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Nevada Northern Railway
Nevada Consolidated Copper Co.
Kennecott Copper, Nevada Mines Division

Compiled by Keith Albrandt

(Data copied and reformatted without permission from Keith Albrandt's online "Nevada Northern Railway Complete Locomotive Roster") (no longer available)

This page was last updated on April 6, 2013.

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Alco-Schenectady 4-4-0 -- 1 locomotive
16x24 cylinders; 60 inch drivers

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NN 1 SP 1228 18 Nov 1905 Jun 1869 566 29 Dec 1923

Description:

Engine Weight: 80,150 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 50,600 pounds
Tractive Effort: 12,434 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): (28,500 pounds)
Coal: 7 tons
Water: 3,600 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Central Pacific no. 161 "Juno"; to SP no. 1228; sold to Nevada Northern Railway on November 18, 1905; purchase cost was $4018.00.
b. Passenger service
c. Scrapped 1931.

Alco-Schenectady 4-6-0 -- 1 locomotive
18x24 cylinders; 54 inch drivers

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NN 2 SP 2045 13 Dec 1905 Dec 1880 1307 ca. 1931

Description:

Engine Weight: 89,100 pounds
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort: 16,230 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. NN 2 was built as Southern Pacific no. 26; to SP no. 106; to SP no. 1609; to SP no. 2045; sold to Nevada Northern on December 13, 1905; purchase cost was $5,425.00.
b. Out of service from August 1911 through 1913; after repairs sold to Steptoe Valley Smelting & Mining in March 1914; to NCCCo no. 400 after December 1914; sometime during its service at McGill its tender was reconfigured as a slope-back..
c. Scrapped in 1931.

Alco-Dickson 4-6-0 -- 1 locomotive
20x26 cylinders; 62 inch drivers

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NN 10
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NN 4 Nov 1909 Sep 1906 41240 NN 10 Nov 1909

Description:

Engine Weight: 150,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 114,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 25,660 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): (46,410 pounds)
Coal: 12 tons
Water: 6,500 gallons

Notes:

a.

Purchased new as NN no. 4; purchase cost was $13,400.00.

b. Passenger service.
c. Renumbered no. 10 in November 1909.

Alco-Pittsburgh 0-6-0 -- 1 locomotive
20x26 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

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NN 6 Aug 1910 48184 ca. 1950

Description:

Engine Weight: 148,300 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 148,300 pounds
Tractive Effort: 34,700 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): 109,200 pounds
Coal: 10 tons
Water: 5,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new as Nevada Northern no. 6
b. Alco was late delivering this engine, by about two years after the initial order. Mr. Cannon convinced the New York office to order no. 40 from Baldwin. Alco was also charging ~$3000 for changes to their no. 40 proposal, whereas Baldwin Locomotive Works was making the much more reasonable charge of only $137.
c. Early main yard switcher; slope-back tender.
d. Sold to NCCCo. no. 6, March 1916.
e. In McGill scrap line on December 4, 1950. Presumably scrapped in 1951.

Alco-Dickson 4-6-0 -- 1 locomotive
20x26 cylinders; 62 inch drivers

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NN 7 Apr 1907 42662 NN 11 Oct 1909

Description:

Engine Weight: 149,900 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 111,900 pounds
Tractive Effort: 25,664 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): 113,700 pounds
Coal: 10 tons
Water: 6,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new NN no. 7; purchase cost was $13,700.00.
b. NN 7 was renumbered to NN no. 11 in October 1909.
c. Three locomotives assigned to passenger service: NN 10, NN 11 and NN 40.

Alco-Dickson 4-6-0 -- 1 locomotive
20x26 cylinders; 62 inch drivers

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NN 10 NN 4 Nov 1909 Sep 1906 41240 May 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 150,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 114,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 25,660 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): (46,410 pounds)
Coal: 12 tons
Water: 6,500 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new NN no. 4; purchase cost was $13,400.00.
b. Three locomotives assigned to passenger service: NN 10, NN 11 and NN 40.
c. Renumbered no. 10 in November 1909.
d. Sold for scrap in May 1951; scrapped at McGill in March 1952

