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Iron Pony: 1905

NZR, New Zealand Railways, Circa E class locomotive, E 66 at the Petone Railway Works

Virginian Railway's Blue Ridge 2-6-6-6

In 1944 the railroad acquired seven from the Lima Locomotive Works. Considered to be the heaviest locomotives ever produced.

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Illinois Central number 201 is the oldest steam locomotive in the museum collection. It was built in 1880

RailPictures.Net Photo: CBQ 5632 Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad Steam 4-8-4 at Aurora, Illinois by Marty Bernard

Net Photo: CBQ 5632 Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad Steam at Aurora, Illinois by Marty Bernard

Richard Leonard's Random Steam Photo Collection -- Wabash Railroad 4-6-2 660

Richard Leonard's Random Steam Photo Collection -- Wabash Railroad 4-6-2 660

Ab 608 was built by NZR Addington (Christchurch) in 1915 and named "Passchendaele" in 1925 as a War Memorial for over 400 railwaymen who perished in WW1. It is now owned by NZ Railway & Locomotive Society who restored it for the centenary. The public response during the Heartland Tour of North Island was fantastic and the train is seen on photo run by on the 2% Opapa bank bound for Feilding Steam Rail depot.

Ab 608 was built by NZR Addington (Christchurch) in 1915 There is an awesome steam train chase in Barbed Wire and Daisies

NZR, one of the most appealing and distinctive NZR steam locomotive designs, particularly as it was initially used on express passenger trains and later a common sight on rural branch lines (along with the later Ab) after WW2, the Pacific type A class from 1906 was an NZ built engine; 8 by the NZR Workshops at Addington and 50 by the firm of A. & G. Price in Thames. The first four had Stephenson valve gear inside and Walschaerts valve gear outside, while the following had just Walschaerts…

NZR, one of the most appealing and distinctive NZR steam locomotive designs, particularly as it was initially used on express passenger trains and later a common sight on rural branch lines (along with the later Ab) after WW2, the Pacific type A class from 1906 was an NZ built engine; 8 by the NZR Workshops at Addington and 50 by the firm of A. & G. Price in Thames. The first four had Stephenson valve gear inside and Walschaerts valve gear outside, while the following had just Walschaerts…

1871 – The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive, the Montezuma.

1871 – The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge Steam Train, the Montezuma.

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