Beautiful Steam From This Classic “Blue” Locomotive!

Beautiful Steam From This Classic “Blue” Locomotive! | Train Fanatics Videos

Locomotive #425 sports a deep blue paint scheme as she takes railfans on excursions!

This clip has great pacing shots, with her blue paint silhouetted against the beautiful Pennsylvania scenery with close ups of the engineers hard at work!

Originally built for the Gulf Mobile and Northern Railroad back in 1928, you can watch the engineer clean and wash down the locomotive with care before her excursion run!

A Pacific type light 4-6-2 steam locomotive, she was built to haul passengers on the Gulf Mobile & Northern Railroad which ran lines from Mobile, Alabama north to Jackson, Tennessee. #425 was a Pacific type locomotive that predominately a steam passenger locomotive during her service and was retired in 1950 from the then Gulf Mobile & Ohio Railroad.

Quick Facts

  • Rail Line: Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad
  • Train Name: #425 Pacific type steam excursion train
  • Power type: 4-6-2 Steam Locomotive Pacific Class
  • Builder: Baldwin Locomotive Works
  • Train type: Passenger
  • Location: Multiple States
  • Build Date: 1928

If you’ve ever taken a ride on the Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad #425 or a train like this let us know in the comments below! Would love to hear your experience on this classic piece of history!

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