Southern Pacific RR 4-10-2 No. 5021
Pomona, CA, United States
Location: Los Angeles County Fairplex
Status: Display
Posted: Oct 6, 2007 @ 20:10:23 by David Flores
During the 1961 L.A. County fair she was steam up and run up and down 900ft of track for atendents of the fair 17 years later she was chosen to be restored for the American Freedom Train in 1976 but was cancelled and chose SP 4449 to pull instead then soon after moved back to the fair grounds and dispayed today
Posted: Jan 15, 2006 @ 19:01:54 by George S.
The "Alco-Schenectady Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 66788 through 66810, Road Numbers 5016 through 5038, were shipped to "Southern Pacific" during May and June of 1926. All of the units were 4-10-2's of "Three Cylinder" configuration.
Posted: Aug 23, 2005 @ 23:08:46 by peter m. preston

Southern Pacific No. 5021 was delivered in 1926 with an  short squat smokestack, piston valve extension covers, only one sand dome, and the bell was smokebox mounted from the factory. A Franklin C-2 boost on the Delta trailing truck and a Worthington 4B feed-water heater. The boost added 12,340 pounds of extra tractive effort to an all ready 84,200 pounds of tractive effort.

By 1937 a Worthington 1/4BL feed-water heater had been fitted. By 1953 had the main driver change to an LMF Universal disc, and a second sand dome has been fitted, and her boost remove.

5021 had her 120-C-8 tender changed to a 160-C-2 tender.