- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A 19th Century steam locomotive that has been on display at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City for more than 60 years is being moved to a railway museum.

City officials say they plan to move the locomotive with a crane on Tuesday from its site near the former Travel and Transportation Building, which was torn down as part of improvements to the park funded with the MAPS 3 sales tax.

City officials say the locomotive weighs more than 80 tons and was donated by the Santa Fe Railway in 1953. It is a steam engine built in 1879.

The locomotive will be transported along with a caboose and coal to the Oklahoma Railway Museum in northeast Oklahoma City.



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