Christmas Season At The Strasburg Railroad!

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The Strasburg Rail Road dates back to 1837 when it was a horse drawn railroad until they purchased their first Norris-built 4-2-0 steam locomotive in 1851.

CN engine #89 was originally built by the Canadian Locomotive Company in Kingston, Ontario, for the Grand Trunk Railway, which was eventually merged into the Canadian National Railway.

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Quick facts about Ol’ CN 89

  1. Whyte notation 2-6-0 Mogul type wheel arrangement. The 2 leading wheels are one axle and mounted directly to the locomotives frame.
    There were no trailing wheels behind the 6 driving wheels.
  2. Locomotive weight: 141,800 lbs.
  3. build date: 1910
  4. tractive effort: 26,300 lbf

Quick facts about the Great Western #90

  1. Builder: Baldwin Locomotive Works – 1924
  2. Locomotive weight: 212,000 lbs.
  3. Boiler pressure: 200psi
  4. tractive effort: 48,960 lbf
  5. maximum speed: 50 mph
  6. configuration: 2-10-0 wheel arrangment – Decapod type

Let us know if you have ever taken a ride on this great heritage railroad. We would love to hear about your experience!

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