The Old Engine from Audubon Park
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With many, many thanks to Blair Kullman ("Blair on the Air"),
who shared the photos below of refurbished Engine 745.
Many New Orleanians have fond childhood memories of playing
aboard this engine at its former home in Audubon Park.
Southern Pacific 745 is the last surviving steam locomotive
made in Louisiana. It was built in New Orleans in 1921 and is on
the National Register of Historic Places.
|Engine 745 during its stay at Audubon Park, picture ca. 1950's.
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Click on the link above to learn about the 745's restoration,
schedule of appearances and the search for a permanent home.