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2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives

Last revised: March 11, 2024

By: Adam Burns

The Consolidation represents a seminal advancement in steam locomotive engineering during the latter half of the 19th century.

This innovative design, categorized under the 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, marked a significant evolutionary leap from the previously favored 4-4-0 American Type.

The introduction of two additional driving axles and an enlarged boiler enabled the Consolidation to generate greater tractive effort, empowering them to haul considerably heavier loads.

This ability to handle increased weight capacities swiftly established the 2-8-0 as the preferred choice for freight transportation, ultimately leading it to supplant the American Type in both popularity and utility.

History

The genesis of the first 2-8-0 locomotive traces back to the Pennsylvania Railroad at the close of the Civil War era. Initial iterations of this model faced considerable challenges, primarily due to the rigid front truck assembly which was integrated into its design.

Unlike the more advanced flexible system that allows for easier navigation through curves, this inflexible configuration hampered its operational efficiency on winding tracks. Despite these early setbacks, the conceptual promise of the 2-8-0 laid a strong foundation for subsequent innovations in locomotive technology.

Once initial design issues were resolved, the Consolidation rapidly ascended to become the preferred main line power for numerous railroads. Their dominance spanned from the latter half of the 19th century through the second decade of the 20th century, marking an impressive operational tenure of approximately 50 years.

Owing to their moderate size and robust power capabilities, many 2-8-0s have been meticulously restored and are operational under the care of various museums and tourist railroads.

These historic engines can now be experienced in motion at several prestigious locations across the country, including the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, Age of Steam Roundhouse, and the Nevada Northern Railway.

These restorations not only celebrate the enduring legacy of the Consolidations but also allow enthusiasts and the public alike to relive a vibrant chapter of railroading history.

917257238527395892367826798.jpgPennsylvania 2-8-0 #8320, one of hundreds the railroad rostered, was photographed here by Homer Newlon, Jr. at Blairsville, Pennsylvania on August 10, 1953. American-Rails.com collection.

Early Examples

The history of the Consolidation locomotive begins with an intriguing tale of innovation and adaptation. Circa 1865, the Lehigh & Mahanoy Railroad took a bold step by modifying a standard 0-8-0 switcher, adding a front axle to transform it into the prototype of what would become widely known as the Consolidation type.

The design was further refined just a year later by Matthias Baldwin of the Baldwin Locomotive Works. Baldwin introduced a groundbreaking improvement by making the lead truck/axle self-centering, separate from the driving wheels.

This modification not only significantly enhanced the locomotive's stability but also its agility, as the freely swiveling lead axle markedly improved its capability to negotiate curves.

The culmination of these enhancements was realized in 1866 when the first commercially manufactured Consolidation was delivered by Baldwin to the Lehigh Valley Railroad.

This locomotive was specifically destined for the demanding grades of the Mount Carmel Branch in Pennsylvania, where its enhanced power and mobility were put to effective use.

This milestone not only marked the entry of the Consolidation type into mainstream use but also set a new standard for locomotive design in the years to follow.

Union Pacific 2-8-0 #535 works local service near Albany, Wyoming in August, 1956. American-Rails.com collection.

The name "Consolidation" is believed to have been coined by Matthias Baldwin himself.  The name was thoughtfully chosen to commemorate the merger of two railroads, the Beaver Meadow Railroad & Coal Company and the Lehigh & Mahanoy, into the Lehigh Valley.

Initially, 2-8-0 sales encountered hurdles due to early design challenges, such as the rigid front truck which hampered their ability to navigate curves effectively. However, once these flaws were addressed, the locomotive began to see robust sales starting in the 1870s.

Technologically, the 2-8-0 represented a significant advancement over the older 4-4-0 model. With its heavier frame and larger boiler, the new design delivered enhanced tractive effort and increased horsepower, qualities that were particularly beneficial for mountain railroads.

These railroads valued the Consolidation model for its superior ability to tackle steep gradients and demanding terrain, cementing its reputation as a robust and reliable workhorse.

Prominent rail lines such as the Baltimore & Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Erie began to phase out their fleets of 4-4-0s in favor of this more powerful locomotive. Additionally, it became apparent that the 2-8-0s were not only more efficient but also less costly.

The Lehigh Valley, buoyed by the success of its initial purchase from Baldwin, confidently ordered an additional fourteen locomotives. Over the years, the LV continued to expand its Consolidation fleet, culminating in a final purchase of units from Alco in 1916, which belonged to the Class M-36 series, numbers 813-832.

The Consolidation was distinguished by its two extra driving axles and a front pilot truck, features that enabled it to haul trains twice as heavy as those pulled by earlier models. Moreover, it could achieve speeds that were adequate for passenger service, demonstrating its versatility and broad operational capabilities.

Buffalo Creek & Gauley 2-8-0 #4 steams past the yard in Dundon, West Virginia with a string of empty hoppers in the fall of 1964. Larry Fellure photo. American-Rails.com collection.

By the 1880s, the Consolidation type had achieved widespread acceptance as mainline power, heralding a new era of railroad technology.

Railroads quickly discovered the impressive versatility of the design, which was continuously enhanced with technological upgrades as advancements emerged toward the close of the 19th century.

A notable advancement that significantly influenced the success of the Consolidation was the introduction of the air brake by George Westinghouse in 1872. This innovation allowed for greater control of increasingly heavier loads, which, over time, found broad acceptance across the industry.

Additionally, the enactment of the Safety Appliance Act in 1893 mandated the installation of such safety systems on all cars and locomotives, further cementing the status of the Consolidation locomotive as a crucial asset in the expanding railroad network.

Pennsylvania Railroad 2-8-0 #8382 (H-10s) simmers away at Hawthorne Yard in Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1953. The Consolidations were workhorses on the PRR in light/medium freight assignments, as on most railroads. The Pennsy once rostered some 3,335 examples of this wheel arrangement during the 1920s. This particular unit was manufactured by Alco's Brooks Works in August, 1916 and retired in November, 1957. Fred Byerly photo. American-Rails.com collection.

Top Speed

The Consolidation proved exceptionally capable of handling increased weight, a trait that allowed it to remain a cornerstone of railway operations well into the 1920s. Throughout its years of service, the design was continuously refined until the physical limitations of its size ultimately curtailed further advancements.

