Kennecott Copper


Kennecott 901
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Thomas Hillebrant

Bacchus UT - May 1969
901 / 734

DRS6-4-1500
c/n 73474, b/d 3/1948

- built as Baldwin demo #1501
- sold to Kennecott as #901
- nose chopped, 1972
- renumbered 734, 1977
- retired 1982
Kennecott 901
photo by: Keith Ardinger
- collection of Thomas Hillebrant

Lakepoint, UT - April 19, 1973

Kennecott 734
photo & text by: Barry Maxfield
"Number 734 built new as Baldwin DRS6-4-1500 demonstrator 1501. Sold to Kennecott as Number 901 in 1949. Wrecked in 1952, At that time it was changed from A-1-A trucks to B-B trucks during repairs. Short hood chopped in June 1972. Number 901 was transferred to Bingham mine April 20, 1977. It was repainted yellow and renumbered to 734. Retired 16 Aug 1982. Donated to NRHS-Promontory Chapter (Salt Lake City, Utah) on May 10, 1983. Traded to Industrial Salvage & Metals (Salt Lake City, Utah), Who in turn traded a former Utah Railway RSD-5 for two (The Baldwin 734 and an Alco) former Kennecott Locomotives."

Kennecott 734 Kennecott 734
photos & text by: Thomas Hillebrant
Salt Lake City, UT - April 1986
"I shot these while it was owned by the local RHS chapter and stored on a spur (probably on the SLG&W line) out near the SLC airport."


Kennecott 801
photo by: John C. Benson
McGill, NV - Aug. 22, 1991
801

VO1000
c/n 64731, b/d 1/43

- built as Bingham & Garfield #801
- to Kennecott Chino Mines as #80 in 1949
- to Kennecott Nevada Mines as #801 in 1963
- donated to the Nevada Northern Railway Museum


Kennecott 802
photo by: D.R. Hare -
collection of Sam Beck

McGill, NV - Aug. 14, 1981
802

S12
c/n 75548, b/d 6/52

- built as NYC #9313(2nd)
- became Penn Central #8097
- to Kennecott Nevada Mines as #802 in 1969
- donated to the Nevada Northern Railway Museum





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803

VO1000
c/n 64743, b/d 3/43

- built as Bingham & Garfield #803
- scrapped in 1968


Kennecott 802 & 801 802 & 801 at the Nevada Northern Railway Museum
photo by: Doug Ellison
Oct. 13, 2004


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