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Owner: Chicago & Northwestern
Model:BLW 4-8-4Built As:CNW 3024 (4-8-4)
Serial Number:61095Order No:
Frame Number:27X32 cylinders, 76" driversBuilt:9/1929
Notes:1929, H class, scrapped between 1950-56
Other locos with this serial:  CNW 3024(4-8-4)
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CNW 4-8-4 #3024 - Chicago & North Western
Title:  CNW 4-8-4 #3024 - Chicago & North Western
Description:  On display at the 1934 World's Fair held in Chicago, this must have made a powerful impression from its massive size alone. Built by Baldwin in 1929 as an H class loco, it had 76" drivers, created an impressive 250 psi boiler pressure, and generated a 65,225 lb tractive force. After serving as a model display here, it went into heavy usage, rebuilt several times and finally scrapped sometime between 1950-56. Warren W. McCleary Jr photo
Photo Date:  6/1/1934  Upload Date: 11/17/2013 11:59:17 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  CNW 3024(4-8-4)
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