During its peak, the 2-8-0 was equipped with cutting-edge technology for the time, incorporating advanced features like superheaters, feedwater heaters, piston valves, and outside radial valve gear.

Despite these innovations, the locomotive's top speed typically remained around 40 mph, primarily because it featured drivers that were no larger than 63 inches in diameter.

This characteristic underscored the Consolidation's role as a powerful workhorse, optimized more for hauling capacity than for speed, and preserving its legacy in the annals of railroad history.

92580257216327838926092907.jpgColorado & Southern 2-8-0 #634 was photographed here at Rice Yard in Denver, Colorado, circa 1950. American-Rails.com collection.

Specifications

While each railway's fleet of 2-8-0 locomotives varied in terms of size, power output, boiler pressure, and the type of tender utilized, here we focus on the Baltimore & Ohio's modern E-27c Consolidations to provide a snapshot of these robust machines.

The E-27c models were stalwarts of the B&O system, seeing widespread use across branch lines and in light duty roles. Initially constructed between 1909 and 1910, these hardy locomotives underwent significant modifications by the Baltimore & Ohio shop forces throughout their years of service.

Despite their extensive use and modifications, the march of technology and new advancements meant that all units of the E-27c were retired and ultimately scrapped by the 1950s, marking the end of their storied journey on the American rails.

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Builder
American Locomotive Company (Richmond Works)
Years Produced
1909-1910
Classes
E-27c, E-27J, E-27ca
Whyte Notation
2-8-0
Valve Gear
Walschaert
Driver Brake
American
Wheelbase (Driver)
16 Feet, 8 Inches
Wheelbase (Engine)
41 Feet, 1 ¼ Inches
Wheelbase (Tender)
20 Feet, 2 Inches
Wheelbase (Engine + Tender)
59 Feet, 8 ½ Inches
Total Length (Engine + Tender)
68 Feet, 6 ½ Inches
Height (Top of Rail to top of Cab)
14 Feet, 5 ½ Inches
Weight on Drivers
198,650 Lbs (E-27c): 202,900 (E-27ca and E-27J)
Engine Weight
220,370 Lbs (E-27c): 224,900 Lbs (E-27ca and E-27J)
Tender Weight (Loaded)
148,070 Lbs
Total Weight
350,970 Lbs - 372,970 Lbs
Tender Fuel Capacity
15 Tons
Tender Water Capacity
7,500 Gallons
Driver Diameter
62 Inches
Boiler Pressure
215 psi
High Pressure Cylinders (Diameter x Stroke)
22" x 30" (E-27c): 24" x 30" (E-27ca and E-27J)
Maximum Tractive Effort
40,800 - 42,800 Lbs (E-27c): 50,900 Lbs (E-27ca and E-27J)
Factor of Adhesion
4.91 - 4.68 (E-27c): 3.94 (E-27ca and E-27J)

Denver & Rio Grande Western 2-8-0 #278 heads east over the narrow-gauge Gunnison Branch as the train nears Cebolla, Colorado during the 1950's. The right-of-way here now lies beneath the Blue Mesa Reservoir. James Stitzel photo. Author's collection.

Preservation

While the Consolidation locomotive was eventually surpassed by larger and more technologically advanced designs such as the 2-8-2s, 2-10-0s, 4-8-2s, and others, many railroads found continued utility in the Consolidation until the close of the steam era.

A prime example is the Western Maryland, which maintained an extensive fleet of 2-8-0s. These locomotives proved invaluable for hauling heavy loads over the challenging grades found throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

Their enduring utility underlines the robust and versatile design of the Consolidation, securing its place as a critical asset in the annals of railroad history.

The WM exemplified the enduring appeal of the Consolidation class through its operation of advanced models like Class H-7a, H-7b, H-8, and H-9a.

These impressive locomotives boasted tractive efforts ranging from 60,000 to 74,000 pounds and served faithfully until the mid-1950s. By the cessation of their production, the 2-8-0s had left a significant legacy, with approximately 23,000 units built domestically and an additional 12,000 manufactured for export markets.

Today, the legacy of the Consolidation continues to be celebrated. Several of these historical engines have been meticulously preserved and are on display across the nation. A number of them remain operational, serving as a living testament to the pivotal role they played in the development of rail transportation.

