The last time I saw Southern 1401 was probably in the mid-80s. It's still on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, DC and looks as good as it did 34 years ... (more)
Camden & Amboy Railroad 4-2-0 "John Bull"
This is the original "John Bull" locomotive which was built in 1831 in Newcastle, England for the Camden & Amboy Railroad. The C&A was chartered... (more)
Locomotive Bling: When Southern Railway's Ps-4 Pacific number 1401 was cosmetically restored by a paint crew from a local auto body shop (under an outdoor shed in Alexandria) in 1961--in preparati... (more)
Beautiful PS-4 SRR #1401 is crammed into the transportation wing of the Smithsonian, where it has resided for decades. It is in excellent condition, cosmetically, but will not likely ever see liv... (more)
An American Classic: Southern Railway's superb Heavy USRA-design Ps-4 Pacific no. 1401. Future generations are fortunate sensitive and caring souls saved this engine from scrap, so it could be app... (more)
The cab of Southern Ps-4 1401 can look convincingly "in service" in certain lighting and compositions.
Imported in 1831 from England for use on the first rail link between New York and Philadelphia, the John Bull was originally a 0-4-0. Due to a tendency to derail on the uneven American tracks, a ... (more)
Built by the Baldwin Locomotive works in Philadelphia in 1876, the Jupiter was the Santa Cruz Railroad's third locomotive. The Jupiter was built for 36 inch narrow-gauge and became obsolete in 18... (more)
This 4-4-0 is preserved in the Smithonian's Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.
Santa Cruz 4-4-0 #3 preserved at the National Museum of American History. Southern Railway 4-6-2 #1401 along with a John Bull steam engine are also on display at the Smithsonian.
Best lookin' steam engine in the world: Southern Ps4 1401