||RFP 4-8-4 #553, "General J.E.B. Stuart" - Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac RR
||This is an example of one of the most elegant steam locomotives that Baldwin ever built. When delivered in 1936, RFP refused to use the term "Northerns" for the mighty 4-8-4 configuration. Instead they chose the class label of "Generals" for the first five with each one named after a Virginia Civil War general like this one for General Jeb Stuart. Specifics - 77" drivers, 275 psi boiler pressure, 27x30" cylinders, 466,040 lb engine weight, 66,391 lb tractive effort. No photographer was listed for this photo nor an exact date.
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