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Owner: Chesapeake & Ohio
Model:Alco 4-8-2Built As:CO 316 (4-8-2)
Serial Number:49840Order No:325000
Frame Number:29X28 cylinders, 62" driversBuilt:5/1911
Notes:Richmond, 5/1911, first 4-8-2, renumbered 540 in 1924
Other locos with this serial:  CO 316(4-8-2) CO 540(4-8-2)
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CO 4-8-2 #316 - Chesapeake & Ohio
Title:  CO 4-8-2 #316 - Chesapeake & Ohio
Description:  This is the Alco-Richmond builder's photo of the first 4-8-2 Mountain type steam locomotive ever built for North American railroads. C&O & Alco worked together to produce this wheel configuration to meet the needs for more power, especially in the Allegheny Mountains, hense the wheel config name. In 1924, the loco was renumbered 540. The class was retired in 1951-52.
Photo Date:  6/10/1951  Upload Date: 11/8/2018 6:16:40 AM
Location:  Richmond, VA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  CO 316(4-8-2) CO 540(4-8-2)
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