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Owner: Duluth Missabe & Iron Range
Model:BLW 2-8-8-4Built As:DMIR 236 (2-8-8-4)
Serial Number:64715Order No:
Frame Number:26X32 cylinders, 63" driversBuilt:3/1943
Notes:blr 03/43, sfs in 1962, class M-3
Other locos with this serial:  DMIR 236(2-8-8-4)
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DMIR 2-6-6-4 #236
Title:  DMIR 2-6-6-4 #236
Description:  Here's another photo of the massive Duluth, Missabee & Iron Range 2-6-6-4 #236. This articulated Yellowstone type steam locomotive was built by Baldwin in 1941 to meet the needs of power for long ore car drags. Specs - Class M3, 63" drivers, impressive 240 psi boiler pressure, 26x32 cylinders, engine wt 695,040 lb, impressive tractive effort of 140,000 lb. All of the DM&IR Yellowstones were all retired between 1958 and 1963. No photographer was listed for this photo.
Photo Date:  6/1/1952  Upload Date: 6/7/2020 5:14:15 PM
Location:  Proctor, MN
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  DMIR 236(2-8-8-4)
Views:  90   Comments: 0
DMIR 236
Title:  DMIR 236
Description:  DMIR was in need of a steam locomotive that could handle 115-car, 8750-ton trains over 0.62% grades without stalling, hence the birth of the 2-8-8-4 Yellowstone type loco. This massive giant was built by Baldwin in 1941 and servced until the entire class was retired between 1958-63. Specs - Class M3, 63" drivers, impressive 240 psi boiler pressure, 26x32 cylinders, engine wt 695,040 lb, impressive tractive effort of 140,000 lb. Unknown photographer.
Photo Date:  6/1/1952  Upload Date: 9/26/2017 6:43:24 AM
Location:  Proctor, MN
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  DMIR 236(2-8-8-4)
Views:  396   Comments: 1


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