Hart 139

Masonbuilt No. 6, Conness, is turned at the end of track at Newcastle on its maiden trip over the line on St. Patrick's Day 1865—more than a year after leaving the factory as a kit and nearly four months after arriving in Sacramento.
[Detail of Hart Stereograph #139.]

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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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