Photograph showing a large SP&S Railway Steam Locomotive #910 on the left, next to the "Oregon Pony" locomotive on the right. The former is much larger than the latter. Two men stand on the front of the locomotives and gesture at each other. Typed note on the back of the print reads:
"The Oregon Pony and SP&S Ry. Steam Locomotive #910 at Vancouver, Wash. shops of the SP&S Ry. - August 1950. The Oregon Pony was built at San Francisco in 1862 - the first locomotive built on the Pacific coast - shipped to the Cascades of the Columbia where operated at the portage 1862-64 - the first locomotive in the Pacific Northwest. Later used by grading contractor, David Hewes, in San Francisco who donated it to the state of Oregon. In 1905 exhibited at the Lewis and Clark Fair in Portland. In 1931 placed on pedestal in front of Union Station. In 1950 participated in Cenaqua Celebration at Vancouver, Wash. after which it was repaired and painted at the SP&S shops at Vancouver and returned to the pedestal in front of the Portland Station. Comparative Data: Oregon Pony: Built - 1862, Vulcan Iron Works, S.F.
Total length over couplers - 14 ft. 3.5 inches
Total weight - 9700 pounds
Built - 1944 American Locomotive Works, Schenectady, N.Y.
Total length over couplers - 126 feet, 2.25 inches
Total weight - 1,081,000 pounds"
Stamp on the back for Photo Art Commercial Studios.