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.||Class||F.M. Whyte||Gauge||Railroad Line||Location||Status||Builder Info||Notes|
|2-4-2T||30"||Palmajero Mining Company||plaza, Chinipas, CHH||display||Manning Wardle (Leeds) #1609, 1903|| abandoned on mining line in 1912, found in Sierra Madres |
|2501 (7)||L-1||2-4-2T||4'-8½"||NdeM (Hinds Con Min)|| Museo de Historia Mexicana, Monterrey, NLE||display|| Named La Clarines |
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