Locomotive profile: 2-6-0 Mogul type steam locomotive

RIO GRANDE SCENIC NO. 1744 AT LAVETA PASS, COLO., IN 2007.
Rio Grande Scenic 2-6-0 No. 1744 at Laveta Pass, Colorado, in 2002.
Jim Wrinn
2-6-0

•YEARS BUILT: 1852-1929

•MANUFACTURERS: Lima, Southern Pacific, Baldwin, Pennsylvania Railroad, others

•OPERATED ON: Chicago & Western Indiana, Baltimore & Ohio, Green Bay & Western, Boston & Maine, Southern Pacific, Canadian National, short lines

•NAMES: Mogul, Valley Mallet

•QUANTITY: 8,000; Canadian National had the most with 469

•BOILER PRESSURE: 205 psi

•KNOWN FOR: Pulling medium-size freight trains on main lines, along with being an excellent engine for short lines due to its light weight on the lighter shortline rails.

•STATUS: Several preserved, some operational
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