C&O "Yellow Belly" #490
One of my all time favorite locomotives - this time, a rarely seen view of the fireman's side, thanks to a vacant track to the right left by the Museum's Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)Locomotive: Steam 4-6-4Location: Baltimore, Maryland, USALocomotive #: CO 490Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October 02, 2016
On the outside looking in - no doubt I had the same reaction that
Jon Wright had upon discover... (more)
"ON THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN"
The streamlined Hudson sits outside the North Machine Shop at the museum and is seen looking in. I imagine with sad puppy dog eyes wondering what it has don... (more)
Streamlined They don't make 'em like they used to.
C&O #490: One of my all time favorite engines - built by ALCO in 1926 as a Pacific, the C&O rebuilt this engine as a streamlined Hudson in 1946 for "Chessie" service, the C&O’s hope for t... (more)
"C&O for Progess" How's this for progress? Built by ALCO in 1926 as a Pacific, the C&O rebuilt this engine as a streamlined Hudson in 1946 for "Chessie" service, the C&O’s hope for th... (more)
490 was built for the streamlined "Chessie."
C&O Streamlined Hudson built for the ill-fated "Chessie" on display alongside B&O P-7 "President" Pacific