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Owner: Chesapeake & Ohio
Model:Alco 4-8-2Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
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Notes:Richmond, 3/1912, class J-1
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C&O 4-8-2 #542 - Chesapeake & Ohio RR
Title:  C&O 4-8-2 #542 - Chesapeake & Ohio RR
Description:  Here is an action shot of the Alco-Richmond "Mountain-type" locomotive delivered in March of 1917 ready to pull a freight from the Peru, IN, yard. Usually this class worked passenger service. The original number was 318 but renumbered in 1923. Specifics - class J-1, 62" drivers, 180 psi boiler pressure, 29x28" cylinders, engine weight of 330,000 lb, tractive effort of 58,110 lb. The class was retired in 1952. R.W. Legg photo
Photo Date:  7/1/1931  Upload Date: 8/23/2015 12:14:02 PM
Location:  Peru, IN
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CO 542(4-8-2)
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