2-8-8-0 Locomotives in Cuba

The AT&SF (Santa Fe) was the first to experiment with this wheel arrangement. They seemed to enjoy the creation of new locomotives by rebuilding smaller engines into bigger ones. They took two 2-8-0s (Consolidations) and rebuilt them into a 2-8-8-0 configuration. As a result, this wheel arrangement is sometimes called a "Consolidation Mallet". On the Great Northern these were sometimes called the "Bull Moose" type.

Railroads that used 2-8-8-0 locomotives in Cuba (data provided by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media)

Surviving Examples of 2-8-8-0 Locomotives in Cuba

No.ClassF.M. WhyteGaugeRailroad LineLocationStatusBuilder InfoNotes

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