2-4-2 "Columbian" Locomotives in Cuba
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 Cuba (data provided by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media)
Surviving Examples of 2-4-2 "Columbian" Locomotives in Cuba
|No.||Class||F.M. Whyte||Gauge||Railroad Line||Location||Status||Builder Info||Notes|
|1204||2-4-2T||4'-8½"||Central Providencia (Osvaldo Sanchez )|| Almacenes San Jose Artisans Market, Havana, CLH||operational||ALCO (Rogers)|| Fron Guines |
|1208||2-4-2T||4'-8½"||Manuel Isla Perez, Nueva Paz, HAV||ALCO (Rogers) #5007, 11/1994|
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