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Owner: Chicago Rock Island & Pacific
Model:Alco 4-8-2Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:Order No:
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Notes:4/1927
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CRIP 4-8-2 #4047 - Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Title:  CRIP 4-8-2 #4047 - Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Description:  Here is a beautiful builder's photo of an Alco built Mountain-type locomotive for the Rock Island line. Interesting to note is the Worthington Company eventually acquired Alco in 1964, long after its railroading heyday was over, only to go defunct in 1969.
Photo Date:  6/1/1939  Upload Date: 10/21/2014 6:18:40 AM
Location:  Schenectady, NY
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  CRIP 4047(4-8-2)
Views:  368   Comments: 0
CRIP 4-8-2 #4047 - Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Title:  CRIP 4-8-2 #4047 - Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Description:  Another good example of an Alcoholic-Brooks 4-8-2 Mountain type steam locomotive built in April of 1927 for the Rock Island Line. The 1927 and 1929 locomotives were modernized in 1939-1940 as M-50a with Timken roller bearings on all engine axles, disk-type drivers, and Timken lightweight side and main rods. Original specs - class 1929/M-50, 74" drivers, 200 psi boiler pressure, 28x28" cylinders, engine weight of 727,750 lb, tractive effort of 50,430 lb. No date, location or photogrpaher given for the photo.
Photo Date:  6/1/1950  Upload Date: 2/20/2019 5:50:25 AM
Location:  Unknown, IL
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  CRIP 4047(4-8-2)
Views:  47   Comments: 0


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