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Tue Apr 26 16:02:07 EDT 2011
Its the only camelback 2-6-2 I've ever seen a pic of!
I'm sure that the trailing truck was to facilitate reverse moves (as with the Pocahontas Roads' 2-8-8-2s).
On Apr 25, 2011, at 2:53 PM, NW Mailing List wrote:
> I think the reason for the 2-6-2 was that it did not need to be turned, meaning it could
> be run both forward or backwards safely.
> HB Lyon
>> And that little locomotive?? In researching my clinic on the motive power of the three Pochahontas roads, that is the only camelback and the only Prairie (2-6-2)that I have found for all three roads.
>> seems to be designed to burn anthracite.
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