Extant Examples

United States

Engine Number Class Wheel Arrangement Track Gauge Original Owner/Preserved As Current Location Current Status Builder Information Notes
20 SC-4 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Lake Superior & Ishpeming Allen Heritage Center (Allen, Texas) Display Alco-Pittsburgh #46943 (1910) -
2718 C-8 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern Pacific Rachael Dorris Park (Alturas, California) Display Baldwin #23890 (1904) -
556 S-160 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Alaska Railroad Delaney Park Strip (Anchorage, Alaska) Display Baldwin #69855 (1943) Built as U.S. Army Transportation Corps (USATC) 2627.
1660 C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Langlade County Historical Society (Antigo, Wisconsin) Display Baldwin #18345 (1900) Painted as Chicago & North Western #440.
315/425 C-18 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Denver & Rio Grande Western Cumbres & Toltec Scenic yard (Antonito, Colorado) Operational Baldwin #14352 (1895) Built as Florence & Cripple Creek #3, named "Elkton." Acquired by the Denver & Rio Grande in 1917. Originally numbered 315, later renumbered 425 with the D&RGW's 1921 formation. Owned by the Durango Railroad Historical Society.
61 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" White Pass & Yukon Stockton Locomotive Works (Antonito, Colorado) Restoration Baldwin #17814 (1900) -
18 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Arcade & Attica Arcade & Attica Railroad (Arcade, New York) Out of service Alco-Cooke #62624 (1920) -
2542 2535 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Santa Fe Wilson Park (Arkansas City, Kansas) Display Alco-Pittsburgh #48638 (1911) Built as Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Railway #208.
811 789 2-8-0 4'-8½" Santa Fe Atchison Rail Museum (Atchison, Kansas) Display Baldwin #19967 (1902) -
21 SC 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Lake Superior & Ispheming Michael Goodell (Augusta, Wisconsin) Restoration Alco-Schenectady #46945 (1910) Under restoration by BMG Railroad Contractors.
545 E-8 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Baltimore & Ohio B&O Railroad Museum (Baltimore) Display B&O/Mount Clare Shops (1888) Named 'A.J. Cromwell'.
27 C-3 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Duluth & Northeastern Railroad Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad Display Alco-Pittsburgh #42286 (1907) Built as Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railway #348. Later became DM&IR #348. Acquired by the D&NE of Cloquet, Minnesota in 1955.
895 C-25 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern Pacific (Texas & New Orleans) Roseland Park (Baytown, Texas) Display Alco-Schenectady (1913) Built as Texas Midland Railroad #200. Acquired by the SP in 1928.
917 W2 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Norfolk & Western Buckeye Express Diner (Bellville, Ohio) Display Baldwin #21683 (1903) -
5 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Okmulgee Northern Railway Belton Grandview & Kansas City Railroad (Belton, Missouri) Display Alco-Cooke #65189 (1923) Named 'Tommy'.
71 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Colorado Central Railroad Colorado Central Station Casino (Central City, Colorado) Display Baldwin #35990 (7/1911) -
7 G-1 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Norfolk & Western Bluefield City Park (Bluefield, West Virginia) Display Baldwin #15153 (1897) -
17 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Crab Orchard & Egyptian Railway Boone, Iowa Display Canadian Locomotive Company #1959 (1/1940) Built as Roberval & Saguenay Railway 2-8-0 #17 (Quebec, Canada). Last U.S. steam locomotive to operate in revenue freight service (1986).
12 C-18 2-8-0 36" Eureka Nevada Railroad Nevada State Railroad Museum (Boulder City) Stored Baldwin #14771 (3/1896) Built as Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad #10.
264 C-2 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Nevada State Railroad Museum (Boulder City) Display Baldwin #30026, 1907 Renumbered 6264 in 1953.
18 SC-4 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Lake Superior & Ispheming Colebrookdale Railroad (Boyertown, Pennsylvania) Under Restoration Alco-Pittsburgh #46941 (1910) -
340 C-19 2-8-0 36" Denver & Rio Grande Knott's Berry Farm (Buena Park, California) Overhaul Baldwin #5571 (1881) Built as Denver & Rio Grande #400 (Class 70). Named 'Green River'.
41 C-19 2-8-0 36" Denver & Rio Grande Knott's Berry Farm (Buena Park, California) Operational Baldwin #5731 (1881) Built as D&RG #409 (Class 70). Sold to the Rio Grande Southern in 1916, renumbered 41 and given Class C-19.
25 Y-1 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Northern Pacific Civic Center (Butte, Montana) Display Alco-Schenectady #5129 (1899) -
38 10-38-E 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Woodward Iron Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum (Calera, Alabama) Display Baldwin #58101 (1924) Built as B&H Lumber #12.
104 C-8 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" San Diego & Arizona Railway Pacific Southwest Railway Museum (Campo, California) Display Baldwin #23899 (1904) Built as Southern Pacific #2720, sold to the SD&A on March 25, 1921.
1 - 2-8-0 36" United States Potash Company Lake Carlsbad Recreation Area (Carlsbad, New Mexico) Display Baldwin #41473 (1914) Built as Death Valley Railroad #1. Sold to U.S. Potash in 1930.
18 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Preston Railroad (West Virginia Northern) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park (Cass, West Virginia) Stored Baldwin #24738 (1904) Became WVN #8.
19 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Preston Railroad (West Virginia Northern) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park (Cass, West Virginia) Under Restoration Baldwin #28500 (1906) Became WVN #9.
4 Ks 2-8-0 4'- 8 ½" Buffalo Creek & Gauley Railroad Cass Scenic Railroad State Park (Cass, West Virginia Under Restoration Baldwin #59472 (1926) -
71 B-4E 2-8-0 36" Colorado & Southern Railway Fortune Valley Hotel (Central City, Colorado) Display Baldwin #15142 (1897) Built as Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway #9. Became Colorado & Southern #71 in 1899.
2562 C-9 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern Pacific Arizona Railway Museum (Chandler, Arizona) Display Baldwin #29064 (1906) -
762 759 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Santa Fe Santa Fe Park (Chanute, Kansas) Display Baldwin #17690 (1900) -
301 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Gainesville Midland Railroad Freedom Park (Charlotte, North Carolina) Display Baldwin #53315, 1920 Built as Charlotte Harbor & Northern Railway #72. Became Seaboard Air Line #930 in 1928. Sold to Gainesville Midland in 1951 (#301).
610 As 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" U.S. Army Transportation Corps Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (Soule Shops, Chattanooga) Stored Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton #75503 (3/1952) Last commercially built steam locomotive in U.S.
