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 - New Official Engine Handsome and Useful...
New Official Engine Handsome and Useful Reading, Pa., June 18. One of the handsomest engines ever constructed at the locomotive shops of the Reading Railway In this city Is No. 100, Just turned out, which is to be used for private and oflloial purposes. The locomotive Is capable of hauling five cars at sixty miles an hour. It is equipped with Walsparet piston valves. The cylinders are 18 by 24 Inches and the dflvers 68 Inches In diameter. The tank holds 6,000 gallons of water and 8 tons of coal. It has a tractive power of 28.000 pounds and the boiler carries a pressure of 200 pounds. The cab Is Of steel and Is directly over the boiler; There Is a seating capacity for eight persons. A small steam turbine generator furnishes the current for electric lighting. The engine is 88 feet long and the tank 23 feet. The locomotive weighs T5 tons.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 16 Jun 1913, Mon,
  3. Page 7

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