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#108 BHCR BLW 2-6-6-2T N XL L M4

Recorded from Black Hills Central Rrailroad #108
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This is a 2-6-6-2T articulated Mallet that was built by The Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1926.

Pacific Northwest steam historian Martin Hansen offers this perspective: “This 1926 Baldwin 2-6-6-2T spent her entire working career in logging service in the Pacific more…

#110 BHCR BLW 2-6-6-2T N XL L M4

Recorded from Black Hills Central Rrailroad #110
We would like to give a special thanks to the BHCR for their help in this project. To find out more about their operation or to book a ride please go to: https://www.1880train.com/

This is a 2-6-6-2T articulated Mallet that was built by The Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1928 for the Weyerhaeuser Timber Company of Vail, WA. Its next stop was The Rayonier Lumber Company where it received a tender from Rayonier #101 and was retired in 1968. This more…

#261 MILW ALCO 4-8-4 N XL L M4

Recorded from MILW #261 S3 Class 4-8-4
We would like to give a special thanks to the "Friends of the 261" for their help in this project. to find out more about their operation or to book a ride please go to: https://261.com/

Milwaukee Road 261 is a class "S3" 4-8-4 "Northern" type steam locomotive built by the American Locomotive Company (ALCO), in Schenectady, New York in July 1944, for the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad, often referred to as the "Milwaukee Road".

It was more…

#3 HVSR BLW 0-6-0 N XL L M4

Recorded from Hocking Valley Scenic Railway #3
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The 0-6-0 configuration was the most widely used wheel arrangement for both tender and tank steam locomotives. The type was also widely used for diesel switchers (shunters). Because they lack leading and trailing wheels, locomotives of this type have all their weight more…

#425 RBMN BLW 4-6-2 N XL L M4

Recorded from Reading Northern #425
We would like to give a special thanks to the Reading and Northern Railroad for their help in this project.

Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad 425 is a 4-6-2 light "Pacific" type steam locomotive originally built in 1928 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the Gulf, Mobile & Northern Railroad. After the GM&N was consolidated into the Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad in 1940, the locomotive was renumbered #580 and served in passenger service before being more…

#484 CTS BLW 2-8-2 N XL L M4

Recorded from Cumbres and Toltec #484
We would like to give a special thanks to the Cubres and Toltec Scenic Railroad for their help in this project. To find out more about their operation or to book a ride please go to: https://cumbrestoltec.com/

The Denver and Rio Grande Western K-36 class are ten 3 ft (914 mm) narrow gauge 2-8-2 "Mikado" type steam locomotives built for the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (D&RGW) by Baldwin Locomotive Works. They were shipped to the Rio Grande in more…

#8419 BSVY JS 2-8-2 N XL L M4

Recorded from Boone & Scenic Valley Railway #8419
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The story of steam locomotive 8419 is as unique as the museum where it operates. In March of 1988, an article in National Geographic told about steam locomotives still being produced in China. A few months later, in May, two board members traveled to China to visit the more…

#98 WWRR ALCO 4-4-0 N XL L M4

Recorded from Wilmington Western #98

4-4-0 is a locomotive type with a classification that uses the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement and represents the arrangement: four leading wheels on two axles (usually in a leading bogie), four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and a lack of trailing wheels. Due to the large number of the type that were produced and used in the United States, the 4-4-0 is most commonly known as the more…

2-10-0 Decapod N XL L M4

The 2-10-0 represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, ten powered and coupled driving wheels on five axles, and no trailing wheels. This arrangement was often named Decapod, especially in the United States.

These locomotives were popular in Europe, particularly in Germany and Russia; British use of the type was confined to the period during and after World War II. In the United States, the 2-10-0 was not widely popular but was a favorite of a small number of railroads more…

2-6-2T Prairie N XL L M4

The 2-6-2 represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels, six coupled driving wheels and two trailing wheels. This arrangement is commonly called a Prairie. The majority of American 2-6-2s were tender locomotives, but in Europe tank locomotives, described as 2-6-2T, were more common. The first 2-6-2 tender locomotives for a North American customer were built by Brooks Locomotive Works in 1900 for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, for use on the Midwestern prairies. The type more…