Locomotive profile: 4-8-2 Mountain type steam locomotive

Frisco 4-8-2 Mountain type steam locomotive No. 1522 hauls a tourist train near Swedeborg, Missouri, in 1994.
Frisco 4-8-2 Mountain type steam locomotive No. 1522 hauls a tourist train near Swedeborg, Missouri, in 1994.
Jim Wrinn
4-8-2

•YEARS BUILT: 1911 to 1948

•MANUFACTURERS: Alco, Baltimore & Ohio, Lima, Canadian, Montreal

•OPERATED ON: Numerous large railroads requiring power for fast freight and passenger trains

•NAMES: Mountain, Mohawk (New York Central)

•QUANTITY: 2,201; New York Central had the most with 600

•BOILER PRESSURE: 200 psi

•KNOWN FOR: High speed, dual service engine

•STATUS: A few have been preserved, but only one remains operational, Canadian National No. 6060.
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