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Owner: Chesapeake & Ohio
Model:Alco 4-8-2Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:Order No:
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Notes:Brooks, 1918, J-2 class, nee-133, renmbrd 543 in 1924
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C&O 4-8-2 #543 - Chesapeake & Ohio
Title:  C&O 4-8-2 #543 - Chesapeake & Ohio
Description:  Built by Alco in 1918, this J-2 class "Mountain" locomotive looks sharp in this Forrest Trittenbach photo. It had 69" drivers and developed 200 psi boiler pressure. Eventually retired in 1952. With the help of Mike Woodruff (see comment below), the location is the Icy City engine terminal. Date of photo is approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1945  Upload Date: 11/17/2013 7:06:13 AM
Location:  Ivy City, DC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  CO 543(4-8-2)
Views:  1206   Comments: 1
CO 4-8-2 #543 - Chesapeake & Ohio
Title:  CO 4-8-2 #543 - Chesapeake & Ohio
Description:  Powerful looking 4-8-2 Mountain type built by Alco-Brooks for the C&O in 1918, J-2 class member. Original number was 133 but renumbered in 1924. The class was retired in 1951-52. C.W. Jernstrom photo
Photo Date:  6/10/1951  Upload Date: 11/8/2018 6:09:42 AM
Location:  Louisville, KY
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  CO 543(4-8-2)
Views:  20   Comments: 1


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