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Owner: Norfolk & Western
Model:UNKNOWN NW Type A 2-6-6-4Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
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Notes:N&W blt 1936, 2-6-6-4, 70" drivers, 300psi, enginewt 573,000 lb, rtrd 58-59
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Norfolk & Western 2-6-6-4 #1202
Title:  Norfolk & Western 2-6-6-4 #1202
Description:  Built by the Norfolk & Western shops in 1936 as class A articulated unit, it sported 70" drivers, developed a massive 300psi, had an overall engine+tender wheelbase of 108.27', and an engine weight of 573,000 lb. Although they had a rating of 13,000 tons slow freight, they could pull passenger trains at 70mph. The cheap coal available to N&W helped support these monsters of the rail until they were retired in 1958-59.
Photo Date:  6/1/1955  Upload Date: 5/8/2013 10:35:47 AM
Location:  Chillicothe, OH
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  NW 1202(NW Type A 2-6-6-4)
Views:  599   Comments: 0
NW 2-6-6-4 #1202 - Norfolk & Western
Title:  NW 2-6-6-4 #1202 - Norfolk & Western
Description:  Here's a great shot of the massive faceplate of the Norfolk & Western 2-6-6-4 #1202 taken from an original negative by Don Morice. Note the solid pilot and hidden coupler pocket on this brute. Specs - NW Roanoke shops, 1936, class A, 70" drivers, impressive 300 psi boiler pressure, 24x30" cylinders, 573,000 lb engine wt, impressive tractive effort of 125,897 lb. The entire class of 43 units was retired between 1958-59.
Photo Date:  7/1/1957  Upload Date: 10/11/2017 6:34:03 AM
Location:  Columbus, OH
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  NW 1202(NW Type A 2-6-6-4)
Views:  170   Comments: 0


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