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Owner: Chesapeake & Ohio
Model:Lima 2-10-4Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:7546Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:1930, class T-1
Other locos with this serial:  CO 3030(2-10-4)
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CO 2-10-4 #3030 - Chesapeake & Ohio
Title:  CO 2-10-4 #3030 - Chesapeake & Ohio
Description:  Beautiful original sepia toned action shot of Chesapeake & Ohio 2-10-4 #3030 doing what it does best - hauling a long drag of coal cars. Built by Lima in 1930, these mighty machines ran from Russell, Kentucky up through Ohio to Toledo for most of their career, a few ending up in eastern Virginia. Meat and potatoes for this mighty class were 160 loaded cars of coal comprising a trailing load of 13,500 tons. Unfortunately, according to one source this class rode roughly and pounded the track to the point that a special gang stood by at the bottom of one long grade to repair the damage. Specs - serial #7546, class T-1, 69" drivers, impressive 260 psi boiler pressure, 29x34" cylinders, massive engine weight of 566,000 lb, impressive tractive effort of 91,584. The class was retired between 1952-53. No date or location given for the photo. B.F. Cutler photo
Photo Date:  10/1/1940  Upload Date: 3/16/2019 8:22:55 AM
Location:  Unknown, OH
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  CO 3030(2-10-4)
Views:  212   Comments: 1


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