CNW 4-8-4 #3032 - Chicago & North Western  Contributor's Pick!       
An unknown photographer caught this massive Baldwin 4-8-4 Northern type steam locomotive in the Proviso Yard all steamed up and loaded for its next run. Specs - class H, serial #61124, 76" drivers, impressive 250 psi boiler pressure, 27x32" cylinders, engine weight of 498,000 lb, tractive effort of 65,226 lb. The loco was later rebuilt on August 31, 1946 and reclassified as H-1. The loco was finally retired on December 6, 1956. Unknown photographer
Date: 2/28/1937 Location: Proviso, IL   Map Show Proviso on a rail map Views: 160 Collection Of:   Gary Everhart
Locomotives: CNW 3032(4-8-4)    Author:  Gary Everhart
CNW 4-8-4 #3032 - Chicago & North Western
Picture Categories: Roster,Yard,Steam This picture is part of album:  CNW 4-8-4 Northerns
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Andre Wehrle General Very interesting historic image, shame C&NW didn't see fit to preserve any of their larger steam such as this. One of these would have made a great running mate for the Milwaukee Road 261. 2/5/2018 9:10:51 AM
Butch Getz General Nice pair of beasts! 2/5/2018 10:38:27 PM

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