Alco-Dickson 4-6-0 -- 1 locomotive
20x26 cylinders; 62 inch drivers

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NN 11 NN 7 Oct 1909 Apr 1907 42662 May 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 149,900 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 111,900 pounds
Tractive Effort: 25,664 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): 113,700 pounds
Coal: 10 tons
Water: 6,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new NN no. 7; purchase cost was $13,700.00.
b. NN 7 was renumbered to NN no. 11 in October 1909.
c. Three locomotives assigned to passenger service: NN 10, NN 11 and NN 40.
d. Withdrawn from service early in 1940.
e. Sold for scrap in May 1951; scrapped at McGill in March 1952

Alco-Rogers 4-6-0 -- 1 locomotive
19x26 cylinders; 58 inch drivers

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NN 20
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NN 20 ASSCo 8 Oct 1909 Feb 1907 37573 ca. 1954

Description:

Engine Weight: 154,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 115,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 26,130 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): (51,000 pounds)
Coal: 10 tons
Water: 6,500 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new as American Smelters Securites Co. no. 8; purchase cost was $14,975.00.
b. Renumbered to Nevada Northern no. 20 in October 1909.
c. Used in Nevada Northern mixed service (light helper, mixed train service, way freight to Ruth and McGill, local passenger and interurban service); not generally used in passenger service, until the withdrawal of NN no. 10 in early 1941, then until the switch to highway buses on August 1, 1941.
d. Sold for scrap in 1954.

Alco-Brooks 4-6-0 -- 1 locomotive
19x26 cylinders; 58 inch drivers

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NN 21 Mar 1909 46077 Mar 1952

Description:

Engine Weight: 154,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 116,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 26,130 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): (51,000 pounds)
Coal: 14 tons
Water: 7,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new NN no. 21; purchase cost was $13,200.00.
b. Freight service.
c. Scrapped at McGill in March 1952 (tender used for replacement on Rotary B).

Baldwin 0-6-0T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 37 B&G 75 NCCC Chino 37 4 Apr 1940 Oct 1915 42624 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 152,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 152,000 pounds
Tractive Effort:
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Built new as Bingham & Garfield no. 75; to NCCCo. Chino no. 37, as of ICC Valuation dated 30 June 1916 (other sources say 1929); to NCCCo. Nevada no. 37 on April 4, 1940.
b. Saw only limited service as Copper Flat yard switcher in 1940-41 and set aside thereafter.
c. Steam jam engine brake. Cross compound air compressors removed at Chino and replaced with one or two single stage compressors.
d. Scrapped at McGill in Autumn 1951.

Baldwin 4-6-0 -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Northern)
19x26 cylinders; 69 inch drivers

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NN 40 Jul 1910 34942

Description:

Engine Weight: 137,400 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 102,500 pounds
Tractive Effort: 23,100 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): 115,800 pounds
Coal: 10 tons
Water: 6,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new NN no. 40; purchase cost was $13,139.00.
b. Three locomotives assigned to passenger service: NN 10, NN 11 and NN 40.
c. Still active at Nevada Northern Railway Museum, East Ely, Nevada.

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 71 B&G/UCC 71 8 Sep 1933 Oct 1915 42620 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds; 152,000 pounds in 0-6-0 config
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort:
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Built new as Bingham & Garfield 71; to Utah Copper 71 in 1920; to NCCCo. Nevada 71 on September 8, 1933.
b. Rebuilt from 0-6-0ST to 0-6-2ST circa 1936.
c. Scrapped at McGill Autumn, 1951.

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x124 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 72 B&G 72 UCC 72 3 Feb 1934 Oct 1915 42621 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds; 152,000 pounds in 0-6-0 config
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort:
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Built new as Bingham & Garfied 73 (0-6-0ST); to Utah Copper Co. 72 (as of ICC Valuation dated 30 June 1916); to NCCCo 72 on February 3, 1934.
b. Rebuilt to 0-6-2ST in 1936-1937.
c. The relatively short wheelbase of the 71-88 class made them particularly suitable to negotiating the sharp curves in the Liberty pit as it got deeper.
d. Scrapped at McGill Autumn, 1951.

