The first among many brethren.
Delivering on a dream. The Golden West Service was a short-lived financial partnership of which a few tattered remnants are still rattling around, far from home.
Boston and Maine #494, a 4-4-0 American built by ALCO in Manchester, NH (1892) rests at the Union Station in White River Junction, Vermont, an enduring reminder of the thrill of steam power and the railroad legacy of this transportation hub.
Displayed by The New England Transportation Museum.