Originally an NW-2, built by the Electro Motive Division of General Motors in 1947, and rated at 1,000 HP, the 1029 was upgraded to 1,200 HP including an SW-1200 type radiator, painted solid red, and renumbered # 10. The KATY owned 5 of the NW-2 type engines; the 1029 operated in the Wichita Falls yards until 1970 then it was reassigned to the Sherman- Denison Division, where it received its final green and yellow paint scheme. Retired in 1987, the #10 was destined for scrap until rescued by the museum. Donated by the KATY, it was repainted by the museum to its original color and number.

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