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Atlantic & Yadkin Railway

History &
Modeling


    

A&Y #254

 This locomotive had the following characteristics: 

Construction year 1897
Construction number c/n 2627
Constructed by Alco Locomotive Works (Richmond, VA)
Southern Class H-2
Cylinder size (inches) 21"x28"
Steam pressure (pouind per square inch) 200 lbs
Driver size (diameter) 58"
Weight (in pounds) 151,800 lbs
Tractive effort (in pounds) 36,193 lbs

Prior to 1903 this locomotive was #241 and was scrapped at Hayne Shop in October, 1938 according to R.E. Prince's roster data.

 Photos:

AY254-mixed-train-Pleasant-Garden-ca193x-Anne-Hice.jpg (1602608 bytes)

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This photo of 254 leading a mixed train in Pleasant Garden circa 1930s comes from a photo in the collection of Anne Hice.

 

 

 

 


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