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Atlantic & Yadkin Railway

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A&Y 531

531 is an ex-Southern Railway class J Consolidation (2-8-0) built by Baldwin in 1903 (b/n 22177) with 21"x28" cylinders, 56" drivers, weighing 170,000 lbs, producing 37,485 lbs of traction. It was retired in July, 1946.  Click on thumbnails to see full size image.

AY_531_gulf_1940_wicker Here the 531 is pictured in Gulf, NC on October 4, 1940. Photo by ? in the collection of Tom Wicker, Sanford, NC.   Print obtained from Mac Connery, Durham, NC.

 

 

 

AY_531_sanford_1944_porterHere is the 531 again in July 1944 at Sanford, NC, the southern terminus of the A&Y. Photo by ? in the collection of John Porter, Sanford, NC. Print obtained from Mac Connery, Durham, NC.

 

 

 

 

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