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American Freedom Train Locomotive
#610

The former Texas & Pacific #610 steaming as AFT #610 at Ft. Worth, TX 1976.

Image: Tom Nosera

 
 

The 610 was restored specifically to pull the AFT.

The 610 pulled the train only in Texas.

Photographed at Ft. Worth, Texas 27 Feb 76.

Image: Joe McMillan

 
  Image: Tom Nosera  
 

Note the rectangular restoration plaque -- only on the fireman's side of the tender, towards the cab, below the blue stripe.

Image: Tom Nosera

 
 

610 Steam Locomotive
Restored 1976, Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth salutes our Nation's 200th Anniversary and the hundreds of its citizens and organizations who contributed to the restoration of this great steam locomotive. Special gratitude is expressed to these major donors:

Amon G. Carter Foundation

Sid W. Richardson Foundation

American Cyanamid Company
Biety & Hawbecker, Inc.
Burl Blackman
Ken Booth
The Branding Chute Lab
A. J. Bray
Brown Rental Equipment Company
Goergia Byrns
Claude B. Camp
William B. Calhoun
Centaur Petroleum
Charles Chambers
Double Seal Ring Company
A. J. & Jessie Duncn Foundation
East Texas Petroleum
Equitable General Insurance Company
Flemming Foundation
Fort Worth Belt Railroad Company
Fort Worth & Denver Railway Company
Fort Worth Fire Department
Fort Worth's Progress
Fuller Foundation
P. W. Gaines
Garvey Foundation
O. K. Hardy
Richard Jensen
Jerry Jolly
Rich Kaufman
Bryan Kaufman
Kimbell Products Company
Willie Kerby
Hugo Lackman
Blair Lavell
Lee Lavell
Cy Martin
David Martin
Ray L. Miller
W. A. Moncrief, Jr.
Gale Morton
Howard Meyers
Neiman Brothers Trucking Company
Irwin A. Nicholson
N. L. Industries -- Magnus Division
Onyx Construction Company
Par Painting
Homer J. Patton
Mr. & Mrs. Russell H. Pearson
Pearson Equipment Company
Jim Perry Sandblasting
David Gerald Pierce
Quick-Car Coproration
Teodora Ramos
Louis Ratcliff
H. D. Register
Saginaw Fire Department
C. B. Schwalbe
Willie Smith
Stuart's Hose Company
Swift & Company
Tandy Corporation
Joe Tilley, Jr.
Texas Educational Association
Texas Gauge Company
Texas & Pacific -- Missouri Pacific Railroad Company
Texas Refinery Company
Robert Tigner
Mr. & Mrs. D. C. Tonson
Mr. & Mrs. Don Townsend
C. Victor Thornton
United Heat Treating
Joe Van Natta
R. E. Visney
Washington Iron Works
Leonard A. Webb
Western Hills Elementary School -- Art Classes
Jim Wilson
World Service Life Insurance Company
Thomas Zambrino

610 Historical Foundation

 
 

After serving on the AFT and then in excursion service with the Southern Railway, #610 found its permanent home in Palastine, TX at the Texas State Railroad.

It was returned to T&P livery shortly thereafter.

Image: Todd Schannuth

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