Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad 4963 (2-8-2)

CB&Q 4963 is a 310,780 lb. Mikado (2-8-2) built by Baldwin in 1923. The locomotive has 64" drivers and 27" x 30" cylinders. It is on display at the Illinois Railroad Museum, Union, Illinois. The museum purchased it from a scrap dealer in 1988, saving it from the cutting torch.

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This page last modified: 11/9/2004.

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