Monster Engine Ready For Trial


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Monster Engine Ready For Trial - ' READY FOR TRIAL It. N. STEEL GIANT WTLXi TAKE...
' READY FOR TRIAL It. N. STEEL GIANT WTLXi TAKE THE TRACK lJrgt Engine EvfT on This Ito4 Will Be Given Trial Some Tim Thl Week Traveling Engineer la Charge of Locomotive Some Interesting Interesting Statistics. The La. Grande Star has the following following Interesting description of the monster locomotive which the O. R. & N. has Just received: I ThrnilfFh thA 1 I rwl . m m ... , : . Engineer T, H. Br.ckleT, o the Ba,d- wln Locomotlve Works Philadelphia. wno , now Gfanj p th. hI o R V w v uw"e 7 i the o. R. & is.. No. 450. we are able to give somo additional and interesting interesting figures concerning thin huge machine, machine, which Is so long that the tank has to be left outside the roundhouse. Just ahead of the eight drivers under under the cab end of the locomotive 1st a pin. In the center of the bolster sup- "Lli" "'lfv .i , l"8 uu,,Br: Jnefn Jf wTf ' 0!f"f"e fl Wln " '"f"' U 8ary' a 8tra ht ""' ue"ab,eS " t0 ne0ate h : S. e.' , ! e mensions of this locomotive !and there are 39 others of the same clff: tw,, more ,forT thl aWaioa. "" Gra"de 80m j tin d"rln,f ,th,a week; are: Tlre. bo.x' 104 Ui feet- ameter. Weight on drivers, 394,150 pounds. I weight of engine, equipped for service, with 9000 gallons of water In the tank, and bunkers full of coal, fas 350 tons. It is the latest model of Baldwin freight locomotives, is . 90 feet In length, has two sets of compound cylinders, the high pressure cylinders I being 3x30, low pressure 40x3. It ' 18 PPei with the latett design in . water eJecto" and "uperheaters. and Is known a the Mallet compound. and 18 supposed to draw or handle: oralnary freight eng1ne now , UBe a this vision. It has the very latest devlce of alr reversin(? leveri n, . ,ncne8 ,ong but M everyth:ng ,8 tomatic by alr pressure it ,a mocB tee from ni- of w r,mr,. also southing ned In locomotive ar-planted to chitecture j Tne engines cost at the factory-Do about $40,000 each, wherever Mr. Brickley goes, hie 1 wt ..Mike... rnMI .., him. utl they have traveled many thousands more powerful .than the ordinary versing lever. These engines are equipped with the Westlnghouse E. T. equipment, which is also something new In locomotive building. It has two 8 1-2 cross compound Westlng--house air numos. These locomotives ' are equiped with an automatic force of miles together. Mr. Brickley announces that No. 450 will be ready for her trial trip next Wednesday or Thursday, and 1 no doubt the trial of this great ma-a ! chine will prove of much interest to 1 others than railroad men. I

Clipped from East Oregonian10 Jan 1910, MonPage 3

East Oregonian (Pendleton, Oregon)10 Jan 1910, MonPage 3
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