630 Ks-1 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern TVRM Soule Shops, Chattanooga, TN Operational Alco-Richmond #28446 (1904) Sold to the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina (#207) in 1952 for service between Johnson City and Elizabethton, Tennessee. Required by the Southern in 1967. Leased by the TVRM in 1978 and donated by Norfolk Southern to the organization in 1999.
25 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Cowlitz, Chehalis and Cascade Railway (CC&C) Chehalis-Centralia Railroad (Chehalis, Washington) Stored Baldwin #53037, 1920 Built for the loging operation, Witney Company (#2501), and named 'Big Jack'. Sold to Tideport Logging in 1927 (#53). Later sold to Astoria Southern before being sold again to the CC&C (#25).
347 C-3 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Museum of Mining (Chisholm, Minnesota) Display Alco-Pittsburgh #42285 (11/1907) Built as Duluth Missabe & Norther #347.
278 C-16 2-8-0 36" Denver & Rio Grande/D&RGW Morrow Point Dam Road (Cimarron, Colorado) Display Baldwin #6030 (1882) -
38 10-38-E 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Everett Railroad Claysburg Shops (Claysburg, Pennsylvania) Stored Baldwin #59946 (1927) Built as Huntingdon & Broad Top Mountain Railroad #38.
16 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Duluth & Northeastern Fauley Park (Cloquet, Minnesota) Display Baldwin #40874 (1913) -
2412 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste Marie (Soo Line) Columbus, North Dakota Display Alco-Brooks #37606 (1905) Later sold to Truax-Traer Coal (#173).
561 C-2 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Pawnee Park (Columbus, Nebraska) Display Baldwin #23592 (1904)
2706 C-8 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern Pacific Colusa, California Private Restoration Baldwin #23809 (2/1904) -
701 G5 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Chesapeake & Ohio Covington, Virginia Display Alco-Richmond #49910 (1911) -
606 S-160 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Norfolk & Western Crewe Railroad Museum (Crewe, Virginia) Display Lima #8784 (4/1945) Built as U.S. Army Transportation Corps #5846.
154 C3B 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Bessemer & Lake Erie Henry Ford Museum (Dearborn, Michigan) Display Baldwin #33370 (1909) -
2 - 2-8-0 36" United States Potash Company Furnace Creek Ranch (Death Valley, California) Display Baldwin #42864 (1916) Built as Death Valley Railroad #2. Sold to U.S. Potash in 1930.
1702 S-160 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Great Smoky Mountains Railroad (Dillsboro, North Carolina) Operational Baldwin #64641, 1942 Built as U.S. Army Transportation Corps #1702.
722 Ks 2-8-0 4'-8½" Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Great Smoky Mountains Railroad (Dillsboro, North Carolina) Restoration Baldwin #24729 (1904) Built as Southern Railway #722. Sold to the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina (#208) in 1952.
29 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Alabama Central Railroad Alabama Mining Museum (Dora, Alabama Display Alco-Richmond #65287 (10/1923) Built as Birmingham Southern Railroad #35. Became Chattahoochee Valley Railway #35 in 1937. Sold to the Oneida & Western (#35) in 1947. With the O&W's 1954 shutdown it was acquired by the Alabama Central. Pulled AC's last revenue freight on May 26, 1961.
28 C-3 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Lake Superior Railroad Museum (Duluth, Minnesota) Operational Alco-Pittsburgh #39587 (1906) Built as Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railway #332. Carried same DM&IR number. Sold to Duluth & Northeastern (#28) in 1955.
21 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Chatahoochee Valley Railway Southeastern Railway Museum (Duluth, Georgia) Display Baldwin #57707 (1924) Built as Tennessee, Alabama & Georiga #201. Sold to the CV in 1935.
42 C-17 2-8-0 36" Rio Grande Southern Durango & Silverton (Durango, Colorado) Display Baldwin #8626 (6/1887) Built as Denver & Rio Grande #402.
5780 G-43a 2-8-0 4'-8½" New York Central Eagle Lake, Maine Display Alco-Brooks #4062 (1901) Built as Lake Shore & Michigan Southern #780. Later became NYC #5780. Sold to theEagle Lake & West Branch Railroad, a Maine logging operation, in late 1927. Has sat abandoned in rural Maine near Eagle Lake since 1933.
81 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Nevada Northern Railway Nevada Northern Railway (East Ely, Nevada) Operational Baldwin #45351 (1917) -
93 - 2-8-0 4'-8½" Nevada Northern Railway (Kennecott Copper) Nevada Northern Railway (East Ely, Nevada) Operational Alco-Schenectady #44604 (1/1909) Sold to Kennecott Copper in 1920. Donated to White Pine Public Museum in 1961. Reacquied by the NN in 1990.
611 S-160 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" U.S. Army Transportation Corps Bill Miller Equipment Sales (Eckhart Mines, Maryland) Display Baldwin #69856 (1943) -
3420 C-19 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern Pacific Phelps Dodge Copper Refinery (El Paso, Texas) Stored Baldwin #24586 (1904) Built as El Paso & Northeastern Railway (El Paso & Southwestern) #171.
97 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Valley Railroad Valley Railroad (Essex, Connecticut) Operational Alco-Cooke #65188 (1923) Originally built for the National Railway Company of Cuba but sold to the Birmingham & Southeastern Railroad (#200).
421 C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Fairbury City Park (Fairbury, Nebraska) Display Baldwin #18200 (1900) -
2522 2507 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" AT&SF Major County Historical Society Complex (Fairview, Oklahoma) Display Alco-Brooks #47016 (1/1910) Built as New York Central #2976 (Class G6-k). Sold to Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Railway in 1927 (#66). The KCM&O was acquired by the Santa Fe in 1928.
14 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Duluth & Northeastern Railroad Fillmore, California Stored Baldwin #40875 (1913) Previously operated on the Fillmore & Western (closed, 2021).
25 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southwest Forest Industries Santa Fe Depot (Flagstaff, Arizona) Display Baldwin #35938 (1911) -
4 - 2-8-0 36" Potosi and Rio Verde Railway Huckleberry Railroad (Flint, Michigan) Display Baldwin #24306, 1904 -
101 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Fordyce & Princeton Railroad Cotton Belt Depot (Fordyce, Arkansas) Display Baldwin #55644 (1922) Built as Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway #101.
6072 C-2 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Wyman Park (Fort Riley, Kansas) Display Alco-Brooks #44648 (1907) -
19 SC-4 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" "St. Louis-San Francisco Railway" Heritage Park (Frisco, Texas) Display Alco-Pittsburgh #46942 (1910) Built as Lake Superior & Ispheming #19. Was never owned by the Frisco.
607 S-160 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" U.S. Army Transportation Corps US Army Transportation Museum (Ft. Eustis, Virginia) Display Lima #8846 (1945) Built as #5187.
14 G-7-S 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Buffalo Creek & Gauley Gaithersburg Community Museum (Gaithersburg, Maryland) Display Alco-Schenectady #59309 (1918) Built as Kelly's Creek & Northwestern #1. Acquired by the BC&G in 1950.
555 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Magma Arizona Galveston Railroad Museum (Galveston, Texas) Display Alco-Cooke #63549 (1922) Sold to Oregon, Pacific & Eastern Railway 1970 for excursion service until 1970. Currently lettered as Center for Transportation and Commerce #555.
