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Atlantic & Yadkin Railway

History &
Modeling


    

A&Y #321

 This locomotive had the following characteristics: 

Construction year 1901
Construction number c/n 3132
Constructed by Alco Locomotive Works (Richmond, VA)
Southern Class H-1
Cylinder size (inches) 21"x28"
Steam pressure (pouind per square inch) 200 lbs
Driver size (diameter) 60"
Weight (in pounds) 158,200 lbs
Tractive effort (in pounds) 34,986 lbs

This consolidation was originally built for the Southern Railway as #408 in 1901. In 1903, it was renumbered to Southern Railway 321 and it kept that number when leased to the A&Y.  It was retired in December of 1940.

 Photos:

AY_321_greensboro_1937_davidson

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This photo of 321 in Greensboro was taken on November 15, 1937 by S.P. Davidson and comes from the collection of Mike O'Neal, Tullahoma, TN. Obtained from Mac Connery, Durham, NC.

AY_321_greensboro_1938_williams This photo was taken in Greensboro, NC in 1938 by Normal Williams of Canton, NC. The negative came from the collection of Marvin Black and was obtained as a print from Mac Connery of Durham, NC.

 


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