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Atlantic & Yadkin Railway

History &
Modeling


    

Southern #523

 This locomotive had the following characteristics: 

Construction year 1903
Construction number c/n 22043
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 22043) in 1903 for the Southern Railway. The number was kept when it was rented (7% per year) by the A&Y as a switcher at Pomona Yard. As a partial rental, the 523 may never have been lettered for the A&Y.  According to R.E. Prince the 523 was scrapped at Spencer shops on July 10, 1935.

Photos:

No A&Y photo of the 523 is known or likely to exist.

 


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