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Atlantic & Yadkin Railway

History &


A&Y #113

This Ten Wheeler was built by Alco for the Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad as #113. It was acquired directly from the RF&P on December 19, 1929 and retained its number.  This is one of three 4-6-0's bought from the RF&P.  The others were A&Y #109 and A&Y 106.

This locomotive had the following characteristics: 

Construction year 1903
Construction number c/n 27655
Constructed by Alco Locomotive Works (Richmond, VA)
Southern Class n/a
Cylinder size (inches) 19"x26"
Steam pressure (pouind per square inch) 200 lbs
Driver size (diameter) 68"
Weight (in pounds) 221,100 lbs
Tractive effort (in pounds) 23,460 lbs



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Theo. A. Gay caught the 113 on June  12, 1939 in Pomona Yard, Greensboro, NC.

From the collection of Tom Wicker, Sanford, NC.
Obtained from Mac Connery, Durham, NC.



Ted got both sides of the locomotive that day in Greensboro.

Photo by Theodore "Ted" Gay, Brooklyn, NY.
Obtained from Robert L. Harris.

A&Y-113_1939_06_12_greensboro_ted_gay_wicker_01.jpg (322620 bytes) Yet another, different photo of 113 in Greensboro from June 12, 1939. This one is in Tom Wicker's collection.
Another photo of the 113, apparently from the same day in 1939 as the photo above. This one from Davis and/or Atherton in the collection of Mac Connery.
A&Y-113-Pomona-Greensboro-ca19390611-Bott-Collection.jpg (306919 bytes) Another, different photo of 113 in Greensboro from 1939. This one is in Tom Wicker's collection.
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This photo of 113 is by an unknown photographer at an unknown location.

Image obtained via eBay auction from collection of Carl Munck, Galloway, WV (real photo postcard 5410).

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This photo is also by unknown photographer at what is believed to be Greensboro.

Image obtained via eBay auction from collection of Carl Munck, Galloway, WV (real photo postcard 5411).

AY113-Pleasant-Garden-ca1937-Younts-or-Way.jpg (2483205 bytes) This photo was taken either by Younts or Way and shows the 113 at Pleasant Garden in 1937. 

The photo was recently sent to me from Ann Hice via Kevin von der Lippe.








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This page  last edited Tuesday, July 25, 2017