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Atlantic & Yadkin Railway

History &
Modeling


    

Southern #516

 This locomotive had the following characteristics: 

Construction year 1903
Construction number c/n 21959
Constructed by Baldwin Locomotive Works (Philadelphia, PA)
Southern Class J
Cylinder size (inches) 21"x28"
Steam pressure (pouind per square inch) 200 lbs
Driver size (diameter) 56"
Weight (in pounds) 171,550 lbs
Tractive effort (in pounds) 37,485 lbs

This was another class J Consolidation built by Baldwin in Philadelphia (s/n 21959) in 1903 for the Southern Railway. The A&Y had requested another 21" wide firebox loco to replace 541, which was due for flues and new firebox, in the locomotive lease. The 516 however had already been given to the High Point, Randleman, Asheboro & Southern (HPRA&S), another Southern-owned shortline. So the 516 never sported A&Y lettering.  According to R.E. Prince the 516 was retired in August, 1951.

Photos:

No A&Y photo of the 516 is likely.

 


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