White Pass and Yukon

Late Steam Engines

1938 to 1947, and 2000

and

Army Locomotives During WWII




4   Purchased used from Klondike Mines Railway in 1942

Photos of 4


40  Leased from Georgetown Loop in 2000 and 2001

Photos
of 40


70 class  Purchased new in 1938(70), 1939(71), and 1947(72, 73)

Photos of 70      

Photos of 71     Assembly of 71        Detailed Specifications of 71

Photos of 72    

Photos of 73      Detail photos of 73


80  81 Purchased used from Sumpter Valley in 1940

Photos
of 80 and 81


Proposed steam locomotives

The 70 class locomotives are Baldwin class 12-26-1/4-E.  There are proposal drawings for larger 2-8-2's of class 12-28-1/4-E and 12-30-1/4-E

A British-built 4-8-0 similar to those of Colombia.   Baldwin also built some to the same specifications.

A Baldwin 2-6-6-2 of class 16-22/22-1/4-DD





World War II
Locomotives brought to the White Pass by the U. S. Army

3   Owned by US Army and used on WP&Y in WWII.  3 was acquired by WP&Y in 1946.  Burned in 1969.

Photos of 3

10  14
   Owned by US Army and used on WP&Y in WWII.  (Ex East Tennessee & Western North Carolina)  Burned in 1943. 

Photos of 10 and 14


20  21
  Owned by US Army and used on WP&Y in WWII.  (Ex Colorado & Southern)  Shipped out in 1944.

Photos of 20 and 21

22  23  24 
  Owned by US Army and used on WP&Y in WWII.  (Ex Silverton Northern)  22 and 23 shipped out in 1944.  24 was acquired by WP&Y in 1947.

Photos of 22, 23, and 24


190 class
  Numbers 190-200.  Owned by US Army and used on WP&Y in WWII.  190 to 197 were acquired by WP&Y after the war.

Photos of the 190 class


250 class  Numbers 250-256.  Owned by US Army and used on WP&Y in WWII (Ex D&RGW K28 class)   Shipped out in 1944.

Photos of the 250 class



152  
Owned by US Army and almost used on WP&Y in WWII

Photos
of 152