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Date: 06/11/19 07:29
Great Western 2-8-0 (1956)
Author: valmont

Great Western (CO) 2-8-0 #60 @ Longmont, CO on Oct. 20, 1956




Date: 06/11/19 09:24
Re: Great Western 2-8-0 (1956)
Author: NKP779

gorgeous photo, and locomotive!



Date: 06/11/19 11:20
Re: Great Western 2-8-0 (1956)
Author: pennsy3750

What was the logic behind those extended smokeboxes that the GW seemed to favor?



Date: 06/11/19 11:41
Re: Great Western 2-8-0 (1956)
Author: LarryDoyle

pennsy3750 Wrote:
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> What was the logic behind those extended
> smokeboxes that the GW seemed to favor?

Commonly used on engines for use with low grade lignite.  See this thread from last year
https://www.trainorders.com/discussion/read.php?10,4666513,4666926#msg-4666926

-LD



Date: 06/13/19 18:02
Re: Great Western 2-8-0 (1956)
Author: boejoe

If I'm not mistaken, this engine now on the Black River & Western in Flemington NJ



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