. in 1885. It was originally used to carry bituminous coal on a narrow gauge railway, which connected the C.P.R. mainline with the coal mines near Lethbridge. In 1893 this railway track was converted to standard gauge, causing a surplus of these narrow gauge engines. This engine was purchased in 1907 for the construction of the C.P.R. Spiral Tunnels in the Kicking Horse Valley. When construction was complete in 1908, this engine was abandoned here.

Locomotive ? Vapeur Baldwin No 7717
Puissante locomotive ? vapeur, la Baldwin 2-6-0 - constructeurs no 7717 - route 6 - d'un ?cartement de 36 po, ?t? construite en 1885 pour la North Western Coal & Navigation Co. ? l'origine, elle sevait au transport de la houille bitunimeuse sur une voie ferr?e au gabarit ?troit, laquelle reliait la ligne principale du C.P. aux mines de houille pr de Lethbridge. En 1893, le eabarit d'?cartement de cette ligne ferroiviaire a ?t? converti, entrainant un surplus de ce type de locomotives. Celle-ci a ?t? achet?e en 1907 pour la construction des tunnels en spirale du C.P dans la vall?e de la Kicking Horse. Une fois la construction termin?e, en 1908, elle a ?t? abandonn?e ici.
HM NumberHMTS0
Placed ByBanff National Park - Parc national Banff
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11U E 539923 N 5696779
Decimal Degrees51.42081667, -116.42583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 25.249', W 116° 25.55'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 25' 14.94" N, 116° 25' 33.00" W
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Area Code(s)559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-128 Trans-Canada Hwy, Field BC V0A 1G0, CA
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