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The Boothbuilt A. A. Sargent, the only Central Pacific locomotive delivered from a California builder, had been ordered by the Sacramento Valley Rail Road prior to its purchase by the CP. (California State Railroad Museum)
[Hart Stereograph #235.  Locomotive SARGENT, J St. Sacramento City (to East).]


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Illustration from the article:
Railroads Shipped by Sea
Railroad History, Bulletin 180, Spring, 1999. pp. 7-30.
By Wendell W. Huffman

Courtesy Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, William F. Howes, Jr., President.
 
 

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