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Four Cylinder Articulated Compound Locomotive — "Largest Locomotive in the World Built by American Locomotive Company" — B & O 2400

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[This information is from p. 70 of the Schenectady Electrical Handbook by the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. (Schenectady, NY: General Electric Press, 1904). It is in the Schenectady Collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at Schdy R 621.3 A51s.]

Engraving: Four Cylinder Balanced Compound Locomotive - N.Y.C. & H.R. 3000

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Weight of Engine334,500 Lbs.
Weight of Tender143,000 Lbs.
Wheel Base, Driving10' 10"
Total of Engine30' 8"
Total of Engine and Tender64' 7"
Max. Tractive Power71,500 Lbs.
Wheels, Driving56"
Wheels, Tender33"
Cylinders20" and 32" x 32"

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