423 C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Carl Gray Park (Gering, Nebraska) Display Baldwin #18262 (1900) -
74 B-4F 2-8-0 36" Rio Grande Southern Colorado Railroad Museum (Golden) Display Brooks #2951 (1898) Built as Colorado & North Western Railroad #30.
44 B-4G 2-8-0 36" Georgetown Loop Colorado Railroad Museum (Golden) Disassembled Baldwin #55086 (1921) Built as International Railway of Central America (El Salvador) #44.
191 B-4A 2-8-0 36" Denver, South Park & Pacific Railway Colorado Railroad Museum (Golden) Display Baldwin #491 (1880) Later became Colorado & Southern #51. Oldest surviving steam locomotive in Colorado.
318 C-18 2-8-0 36" Denver & Rio Grande/D&RGW Colorado Railroad Museum (Golden) Display Baldwin #14769 (3/1896) Built as Florence & Cripple Creek #8, named 'Goldfield'. Acquired by the D&RG as #428 in 1917, given Class 72. Renumbered D&RGW #318 in 1924 (Class C-18). Donated to the Colorado Railroad Museum in 1954.
346 C-19 2-8-0 36" Denver & Rio Grande/D&RGW Colorado Railroad Museum (Golden) Overhaul Baldwin #5712 (1881) Built as Denver & Rio Grande #406, named 'Cumbres'.
683 C-28 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Denver & Rio Grande Colorado Railroad Museum (Golden) Display Baldwin #11207 (9/1890) Renumbered 583 in 1924. Only surviving standard-gauge D&RGW steam locomotive.
437 C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Stuhr Museum (Grand Island, Nebraska) Display Baldwin #18413 (1901) -
101 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" U.S. Army Transportation Corps National Railroad Museum (Green Bay, Wisconsin) Display Baldwin #48714 (1918) Named 'General Pershing'.
24 SC-4 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Lake Superior & Ispheming National Railroad Museum (Green Bay, Wisconsin) Display Alco-Pittsburgh #46946 (1/1910) -
3 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Gulf Pine Lumber Company Gulf Hammock, Florida Display Vulcan Iron Works #2411 (1915) Sold to the Dowling Company in 1926, and then the Patterson-McInnis Lumber Company.
268 C-16 2-8-0 36" Denver & Rio Grande/D&RGW Pioneer Museum (Gunnison, Colorado) Display Baldwin #6002 (1882) -
6 2-8-0 36" Quincy & Torch Lake Railroad Quincy Mine Association (Hancock, Michigan) Restoration Baldwin #38920 (1912) -
5 - 2-8-0 36" Quincy & Torch Lake Railroad Quincy Mine Association (Hancock, Michigan) Display Baldwin #11534 (1891) Built as Hancock & Calumet Railroad #7. Acquired by the Q&TL in 1908. Named 'Opechee'.
7 - 2-8-0 36" Argent Lumber Company Hardeeville City Hall (Hardeeville, South Carolina) Display H.K. Porter #4776 (1911) -
440 F-8 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste Marie (Soo Line) Harvey Depot (Harvey, North Dakota) Display Alco-Schenectady #29254 (1903) -
6237 C-2 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Hastings Museum (Hastings, Nebraska) Display Baldwin #28814 (1906) -
75 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Heber Valley Heber Valley Railroad (Heber City, Utah) Out of Service Baldwin #31778 (9/1907) Built for the Northern Construction Company, the contractor which built the Great Western Railway of Colorado. Became GWR #75. Retired in 1965 and acquired by the Intermountain Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. Acquired by the Heber Valley in 1999.
618 C-2 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Heber Valley Heber Valley Railroad (Heber City, Utah) Out of Service Baldwin #31250 (1907) Built as Union Pacific #618.
1 - 2-8-0 24" Brookfield, Salt Creek & Western Hesston Steam Museum (Hesston, Indiana) Stored Arnold Jung-Kirchen (Germany) #2845, 1918 Originally built for the Germany Army as an 0-8-0T. Later worked at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo, the Brookfield, Salt Creek & Western Railroad. Named 'Feldbahn'.
60 B-4C 2-8-0 36" Colorado & Southern Harold A. Anderson Park (Idaho Springs, Colorado) Display Rhode Island Locomotive Works #1595 (1886) Built as Utah & Northern #263. Became Denver, Leadville & Gunnison (#263) in 1890 and then C&S #60. Retired in 1941.
2425 F-21 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste Marie (Soo Line) Mineral Range Railroad (Ishpeming, Michigan) Restoration Alco-Schenectady #46577 (1909) -
28 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Sierra Railroad Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (Jamestown, California) Overhaul Baldwin #55246 (1922) -
471 H6-38 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Minneapolis & St. Louis Janesville, Minnesota Display Baldwin #35702 (1910) -
116 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Gainesville Midland Railroad (Jefferson, Georgia) Display Baldwin #32013 (1907) Built as Central of Georgia #215.
418 - 2-8-0 5' Finish State Railway Founders Park (Junction City, Oregon) Display Linne & Jern #68 (1904) -
481 C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Trails and Rails Museum (Kearney, Nebraska) Display Baldwin #21745 (1903) -
4 - 2-8-0 36" Argent Lumber Company Connecticut Antique Machinery Association (Kent, Connecticut) Display H.K. Porter #4274 (1909) -
2579 C-9 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern Pacific Veteran's Memorial Park (Klamath Falls, Oregon) Display Baldwin #27681 (1906) -
203 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Washington & Lincolnton Railroad Three Rivers Rambler (Knoxville, Tennessee) Overhaul Baldwin #58489, 06/1925 Later sold to the Rockton & Rion Railway.
154 G 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern Three Rivers Rambler (Knoxville, Tennessee) Overhaul Alco-Schenectady #3114 (1890) -
535 C-57 (Harriman Consolidation) 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Depot Park (Laramie, Wyoming) Display Baldwin #21790 (1903) Built as Oregon Short Line #935. Renumbered 535 in 1915.
641 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Colorado & Southern Leadville, Colorado & Southern Depot (Leadville, Colorado) Display Alco-Brooks #40268 (1906) -
485 C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Dawson County Museum (Lexington, Nebraska) Display Baldwin #21784 (1903) -
735 729 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Santa Fe McPherson Country Old Mill Museum (Lindsborg, Kansas) Display Baldwin #17533 (1900) -
1 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" "Camp Willow Run Railroad" Camp Willow Run (Littleton, North Carolina) Display Baldwin #37162 (1911) Built as Elkin & Alleghany Railway #100. Sold to Kaul Lumber (#15) in 1919. Acquired by the Atlantic & Western (#10) in 1942.
26 C-43 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Western Pacific Travel Town Museum (Los Angeles) Display Alco-Schenectady #46456 (1909) -
891 664 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Santa Fe Travel Town Museum (Los Angeles) display Baldwin #17187 (1899) -
509 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Central of Georgia Central City Park (Macon, Georgia) Display Baldwin #29660 (1906) -
769 769 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Santa Fe Old Coal Mine Museum (Madrid, New Mexico) Restoration Richmond Locomotive Works #2957 (1900) -
