Northern Pacific Y-2 Class 2-8-0 No. 1264 was built in 1902 by ALCO-Richmond. She had 63 inch drivers, 22 x 30 inch cylinders, operated at 200 psi and could exert 39,200 pounds of tractive effort.... (more)
Edward Thompson's lasting legacy from his time as Chief Mechanical Engineer to the LNER are his excellent 'B1' mixed traffic 4-6-0's. Arguably the equal of the LMS's 'Black 5's', the 'B1's also ca... (more)
Certainly an interesting find, a former UP SW10 rests in the MRS yard. These units have a 645BC (567BC w/ 645 power assemblies), and a radiator section from a scrapped GP9.