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.ClassF.M. WhyteGaugeRailroad LineLocationStatusBuilder InfoNotes
11011 (5)2-4-2T36"International Nickel (Empire Limestone)Robica Nothof Railway, St. Marys, ONstoredVulcan Iron Works (Wilkes-Barre) #536, 08/1904 from Minnie Thompson Museum, Stratford, ON, built as an 0-4-0T. For sale.