2546 2535 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Santa Fe Ripley Square (Marceline, Missouri) Display Alco-Pittsburgh #48642 (1911) Built as Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Railway #212.
2442 F-22 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste Marie (Soo Line) Wildwood Park (Marshfield, Wisconsin) Display Alco-Schenectady #49785 (1911) -
460 C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Pony Express Museum (Marysville, Kansas) Display Baldwin #19104 (1901) -
457 H5-39 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Minneapolis & St. Louis Mason City, Iowa Display Alco-Schenectady #52307 (1912) -
116 10-40-E 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Meridian & Bigbee River Meridian, Mississippi Display Baldwin #44835 (1917) Built as Susquehanna & New York Railroad as #116.
1246 F-8 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Great Northern Merrill, Oregon Stored Baldwin #32297 (1907) -
18 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Sierra Railway Merrill, Oregon Stored Baldwin #55246 (1/1922) Original tender sold to the Tidewater Southern in 1952 and scrapped in 1955.
401 H-4 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern Monticello Railway Museum (Monticello, Illinois) Operational Baldwin #32487 (1907) -
1 - 2-8-0 36" Coahuila & Zacatecas Railroad (Ferrocarril Coahuila y Zacatecas, FC. C. y Z.) Midwest Central Railroad, Mt Pleasant, IA Display Baldwin #15435 (1897) Built for British-owned Mazapil Copper Company (Mexico).
616 C-2 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Nampa, Idaho Display Baldwin #31248 (1907) -
12 E-2 2-8-0 2' 6" Ferrocarril Mexicano (Mexican Railway) Alder Gulch Shortline (Nevada City, Montana) Stored Baldwin #34313 (1910) -
40 10-34-E 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" New Hope & Ivyland (Lancaster & Chester) New Hope & Ivyland Railroad (New Hope, Pennsylvania) operational Baldwin #58824 (1925) Built as Lancaster & Chester #40.
451 F-9 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste Marie (Soo Line) New Town, North Dakota Display Alco-Brooks #30646 (1905) -
501 W 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Maine Central Conway Scenic Railroad (North Conway, New Hampshire) Display Alco-Schenectady #47732 (1910) -
49 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Kewaunee, Green Bay & Western Railroad (GB&W) Mid-Continent Railway Museum (North Freedom, Wisconsin) Display Alco-Schenectady #67819 (1929) Renumbered 350 in the mid-1930s. Only surviving GB&W steam locomotive.
22 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Lake Superior & Ishpeming Mid-Continent Railway Museum (North Freedom, Wisconsin) Display Alco-Pittsburgh #46944 (1/1910) -
29 C-2 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Copper Range Railroad Mid-Continent Railway Museum (North Freedom, Wisconsin) Display Alco-Schenectady #42504 (1907) -
480 C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific North Platte Memorial Park (North Platte, Nebraska) Display Baldwin #21718 (1903) -
76/476 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" "Baltimore & Ohio" Oakland B&O Museum (Oakland, Maryland) Display Baldwin #54265 (1920) Built as Jonesboro Lake City & Eastern #40. Became Frisco #76 in 1925. Sold to the Mississippian Railway (#76) in 1947. Hosted excursions on the Penn View Mountain Railroad from 1967-1975, the Gettysburg Railroad from 1976-1995, then at the Blairsville & Indiana Railroad. Was later owned by the Ohio Central Railroad Shops and Steam Railroading Institute (Owosso, Michigan). Currently displayed at the Oakland B&O Museum as B&O #476.
223 C-16 2-8-0 36" Denver & Rio Grande/D&RGW Utah State Railroad Museum (Ogden, Utah) Stored Grant Locomotive Works #1436 (12/1881) -
643 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Santa Fe Oklahoma Railway Museum (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Display Cleburne Shops #GC774 (1897) -
2852 C-10 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern Pacific Glenn County Fairgrounds (Orland, California) Display SP-Sacramento Shops (1919) -
1951 1950 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Santa Fe Depot Museum (Pauls Valley, Oklahoma) Display Baldwin #32079 (1907) -
23 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Lake Superior & Ishpeming Empire State Railway Museum (Phoenicia, New York) Display Alco-Pittsburgh #46939 (1910) -
107 G (Southern) 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern Dollywood Marketing Office (Pigeon Forge, Tennessee) Display Baldwin #8869 (1887) Built as East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia Railroad (#419). Then became Southern #107. Later sold to Smoky Mountain Railroad (#107). Acquired by Dollywood in 1961 as an advertisment piece for their 36" Dollywood Express railroad.
3 - 2-8-0 36" United States Potash Company RailGiants Train Museum (Pomona, California) display Baldwin #21882 (1903) Built for the Morenci Southern Railroad. Acquired by U.S. Potash in 1922.
3 - 2-8-0 4' 8½" Louisiana Cypress Lumber Company Depot Park (Ponchatoula, Louisiana) Display H.K. Porter #5565 (1914) Built as Lyon Cypress Lumber Company #1. Sold to Louisiana Cypress during the 1920s.
533 C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Rawlins, Wyoming Display Baldwin #21755 (1903) -
2825 C-9 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern Pacific San Bernardino County Museum (Redlands, California) Display Alco-Brooks #44984 (1908) -
5 - 2-8-0 36" Thunder Lake Lumber Company Logging Museum (Rheinlander, Wisconsin) Display Baldwin #58530 (8/1925) -
734 (34) SC-1 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" "Western Maryland" Western MD Scenic Shops (Ridgeley, West Virginia) Overhaul Baldwin #43105 (1916) Built as Lake Superior & Ispheming #34. Was never an original WM engine. Named 'Mountain Thunder'. Spent many years as WMSR's star attraction. Currently under restoration.
60 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Black River & Western Black River & Western (Ringoes, New Jersey) Overhaul Alco-Schenectady #69021 (1937) Built as Great Western Railway of Colorado #60.
712 L 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Atlantic Coast Line South Carolina Railroad Museum (Rion, South Carolina) Privately Owned Baldwin #23210 (1903) -
6051 C-2 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Fairmont Park (Riverside, California) Display Baldwin #31539 (1907) -
6 G 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Norfolk & Western Virginia Museum of Transportation (Roanoke) Display Baldwin #15152 (1897) -
300 83 ton 2-8-0 (General Pershing Type) 4' 8 ½" Texas State Railroad Texas State Railroad (Rusk, Texas) Overhaul Baldwin #47032 (11/1917) Built as U.S. Army Transportation Corps #396. Sold to Southern Pine Lumber Company (#28) in 1956. Donated to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in 1972 and transferred to the Texas State Railroad (#300).
477 C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Kenwood Park (Salina, Kansas) Display Baldwin #19292 (1901) -
11 G 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Olin Mathieson Chemical Corporation Olin Matheson (Saltville, Virginia) Display Roanoke Machine Works #137 (1892) Built as Norfolk & Western 2-8-0 #305. Acquired by Olin Mathieson (#11) in January, 1922.
6 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Moscow, Camden & San Augustine Railroad Texas Transportation Museum (San Antonio, Texas) Display Baldwin #35816 (1911) -