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 73 B&G 73 UCC 73 3 Feb 1934 Oct 1915 42622 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds; 152,000 pounds in 0-6-0 config
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort:
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Built new as Bingham & Garfied 73 (0-6-0ST); to Utah Copper Co. 73 (as of ICC Valuation dated 30 June 1916); to NCCCo 73 on February 3, 1934.
b. Rebuilt to 0-6-2ST in 1936-1937.
c. Scrapped at McGill Autumn, 1951.

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 74 B&G 74 UCC 74 3 Nov 1932 Oct 1915 42623 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds; 152,000 pounds in 0-6-0 config
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort:
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Built new as Bingham & Garfied 74 (0-6-0ST); to Utah Copper Co. 74 (as of ICC Valuation dated 30 June 1916); to NCCCo 74 on November 3, 1932.
b. Rebuilt to 0-6-2ST in 1939.
c. Scrapped at McGill Autumn, 1951.

Baldwin 0-6-0T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC Chino
NCCC 77 UCC 77 (???) Apr 1917 45434 NCCC Chino 77  

Description:

Engine Weight: 152,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 152,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 30,000 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Built new as Utah Copper Co. 77; to NCCCo. Nevada 77 (date?)
b. Sold to NCCCo. Chino 39 in 1929 (or as late as 1931)
c. Photographed in deadline at Chino (Santa Rita, New Mexico) in 1950 by Dick Biermann; scrapped in (date?).

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 79 UCC 79 NCCC Chino 35 13 Dec 1935 Apr 1917 45436 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds (152,000 pounds in 0-6-0 config)
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort:
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Built new as Utah Copper Co. 79 (0-6-0ST); to NCCCo. Chino 35 in 1929; to NCCCo. Nevada 79 on December 13, 1935
b. Rebuilt to 0-6-2ST in 1936-1937.
c. Scrapped at McGill Autumn, 1951.

Alco-Brooks 2-8-0 -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Northern)
20x26 cylinders; 49 inch drivers

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NN 80 ASARCO no. 5 (2-8-2T) Apr 1913 Nov 1906 41327 May 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 178,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 145,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 36,800 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): (58,000 pounds)
Coal: 12 tons
Water: 7,500 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as American Smelting and Refining no. 5 (2-8-2T); purchase cost was $15,371.00.
b. Rebuilt and renumbered from 2-8-2T no. 5 to 2-8-0 no. 80 in April 1913 (tender from Rotary B)
c. Assigned to mixed service on Nevada Northern
d. Sold for scrap May 1951. Engine scrapped at McGill March 1952. Tender still at East Ely.

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 80 UCC 80 NCCC Chino 36 Apr 1940 Apr 1917 45437 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds (152,000 pounds in 0-6-0 config)
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort:
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Built new as Utah Copper Co. 80 (0-6-0ST); to NCCCo. Chino 36 in 1929; to NCCCo. Nevada 80 in April 1940
b. Rebuilt from 0-6-0ST to 0-6-2ST in 1941 (possibly the last one completed)
c. Scrapped at McGill Autumn, 1951.

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 81 UCC 81 11 Jan 1929 Sep 1923 57016 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds (157,540 pounds in 0-6-0 config)
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort: 32,300 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal: 3
Water: 2,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Utah Copper Co. 81 (0-6-0ST); to NCCCo. Nevada 81 on January 11, 1929
b. Rebuilt to 0-6-2ST, circa 1940 with extended frame, enlarged cab, trailing trucks, and large coal bunker.
c. Scrapped at McGill Autumn, 1951.

Baldwin 2-8-0 -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x26 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

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NCCC 81 Mar 1917 45351 (in service)

Description:

Engine Weight: 178,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 155,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 36,200 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): (61,000 pounds)
Coal: 12 tons
Water: 7,500 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new for $23,700.
b. In service 19 May 1917.
c. Mixed service.
d. A photo taken in 1939 shows the engineer had written his name in chalk under the cab number: "H. Lombardi".
e. Replaced on the local by RSD-4 no. 201 in late 1951.
f. Donated to White Pine Public Museum, Ely, Nevada in 1960.
g. Nevada Northern Railway Museum, East Ely, Nevada

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 82 UCC 82 NCCC Chino 33 13 Dec 1935 Sep 1923 57019 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds (157,540 pounds in 0-6-0 config)
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort: 32,300 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal: 3 tons
Water: 2,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Utah Copper Co. 82 (0-6-0ST); to NCCCo. Chino 33 in 1929; to NCCCo. Nevada 82 on December 13, 1935
b. Rebuilt to 0-6-2ST in 1936-1937.
c. Scrapped at McGill Autumn, 1951.

