RailPictures.Net Photo: NW 2156 Norfolk & Western Steam 2-8-8-2 at Kirkwood, Missouri by Jake Branson
 
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» Norfolk & Western (more..)
» Steam 2-8-8-2 (more..)
» Museum of Transportation 
» Kirkwood, Missouri, USA (more..)
» October 22, 2014
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» NW 2156 (more..)
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» Jake B. (more..)
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Ready for the big move. NW Y6a #2156 rests out its final week at the Museum of Transportation on a beautiful fall morning. Sometime very soon, it will depart the museum for a long trip to the Virginia Museum of Transportation where it will be on display as part of a 5 year loan agreement between the two museums. Since it is the lone survivor of N&W's large Y6 fleet, and because all steam locomotives of greater tractive force have been scrapped, NW 2156 holds a very unique distinction; is it thought to currently be the steam locomotive with the highest tractive effort in existence.
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