12 0- 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Atlantic & Western Depot Park (Sanford, North Carolina) Display Baldwin #37161 (1911) -
870 870 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Santa Fe Heritage Park (Santa Fe Springs, California) Display Baldwin #27706 (1906) Is not equipped with original tender, uses #874's tender.
223 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Wrightsville & Tennille Railroad Georgia State Railroad Museum (Savannah, Georgia) Display Baldwin #32131 (1907) Built as Central of Georgia #1223.
790 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Illinois Central Steamtown National Historic Site (Scranton, Pennsylvania) Display Alco-Cooke #28686 (1903) -
1923 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Lowville & Beaver River Railroad Steamtown National Historic Site (Scranton, Pennsylvania) Stored Alco-Cooke #62623 (1920) -
15 10-34-E 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Rahway Valley Railroad Steamtown National Historic Site (Scranton, Pennsylvania) Display Baldwin #43529 (1916) -
519 W-1 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Maine Central Steamtown National Historic Site (Scranton, Pennsylvania) Display Alco-Schenectady #52991 (1913) -
407 C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Legion Park (Sidney, Nebraska) Display Baldwin #17974 (1900) -
40 B-4G 2-8-0 36" Georgetown Loop Georgetown Loop Railroad (Silver Plume, Colorado) Operational Baldwin #53777 (1920) Built as International Railway of Central America (El Salvador) #40. Sold to the White Pass & Yukon Route, then sold to the Georgetown Loop in February, 1972.
111 10-26E 2-8-0 36" Georgetown Loop Railroad Georgetown Loop Railroad (Silver Plume, Colorado) Operational Baldwin #59164 (1926) Built as International Railways of Central America #116. Acquired by Georgetown Loop in trade to Rotary Snowplow Park in Breckenridge, Colorado for Colorado & Southern #9 in September, 2006.
69 - 2-8-0 36" White Pass & Yukon White Pass & Yukon (Skagway, Alaska) Overhaul Baldwin #32762 (1908) Operated in excursion service at the Nebraska Midland Railroad (#69) of North Platte, NE during the 1970s. Later spent time at the Black Hills Central Railroad, then the Stuhr Museum (Grand Island, NE), then Fort Lupton, Colorado, and finally the Kettle Moraine Railway.
529 C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Northwest Railway Museum (Snoqualmie, Washington) Display Baldwin #21672 (1903) -
542 J 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern North Carolina Transportation Museum (Spencer) Display Baldwin #22570 (1903) -
764 - 2-8-0 4' 8½" Illinois Central Museum of Transportation (St. Louis) Display Alco-Rogers #6178 (1904) -
1187 R, H3 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" PRR Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania (Strasburg) Display PRR-Altoona Shops #1235 (1888) -
2846 H6sb 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" PRR Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania (Strasburg) Display Baldwin #26744 (1905) -
7688 H10s 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" PRR Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania (Strasburg) Display Lima #5063 (1915) -
33 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Lake Superior & Ishpeming Age of Steam Roundhouse (Sugarcreek, Ohio) Display Baldwin #43108 (1916) Spent time at the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway. Acquired by Age of Steam/Jerry Jacobson in 2003.
13 (6) G-7-S 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Buffalo Creek & Gauley Age of Steam Roundhouse (Sugarcreek, Ohio) Stored Alco-Brooks #61579 (1920) Built as Kelleys Creek & Northwestern #6. Purchased by BC&G in 1954. Acquired by Jerry Jacobson in 1993.
2630 S-160 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" U.S. Army Transportation Corps (Ft. Eustis Military Railroad) Age of Steam Roundhouse (Sugarcreek, Ohio) Display Baldwin #69858, 1943 Renumbered 612 in 1954. Donated to Cass Scenic Railroad in 1972. Eventually purchased by Jerry Jacobson in 2015.
11 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Tooele Valley Railway Tooele County Museum (Tooele, Utah) Display Alco-Brooks #47764 (1910) Displayed in local city park since 1964.
132 (2414) - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Santa Fe Kansas Museum of History, Topeka, KS Display Baldwin #5266 (1880) Renumbered as 912 in 1898 and then 2414 in 1900. Rebuilt as an 0-8-0 in 1923 for switching work in Argentine Yard. Rebuilt into a 2-8-0 in 1940/1941 once it was recognized as Santa Fe's oldest surviving steam locomotive. Named 'Cyrus K. Holliday'.
1218 K-1 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" DM&IR Tower Train Museum (Tower, Minnesota) Display Baldwin #34745 (6/1919) Built as Duluth & Iron Range #218.
638 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Colorado & Southern Trinidad, Colorado Display Alco-Brooks #40265 (1906) -
35 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Lake Superior & Ishpeming Illinois Railway Museum (Union, Illinois) Display Baldwin #43106 (1916) Built as LS&I #19. Sold to the Marquette & Huron Mountain (#19) in 1963. Acquired by IRM in 1985.
99 - 2-8-0 4'-8½" Louisiana & Arkansas Illinois Railway Museum (Union) Display Baldwin #52292 (1919) -
428 (1648) C-57 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Union Pacific Illinois Railway Museum (Union) Restoration Baldwin #18303 (10/1900) Built as UP #1648. A Harriman Consolidation.
29 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Virginia & Truckee (Louisiana & Pacific) V&T Railroad, Virginia City, NV Out of service Baldwin #44235, 1916 Built as Louisiana & Pacific Railway #29. Acquired by the Longview, Portland & Northern in 1922. Sold to the Gray family in 1977 which began rebuilding the historic V&T.
557 S-160 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Alaska Railroad (USATC) Wasilla, Alaska Restoration Baldwin #70480 (12/1944) Built as U.S. Army Transportation Corps #3523. Sent to the then-government owned Alaska Railroad and numbered 557.
1147 F-8 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Great Northern Wenatchee, Washington Display Rogers #5796 (1902) -
385 H-4 2-8-0 4'-8½" Morris County Central Railroad Whippany Railway Museum, Whippany, NJ Display Baldwin #32312, 1907 Built as Southern Railway #385. Later sold to the Virignia Blue Ridge Railway (#6) in 11/1952. Acquired by Earle H. Gil, Sr. in 1963. Hosted excursions on the Morris County Central Railroad over the Morristown & Erie Railroad from 1965 until 1973, then over the New York, Susquehanna & Western Railroad until 1980. Eventually donated to the Whippany Railway Museum in 2007.
304 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Fort Worth & Denver Wichita Falls Railroad Museum (Wichita Falls, Texas) Display Alco-Brooks #40246 (1906) -
761 759 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Santa Fe AT&SF Depot (Wickenburg, Arizona) Display Baldwin #17689 (1900) -
29 SC-3 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Grand Canyon Railway Grand Canyon Railway (Williams, Arizona) Overhaul Alco-Pittsburgh #39637 (5/1906) Built as Lake Superior & Ispheming #29.
2521 C-9 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Southern Pacific Yuma, Arizona Display Baldwin #31436 (1907) -

