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Owner: Chesapeake & Ohio
Model:Alco 4-6-4Built As:CO 491 (4-6-2)
Serial Number:66556Order No:335000
Frame Number:27X28 cylinders, 73" driversBuilt:0/1925
Notes:C&O shops reblt 4-6-2, 1947, streamlined
Other locos with this serial:  CO 491(4-6-4)
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CO 4-6-4 #491
Title:  CO 4-6-4 #491
Description:  Fine example of the craftsmanship of the C&O shops in 1947. The loco was originally built by Alco-Richmond in 1926 as a 4-6-2 but rebuilt by the C&O shops in 1947 as a streamlined 4-6-4 Hudson with a new classification of L-1. IMHO, one of the finest streamlined steam locos ever built. The photo is from the C.W. Jernstrom collection.
Photo Date:  7/25/1948  Upload Date: 3/7/2016 6:16:45 AM
Location:  Clifton Forge, VA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  CO 491(4-6-4)
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