Owner: Chicago Rock Island & Pacific
Model:Alco 4-8-4Built As:CRIP 5000 (4-8-4)
Serial Number:67670Order No:434000
Frame Number:26X32 cylinders, 69" driversBuilt:0/1928
Notes:Schenectady, 1928
Other locos with this serial:  CRIP 5000(4-8-4)
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CRIP 4-8-4 #5000 - Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Title:  CRIP 4-8-4 #5000 - Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Description:  This was the first 4-8-4 Northern type locomotive built by Alco-Schenectady in 1929 for the Rock Island RR. According to a note written by photographer Floyd L. Paige(?) on back "Rock Island No 5000 4-8-4, fast frieght (sic) type & largest engine road owns." Specifics - Class R-65a, Specifics - 69" drivers, 250 psi boiler pressure, 26x32" cylinders, 434,000 lb engine weight, 66,620 lb tractive effort. No date or location given for this photo and it appears to be a later, very contrasty reprint.
Photo Date:  6/1/1930  Upload Date: 1/12/2015 6:26:05 AM
Location:  Unknown, IL
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  CRIP 5000(4-8-4)
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