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Owner: Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac
Model:Alco 4-8-2Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:Richmond, 1924, class 501
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RFP 4-8-2 #502 - Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac
Title:  RFP 4-8-2 #502 - Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac
Description:  Parked next to the rim of the turntable is this 1924 Alco-Richmond built 4-8-2 Mountain type locomtoive. This was a class 501 with an original number was 201 but immediately renumbered to 502. Specs - 73" drivers, 28x30" cylinders, 200 psi boiler pressure but (boosted later to 225 psi), engine weight of 381,000 lb, tractive effort of 61,619 lb. The four in the class lasted until 1950 when they were scrapped. Unknown photographer
Photo Date:  6/1/1941  Upload Date: 1/20/2016 12:39:49 PM
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  RFP 502(4-8-2)
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