|Arrival of the first
train on the Southern Pacific Railroad in Tucson.
||Locomotive #1673 built
at Schenectady Locomotive Works.
||Locomotive #1673 is converted
from coal fuel to oil.
||The locomotive is used
extensively throughout Southern Arizona in the service of the Southern Pacific
||Locomotive #1673 is used
in the filming of Oklahoma, filmed at Elgin, AZ.
||Locomotive #1673 is donated
to the City of Tucson by the Southern Pacific Railroad.
||The locomotive is moved
to the Arizona Pioneers Historical Society.
||The locomotive is again
moved, this time to Himmel Park, its current home.
||The engine is started
up and run forward into its retaining fence.
||Engine #1673 deteriorates
to the point of near scrapping.
||Restorative work starts
on the locomotive.
Day" proclamation by Tucson Mayor George Miller.
||Completion of the first
phase of the restoration effort. Ceremonies at Himmel Park.
||Locomotive #1673 returns
home to the former Southern Pacific Depot.
||Completion of protective
structure around locomotive #1673.