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 83 UCC 83 11 Jan 1929 Sep 1923 57020 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds (157,540 pounds in 0-6-0 config)
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort: 32,300 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal: 3 tons
Water: 2,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Utah Copper Co. 83 (0-6-0ST); to NCCCo. Nevada 83 on January 11, 1929
b. Rebuilt to 0-6-2ST in later 1930's with extended frame, enlarged cab, trailing truck, and large coal bunker.
c. Scrapped at McGill Autumn, 1951.

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 84 UCC 94 11 Jan 1929 Sep 1923 57091 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds (157,540 pounds in 0-6-0 config)
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort: 32,300 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal: 3 tons
Water: 2,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Utah Copper Co. 84 (0-6-0ST); to NCCCo. Nevada 84 on January 11, 1929
b. Rebuilt to 0-6-2ST in later 1930's with extended frame, enlarged cab, trailing truck, and large coal bunker.
c. Rivet lines on cab and coal bunker as well as the handrails on the tanks are in their original position. The only Utah Baldwin whose tank handrails were not moved to the top of the tank.
d. Scrapped at McGill Autumn, 1951.

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 86 UCC 86 11 Jan 1929 Apr 1924 57768 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds (157,540 pounds in 0-6-0 config)
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort: 32,300 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal: 3 tons
Water: 2,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Utah Copper Co. 86 (0-6-0ST); to NCCCo. Nevada 86 on January 11, 1929
b. Rebuilt to 0-6-2ST in later 1930's with extended frame, enlarged cab, trailing truck, and large coal bunker.
c. Of all the Utah engines, no. 86 is the only one that retained the cab door is its original position, suggesting that it may have been the first of the Utah Baldwins rebuilt into the 0-6-2ST configuration. The door was moved back towards the rear of the cab on the other engines.
d. Scrapped at McGill Autumn, 1951.

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 87 UCC 87 11 Jan 1929 Apr 1924 57769 ca. 1950

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds (157,540 pounds in 0-6-0 config)
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort: 32,300 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal: 3 tons
Water: 2,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Utah Copper Co. 87 (0-6-0ST); to NCCCo. Nevada 87 on January 11, 1929
b. Utah Copper electrified in 1928 resulting in a surplus of steam locomotives. Six of their newer Baldwin's (No.'s 81, 83, 84, 86, 87, and 88) were sold to Nevada Consolidated Copper, Nevada Mines in January, 1929.
c. Rebuilt to 0-6-2ST in later 1930's with extended frame, enlarged cab, trailing truck, and large coal bunker.
d. Transferred to Kennecott, Utah Copper Division circa October, 1950.
e. At the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950, as many as 5 or 6 of the Nevada Baldwins (including no. 87) were transferred to Kennecott's Utah Copper Division, as they were apparently seriously short of power. UCD had not purchased any new 750-volt Electrics for mine service since 1942 and the new 750-volt, 125-ton Electrics were not delivered until March 1952.

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

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NCCC 88 UCC 88 11 Jan 1929 Apr 1924 57770 ca. mid 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: ~180,000 pounds (157,540 pounds in 0-6-0 config)
Weight On Drivers:
Tractive Effort: 32,300 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal: 3 tons
Water: 2,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Utah Copper Co. 88 (0-6-0ST); to NCCCo. Nevada 88 on January 11, 1929
b. Rebuilt to 0-6-2ST in later 1930's with extended frame, enlarged cab, trailing truck, and large coal bunker.
c. Scrapped at McGill Autumn, 1951.

