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Owner: Texas & Pacific
Model:Lima 2-10-4Built As:TP 616 (2-10-4)
Serial Number:7243Order No:1101
Frame Number: Built:6/1927
Notes:1927
Other locos with this serial:  TP 616(2-10-4)
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TP 2-10-4 #616 - Texas & Pacific
Title:  TP 2-10-4 #616 - Texas & Pacific
Description:  Beautiful roster shot by Harold K. Vollrath of the powerful 2-10-4 "Texas" type steam locomotive built by Lima in 1927 for the Texas & Pacific. Although the ATSF had an experimental 2-10-4 they built, the first mass produced 2-10-4 was for the Texas & Pacific. As a result, Lima refered to this particular wheel configuration as the "Texas" type locomotive in honor of the T&P. The particular wheel diameter size coupled with massive rods adn valve gears caused counter-balance problems that made the early 2-10-4's ride rough but they made up for it with much improved tractive effort. Specs - class I-1a, serial #7243, 63" drivers, 255 psi boiler pressure, 29x32" cyldinders, engine weight of 452,000 lb, impressive tractive effrort of 92,590 lb
Photo Date:  8/1/1949  Upload Date: 12/24/2018 5:16:38 AM
Location:  Shreveport, LA
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  TP 616(2-10-4)
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