You are looking at the world's most powerful articulated steam locomotive, C&O H-8 2-6-6-6 Allegheny 1601. It and it's brethren were rated for 7,498 horsepower at 46 MPH. Interesting how single un... (more)
C&O 1601's cab is immaculate at the Ford Museum. Here is a fun fact, if you pull the throttle, you get steam sound effects. Cool!
To keep people from tripping on the grate shakers the museum has... (more)
The DeWitt Clinton and C&O 1601 composite the greatest display of alpha and omega design I have ever seen. Any observer can grasp the genealogy of steam locomotive engineering with this tableau.