Alco-Pittsburgh 2-8-0 -- 1 locomotive
21x30 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

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NN 90 Apr 1908 43289 ca. late 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 187,300 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 163,800 pounds
Tractive Effort: 41,890 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): 141,150 pounds
Coal: 12 tons
Water: 7,500 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new by American Smelter Securities Co. (Nevada Northern) no. 90; purchase cost was $17,525.
b. Freight service.
c. To NCCCo Nevada 90 in May 1920.
d. All the ore line engines received Southern Pacific / Rio Grande type stairs from the pilot to running boards.
e. Sent to McGill smelter as scrap on January 2, 1952.

Alco-Pittsburgh 2-8-0 -- 1 locomotive
21x30 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

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NN 91 Apr 1908 43290 ca. late 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 187,300 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 168,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 41,890 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): 141,150 pounds
Coal: 12 tons
Water: 7,500 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new by American Smelter Securities Co. (Nevada Northern) no. 91; purchase cost was $17,525.
b. Freight service.
c. To NCCCo Nevada 91 in May 1920.
d. All the ore line engines received Southern Pacific / Rio Grande type stairs from the pilot to running boards.
e. Sent to McGill smelter as scrap on January 2, 1952.

Alco-Pittsburgh 2-8-0 -- 1 locomotive
21x30 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

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NN 92 Oct 1908 44603 ca. late 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 187,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 168,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 41,890 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): (58,000 pounds)
Coal: 12 tons
Water: 7,500 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new by American Smelter Securities Co. (Nevada Northern) no. 92; purchase cost was $17,585.
b. Freight service.
c. To NCCCo Nevada 92 in May 1920.
d. All the ore line engines received Southern Pacific / Rio Grande type stairs from the pilot to running boards.
e. Sent to McGill smelter as scrap on January 2, 1952.

Alco-Pittsburgh 2-8-0 -- 1 locomotive
21x30 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

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NN 93 Jan 1909 44604 (in service)

Description:

Engine Weight: 187,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 168,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 41,890 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): (58,000 pounds)
Coal: 12 tons
Water: 7,500 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new by American Smelters Securities Co. (Nevada Northern) no. 93; purchase cost was $17,610.00.
b. Freight service.
c. To NCCCo. Nevada no. 93 in May 1920.
d. To White Pine Public Museum, Ely, Nevada in 1961.
e. Nevada Nortthern Railway Museum, East Ely, Nevada.

Alco-Pittsburgh 2-8-0 -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Northern)
21x30 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

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NN 94 Jan 1910 46927 ca. 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 195,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 167,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 41,890 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): 141,150 pounds
Coal: 12 tons
Water: 7,500 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Nevada Northern no. 94; purchase cost was $15,908.00.
b. Freight service.
c. Sold to NCCCo. Nevada no. 94 in May 1920.
d. Scrapped at McGill 1951.

Alco-Brooks 2-8-0 -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Northern)
21x30 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

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NN 95 May 1914 54661 ca. 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 195,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 171,500 pounds
Tractive Effort: 41,900 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): 143,300 pounds
Coal: 12 tons
Water: 7,500 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Nevada Northern no. 95; purchase cost was $16,500.00.
b. Freight service.
c. Sold to NCCCo. Nevada no. 95 in May 1920.
d. Scrapped at McGill 1951.

Alco-Brooks 2-8-0 -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Northern)
21x30 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

Road
Number
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
NN 96 Jun 1916 56218 ca. 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 199,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 171,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 41,890 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): (72,000 pounds)
Coal: 10 tons
Water: 7,500 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Nevada Northern no. 96; purchase cost was $20,125.00.
b. Freight service.
c. Sold to NCCCo. Nevada no. 96 in May 1920.
d. Scrapped at McGill 1951.

Alco-Brooks 2-8-0 -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Northern)
21x28 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

Road
Number
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
NN 97 Apr 1910 47766 ca. 1954

Description:

Engine Weight: 192,200 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 172,100 pounds
Tractive Effort: 38,100 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): 128,200 pounds
Coal: 12 tons
Water: 6,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Former Sharp & Fellows no. 31, Buffalo & Susquehanna. no. 171; not delivered to B&S, sold to S&F Jun 1915.
b. Purchased 2nd-hand NN. no. 97 in 1917 for $14,000.
c. Freight service.
d. Sold to NCCCo. no. 97 in May 1920.
e. Scrapped at McGill 1954.

