2-2-2 "Single" Locomotives in Cuba

The 2-2-2 wheel arrangement was a natural progression from the 0-2-2 and the 2-2-0 arrangements. The additional axle of the 2-2-2 provided more stability and allowed the locomotive to have a larger firebox. It was first found on the Patentee locomotive built by Robert Stephenson and Company in 1833. Locomotives of this wheel arrangement was sometimes called "Singles" because they had a single driven axle (which could also be said of the various other single driven axle wheel arrangements).

Railroads that used 2-2-2 "Single" locomotives in Cuba (data provided by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media)

Surviving Examples of 2-2-2 "Single" Locomotives in Cuba

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