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Atlantic & Yadkin Railway

History &
Modeling


    

A&Y #344

 This locomotive had the following characteristics: 

Construction year 1900
Construction number c/n 2186
Constructed by Pittsburgh Locomotive and Car Works
Southern Class H-3
Cylinder size (inches) 21"x28"
Steam pressure (pouind per square inch) 200 lbs
Driver size (diameter) 60"
Weight (in pounds) 152,800 lbs
Tractive effort (in pounds) 34,986 lbs

When built this H-3 class was Southern Railway #431. During the 1903 renumbering, it became SR #344 and kept that number when leased to the A&Y. The 344, along with 254, was replaced by 444 and 531 on the A&Y lease agreement with the Southern effective October, 1937. On October 29th of that year it was restencilled for the Southern, but remained in Greensboro in case the A&Y needed it on a daily rental basis at some point.   According to R.E. Prince's roster, 344 was scrapped at Haynes shop on March 19, 1939. 

 Photos:

There are no known A&Y photos of this locomotive.

 

 

 

 

 


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