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To: bigbob
Did someone mention rail freight and capitalism in the same breath??:

Chesapeake & Ohio #1604 The locomotive is a 2-6-6-6 Allegheny

Courtesy of Steamlocomotive.com

Built for C&O for 100 car coal drags out of White Sulfur Springs W. Va. 1941-1948.

110,211 lbs tractive effort. Heaviest US locomotive ever built.

The Allegheny and many other large steam locos were key to the US winning WWII.

6 posted on 12/12/2011 12:51:33 PM PST by RSmithOpt (Liberalism: Highway to Hell)
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To: RSmithOpt
I'll see your Allegheny and raise you a Big Boy:


10 posted on 12/12/2011 1:09:43 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (There are two kinds of people: those who divide people into two kinds and those who don't.)
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