Alco-Schenectady 2-8-0 -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Northern)
23x28 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

Road
Number
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
NN 98 Apr 1929 67943 ca. 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 222,500 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 198,500 pounds
Tractive Effort: 47,000 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): 139,000 pounds
Coal: 12 tons
Water: 7,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Nevada Northern no. 98
b. Vern Pugh relates that the 98 failed out on the road more than any other engine because of its Worthington feedwater heater.
c. Scrapped at McGill 1951.

Baldwin 0-6-0 -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
21x26 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Date To
NCCC Nevada
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
NCCC 300 (2nd) B&G 302 UCC 302 Oct 1937 (1929) Apr 1912 37668 ca. 1950

Description:

Engine Weight: 155,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 155,000 pounds
Tractive Effort: 34,400 pounds
Tender Weight (Light): ~100,000 pounds
Coal: 10 tons
Water: 5,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Built new as Bingham & Garfield Railway no. 302; to Utah Copper no. 302 in 1920
b. Commonly listed as transferred to NCCCo in October 1937, but more likely in 1929 concurrent with the Bingham pit railway electrification (1928-1929) that released many steam engines for NCCCo Nevada Mines Division and Chino Mines Division. Also, a note in the NCCCo files indicates NCCCo no. 300 was overhauled (reflued and relagged) in 1931.
c. In McGill scrap line on December 4, 1950; presumably scrapped in 1951.

H. K. Porter 0-4-0ST -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
10x14 cylinders; 30 inch drivers

Road
Number
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
NCCC 309 Jan 1913 5247 ca. 1965

Description:

Engine Weight: 34,000 pounds (17 tons)
Weight On Drivers: 34,000 pounds (17 tons)
Tractive Effort: 5,900 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Built as Steptoe Valley Smelting & Mining Co., McGill, Nevada, no. 3; to Nevada Consolidated Copper Co. no. 309 in 1914
b. Used at the McGill smelter.
c. Sold to C. G. Heimerdinger in 1965; moved to Pacific Locomotive Association, Richmond, California in 1968.
d. At Pacific Locomotive Association's Niles Canyon Railway maintenance facility and storage yard at Brightside, California (between Niles and Sunol); dismantled ca. April 2001.

Alco-Schenectady 0-4-0T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
16x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

Road
Number
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
NCCC 331 Aug 1907 44250 ca. 1935

Description:

Engine Weight: 85,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 85,000 pounds
Tractive Effort:
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Purchased new American Smelters Securities Co. (NCCCo.) no. 331
b. From the first group of locomotives used at Copper Flat; made surplus with acquisition of the Utah Copper 80-series 0-6-0ST locomotives in 1929.
c. Sold to Amador Central Railroad, Martell, California, in 1935 (rebuilt to keep shop forces busy); sold to Pacific States Steel Company, Decoto, California in 1942 as PSS no. 331; later Judson Pacific Corp. no. 331.

Alco-Schenectady 0-4-0T -- 1 locomotive (Nevada Consolidated)
16x24 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

Road
Number
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
NCCC 334 Nov 1907 43292 ca. 1935

Description:

Engine Weight: 85,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 85,000 pounds
Tractive Effort:
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Purchased new as American Smelters Securities Co. (NCCCo.) no. 334
b. From the first group of locomotives used at Copper Flat; made surplus with acquisition of the Utah Copper 80-series 0-6-0ST locomotives in 1929.
c. Sold to Amador Central Railroad, Martell, California, in 1935; rebuilt as ACRR no. 334; used at firebrick plant in Ione, California; sold to Pacific States Steel Company, Decoto, California in 1941 as PSS no. 334.

Baldwin 0-6-0T -- 1 locomotive
18x24 cylinders; 44 inch drivers

Road
Number
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
337 Oct 1909 33928 ca. 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 116,300 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 116,300 pounds
Tractive Effort: 25,500 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal: 1-1/2 tons
Water: 1,800 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new as NCCCo. no. 337.
b. First of the series of Baldwin 0-6-0ST's no. 337-341.
c. Only 337 class Baldwin to get large numeral and cross compound air pump.
d. Last engine of this class in service at Ruth; out of service in 1944.
e. Scrapped in 1951.

