Owner: Chesapeake & Ohio
Model:Lima 2-6-6-6Built As:CO 1625 (2-6-6-6)
Serial Number:8618Order No:1182
Frame Number:Built:7/1944
Notes:July, 1944, H-8-1600 class
Other locos with this serial:  CO 1625(2-6-6-6)
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CO 2-6-6-6 #1625 - Chesapeake & Ohio
Title:  CO 2-6-6-6 #1625 - Chesapeake & Ohio
Description:  In the O. Winston Link style, this photo shows the massive face of the Lima built 2-6-6-6 Allegheny type locomotive delivered to the C&O in July of 1944. According to www.steamlocomtitve.com "H-8s could operate 11,500-ton coal trains at speeds up to 45 mph (72.5 km/h). Probably the heaviest twelve-axle locomotives ever built, with certainly the highest axle load ever put on rails. Average axle load was 84,650 lb (38,397 kg) and the first driving axle bore 86,700 lb (39,327 kg)." Specs - H-8-1600 class, 67" drivers, impressive 260 psi boiler pressure, 22.5x33" cylinders,beefy engine weight of 771,300 lb, impressive tractive effort of 110,211 lb. No date or location give for this photo. P.C. Studios photo credit
Photo Date:  6/1/1949  Upload Date: 5/1/2016 8:52:59 AM
Location:  Unknown, WV
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Steam
Locomotives:  CO 1625(2-6-6-6)
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