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Owner: Chicago Burlington & Quincy
Model:BLW 2-8-2Built As:CBQ 5305 (2-8-2)
Serial Number:42131Order No:
Frame Number:Built:6/1915
Notes:O-3, blt 06/15, retired 07/52
Other locos with this serial:  CBQ 5305(2-8-2)
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CB&Q 2-8-2 Class O-3 5305
Title:  CB&Q 2-8-2 Class O-3 5305
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad 2-8-2 Class O-3 5305 presumed at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on an unknown day in June 1915, photograph by Baldwin Locomotive Works, Chuck Zeiler collection. Number 5305 was built by Baldwin during June 1915 (c/n 42131), sold for scrap in July 1952, one of 60 Class O-3's numbered 5300-5359. When built, the first 15 were equipped with alligator-type crossheads, the rest were fitted with the Laird type. In later years the O-3's were modified with shorter cabs, the single stage air compressors were replaced with cross-compound types, and feedwater systems (Coffin, Elesco, or Worthington) ere fitted to many. Some of the O-3's were equipped with longer tenders.
Photo Date:  6/1/1915  Upload Date: 10/15/2012 1:55:44 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Baldwin Locomotive Works
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  CBQ 5305(2-8-2)
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