BAR 4-8-2 #105 - Bangor & Aroostook  Contributor's Pick!       
Here is another 1929 Alco-Schenectady built 4-8-2 Mountain type locomotive sitting at the edge of the turntable at the North Main Juntion yard near Hermon, ME. These relatively small Mountain type locos with small drivers were for low-speed freight hauling. Specs - class M, 62" drivers, impressive 240 psi boiler pressure, 22.5x30" cylinders, engine weight of 317,490 lb, tractive effort of 49,972 lb. The entire M class of 10 was retired between 1950-53 with none preserved. Exact date of this photo is unknown. The photo came from the Henry O. Preble collection.
Date: 5/4/1941 Location: Hermon, ME   Map Show Hermon on a rail map Views: 108 Collection Of:   Gary Everhart
Locomotives: BAR 105(4-8-2)    Author:  Gary Everhart
BAR 4-8-2 #105 - Bangor & Aroostook
Picture Categories: RollingStock,Yard,Steam This picture is part of album:  Bangor & Aroostook 4-8-2 Mountain Locos
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