Baldwin 0-6-0T -- 1 locomotive
18x24 cylinders; 44 inch drivers

Road
Number
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
338 Oct 1910 35380 May 1942

Description:

Engine Weight: 116,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 116,000 pounds
Tractive Effort:
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Purchased new NCCCo. no. 338.
b. First of four Baldwin 0-6-0ST's no. 338-341 purchased in 1910 for pit haulage.
c. Sold to U.S. Maritime Commission no. 5 in May 1942; converted to oil. Presumably scrapped.

Baldwin 0-6-0T -- 1 locomotive
22x26 cylinders; 51 inch drivers

Road
Number
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
339 Oct 1910 35398  

Description:

Engine Weight: 116,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 116,000 pounds
Tractive Effort:
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Purchased new NCCCo. no. 339.
b. One of four Baldwin 0-6-0ST's no. 338-341 purchased in 1910 for pit haulage.
Transferred to McGill in 1939.
c. Presumably scrapped during WWII.

Baldwin 0-6-2T -- 2 locomotives (Nevada Consolidated)
19x26 cylinders; 46 inch drivers

Road
Number
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date Retired
NN 500 Jan 1917 44795 ca. 1951
NN 501 Jan 1917 44796 ca. 1951

Description:

Engine Weight: 164,600 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 149,300 pounds
Tractive Effort: 31,200 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal: 3 tons
Water: 2,200 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new.
b. Received larger coal bunker.
c. NN 500 recieved a complete overhaul and new firebox in March 1930.
d. NN 500 was removed from service for stationary boiler service in 1947; never returned to service and retired after boiler plant overhaul was completed.
e. Both locomotives were scrapped in 1951.

Alco-Richmond 0-6-2T -- 2 locomotives (Nevada Consolidated)
19x26 cylinders; 46 inch drivers

Road
Number
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
NCCC 502 Jul 1924 65745 ca. 1953
NCCC 503 Jul 1924 65746 ca. 1953

Description:

Engine Weight: 178,000 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 156,500 pounds
Tractive Effort: 31,200 pounds
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water: 2,000 gallons

Notes:

a. Purchased new as NCCCo. no. 502 and 503
b. Long narrow firebox and difficult to fire.
c. Long wheelbase (19' 10" total) not conducive to pit work due to tight curves at pit bottom; NCCC tried to keep the 500 series locomotives out of the bottom of the pit.
d. NCCC 502 was very often the switch engine working to Kimberly.
e. Both locomotives were overhauled and stored by the carpenter shop in Ruth after dieselization.
f. Scrapped, perhaps as late as 1953.

Alco-Schenectady 0-6-0 -- 1 locomotive
19x26 cylinders; 50 inch drivers

Road
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
NCCC
Date
Built
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
NCCC 600 EA&L RR no. 3 2 Oct 1916 Feb 1902 25875 ca. 1940

Description:

Engine Weight: 109,200 pounds
Weight On Drivers: 109,200 pounds
Tractive Effort:
Tender Weight (Light):
Coal:
Water:

Notes:

a. Built new for Elwood, Anderson & Lapelle Railroad (Indiana; 4.8 miles total tracks; U. S. Steel) no. 3; sold to Southern Iron & Equipment Co., Atlanta, Georgia (loco dealer)
b. Sold to NCCCo by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. (loco dealer) on October 2, 1916 as no. 1075.
c. Complete overhaul completed June though December of 1930 or 1931; new firebox, new steel cab to replace wooden one, new tank bottom, Franklin Firebox Door $9,541.00.
d. NCCC 600 was too small for pit service in later years. Prior to the building of the Copper Flat engine house in 1938, the 600 was the switcher from the Star Pointer shops to Copper Flat and to the various shops, probably including Consolidated Coppermines Emma-Nevada shaft and Kimberly.
e. Sold circa 1940 to Utah Construction Company for work on tailings dike at Magna, Utah.

Glossary

ASS -- Amercian Smelter Securities Co. (American Smelting & Refining Co.)

B&G -- Bingham & Garfield Railway (Utah Copper Company, Bingham, Utah)

NCCC -- Nevada Consolidated Copper Co.

NN -- Nevada Northern Railway (Nevada Consolidated Copper Company, Ely, Nevada)

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