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Owner: Baltimore & Ohio
Model:BLW 2-8-8-4Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:Order No:
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Notes:1944-45, class EM-1, 64" drivers, 235 psi, engine wt 628,700 lb
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Baltimore & Ohio RR 2-8-8-4 #7607
Title:  Baltimore & Ohio RR 2-8-8-4 #7607
Description:  Like its two other sisters in this album, this massive 2-8-8-4 Yellowstone type locomotive was built by Baldwin in 1944. According to one source, B&O wanted more diesels but was stuck taking this due to the war limitations on engine construction. The class EM-1 unit sported 64" drivers, engine wt of a hefty 628,700 lb, developed 235 psi and had an overall engine+tender wheelbase of a whopping 112.5'. Max Miller was the photographer
Photo Date:  8/29/1949  Upload Date: 4/3/2013 10:17:23 AM
Location:  Cumberland, MD
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  BO 7607(2-8-8-4)
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