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Owner: Baltimore & Ohio
Model:BLW 2-8-8-4Built As:BO 7615 (2-8-8-4)
Serial Number:70077Order No:
Frame Number:Built:12/1943
Notes:1944, EM-1 class, all scrapped by 1960
Other locos with this serial:  BO 7615(2-8-8-4)
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BO 7615 - Baltimore & Ohio
Title:  BO 7615 - Baltimore & Ohio
Description:  According to Steamlocomotive.com, the EM-1s were the last articulated steam locomotives built for the B&O. Actually, the B&O did not want the EM-1s. Instead they wanted diesels. However, because of restrictions imposed by the War Production Board, the EM-1s were delivered from Baldwin in 1944 (7620 - 7619) and 1945 (7620 - 7629). 64" drivers, 235 psi, 24"x32" cylinders, engine weight of 628,700 lb and tractive effort of 115,000 lb. All were scrapped by 1960. Max Miller photo
Photo Date:  8/5/1949  Upload Date: 5/1/2014 9:20:30 AM
Location:  Cumberland, MD
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  BO 7615(2-8-8-4)
Views:  1007   Comments: 2
EM1 hauling a coal train
Title:  EM1 hauling a coal train
Description:  EM1 7615 is seen on the Sand Patch grade at an unknown location with a heavy train of hopper cars.
Photo Date:  9/3/1955  Upload Date: 12/2/2020 8:31:40 PM
Location:  , PA
Author:  Anthony Zinskie
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  BO 7615(2-8-8-4)
Views:  76   Comments: 0


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