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Owner: Western Maryland
Model:BLW 4-6-2Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:Order No:
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Notes:1912, class K-2
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WM 4-6-2 #205 - Western Maryland
Title:  WM 4-6-2 #205 - Western Maryland
Description:  Caught here heading up a passenger train somewhere in Maryland (locaiton not listed by the unknown photographer). With the tender piled high with coal, this photo was taken obviously before it was converted to oil buring in 1947. Author John Bohon describes #205 - "While in service to Baltimore, this loco was converted to oil burning to comply with Baltimore smoke regulations. As a result, this loco and its 4 other refitted sisters stayed east of Cumberland, MD. Two of the K-2's, 204 and 205, were selected for further duty as boilers providing steam used to thaw coal in hoppers before they were unloaded into ships at Port Covington, the WM port in Baltimore. The 205 was converted to thaw service and sent to Baltimore but so far I have not been able to find evidence it was ever used. At least a couple of pictures show 205 in Baltimore and so converted. 205 was probably scrapped in 1955 or 1956." Unknown photographer
Photo Date:  6/1/1940  Upload Date: 5/29/2016 6:00:33 AM
Location:  Unknown, MD
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  WM 205(4-6-2)
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