RailPictures.Net Photo: NYCHR 999 New York Central Steam 4-4-0 at Chicago, Illinois by Rob Schreiner
 
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Chicago Museum of Science and Industry (more..)
Chicago, Illinois, USA (more..)
July 26, 2009
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The World Record holder of her time, with an unofficial speed of 112.5 mph, on May 10, 1893. No other wheeled vehicle had made it to the 100 mph mark, and didn't beat her record for another 10 years. Retired from mainline service in May 1952, donated to the museum in 1962.
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