2-4-2 "Columbian" Locomotives in Canada
One of the first 2-4-2s built was displayed at the 1893 World's Columbian
Exposition in Chicago. Both tender and tank flavors of this wheel
arrangement were used in the USA, however, 2-4-2s were not very popular.
Railroads that used 2-4-2 "Columbian" locomotives in Canada (data provided by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media)
Surviving Examples of 2-4-2 "Columbian" Locomotives in Canada
|No.||Class||F.M. Whyte||Gauge||Railroad Line||Location||Status||Builder Info||Notes|
|11011 (5)||2-4-2T||36"||International Nickel (Empire Limestone)||Robica Nothof Railway, St. Marys, ON||stored||Vulcan Iron Works (Wilkes-Barre) #536, 08/1904|| from Minnie Thompson Museum, Stratford, ON, built as an 0-4-0T. For sale. |
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