Canada

Engine Number Class Wheel Arrangement Track Gauge Original Owner/Preserved As Current Location Current Status Builder Information Notes
3522 M4g 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Canadian Pacific Bienfait, SK Display Baldwin #31053 (7/1907) -
137 M-3-e 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Railway (Ontario Northland) Cochrane Railway & Pioneer Museum (Cochrane, ON) Display Canadian Locomotive Company #1157 (1913) Built as Canadian National #2164.
57 - 2-8-0 36" White Pass & Yukon Klondike Mines Railway Locomotive Shelter (Dawson City, YT) Display Baldwin #16456 (1899) Vauclain compound. Sold to Klondike Mines Railway (#3) in 1906.
55 - 2-8-0 36" White Pass & Yukon Klondike Mines Railway Locomotive Shelter (Dawson City, YT) Display Baldwin #7597 (1885) Sold to Klondike Mines Railway (#2) in 1906.
2601 N-4-a 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Canadian National Canadian Railway Museum (Delson, QC) Display Montreal Locomotive Works #43160 (1907) -
3388 M3b 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Canadian Pacific Canadian Railway Museum (Delson, QC) Display Alco-Schenectady #26115 (1902) -
73 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Northern Alberta Railways Alberta Railway Museum (Edmonton, AB) Display Canadian Locomotive Company #1821 (1927) -
909 E2 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Hull–Chelsea–Wakefield Railway Gatineau, QC Stored Sweden (1907) -
2616 N-4-a 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Canadian National Haliburton Soccer Club (Haliburton, ON) Display Alco-Brooks #49664 (1911) -
2141 M-3-d 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Canadian National Kamloops Heritage Railway (Kamloops, BC) Operational Canadian Locomotive Company #1059 (1912) -
3651 N-2-a 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Canadian Pacific Lethbridge, AB Display Montreal Locomotive Works #48339 (1910) -
503 - 2-8-0 4'-8½" Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Railway North Bay, ON Stored Canadian Locomotive Company #1902 (1930) -
103 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railway Westfield Heritage Village (Rockton, ON) Display Montreal Locomotive Works #48837 (1910) -
41 - 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Jonesboro, Lake City & Eastern Railroad Alberta Prairie Railway (Stettler, AB) Operational Baldwin #54266 (1920) Later became Mississippian Railway #76, then Frisco #76.
3716 N2b 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Canadian Pacific Kettle Valley Steam Railway (Summerland, BC) Operational Montreal Locomotive Works #51628 (1912) Built as #3916.
2747 N-5-c 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Canadian National Kinsmen Park (Transcona, MB) Display Canadian National #46880 (1926) -
2534 N-4-a 2-8-0 4' 8 ½" Canadian National Uxbridge, ON Privately Owned Montreal Locomotive Works #40587 (1906) -

Photo Gallery

9238752635723578268592930938789.jpgLouisville & Nashville 2-8-0 #1361 was photographed here by Homer Newlon, Jr. in service near Artemus, Kentucky on September 4, 1953. American-Rails.com collection.

Sources

  • Boyd, Jim. American Freight Train, The. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 2001.
  • Edson, William D. Steam Locomotives Of The Baltimore & Ohio: An All-Time Roster.  Potomac: William D. Edson, 1992.
  • Mainey, David. Baltimore & Ohio Steam In Color. Scotch Plains: Morning Sun Books, 2001.
  • Schiffer Publishing. Baldwin Locomotive Works: Record of Recent Construction Nos. 21 to 30 Inclusive. Atglen: Schiffer Publishing Company, 2009.
  • Solomon, Brian. Classic Locomotives, Steam And Diesel Power in 700 Photographs. Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press, 2013.

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