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Locomotive profile: 4-4-0 American type steam locomotive

By | February 20, 2020

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4-4-0 THE TEXAS WAS RESTORED IN 2017 FOR THE ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER.
4-4-0 THE TEXAS WAS RESTORED IN 2017 FOR THE ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER.
4-4-0 THE TEXAS WAS RESTORED IN 2017 FOR THE ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER.
Jim Wrinn
4-4-0

•YEARS BUILT: 1836 to 1928

•MANUFACTURERS: Rogers, Baldwin, Danforth, Mason, Hinkley

•OPERATED ON: Nearly all North American railroads during the mid-1800s

•NAMES: American, Eight Wheeler

•QUANTITY: 25,000

•BOILER PRESSURE: 175 psi

•KNOWN FOR: Served North American railroads during the 19th century. Famous examples of the 4-4-0 include The Texas and The General, used in Andrews’ Raid during the Civil War and Central Pacific’s Jupiter and Union Pacific’s No. 119 in the Golden Spike ceremony on May 10, 1869.

•STATUS: Remaining models in museums and a few in operation

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