2-4-2 "Columbian" Locomotives in Mexico

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 Mexico (data provided by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media)

Surviving Examples of 2-4-2 "Columbian" Locomotives in Mexico

No.ClassF.M. WhyteGaugeRailroad LineLocationStatusBuilder InfoNotes
2-4-2T30"Palmajero Mining Companyplaza, Chinipas, CHHdisplayManning Wardle (Leeds) #1609, 1903 abandoned on mining line in 1912, found in Sierra Madres
2501 (7)L-12-4-2T4'-8½"NdeM (Hinds Con Min) Museo de Historia Mexicana, Monterrey, NLEdisplay Named La Clarines

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