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Owner: Western Maryland
Model:BLW 4-8-4Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
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Notes:1947, class J-1
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WM 4-8-4 #1410 - Western Maryland
Title:  WM 4-8-4 #1410 - Western Maryland
Description:  Normally I don't post photos of photos but this is one of the exceptions. A note on the back of this older b&w photo states "Copied from 2 1/2 x 4" old photo taken with a box camera. WM RR outside Cumberland, MD, 17 mile grade." Instead of the term "Northern", WM called this 4-8-4 configuration "Potomacs" which was a preferred name for a "southern" railroad.Specifics - J-1 class, 69" drivers, impressive 255 psi boiler pressure, 26.5x32" cylinders, engine weight of 5-6,500 lb, tractive effort of 70,591 lb. Date is approximate. Unknown photographer
Photo Date:  6/1/1955  Upload Date: 8/29/2015 10:17:25 AM
Location:  Cumberland, MD
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam,Track,Action
Locomotives:  WM 1410(4-8-4)
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