Atlanta & West Point RR 290 (4-6-2)

A&WP 290 was built by Lima Locomotive Works in 1926. This heavy Pacific has 73" drivers and 27" x 28" cylinders. It weighs 303,500 lbs. This is the locomotive that appeared in the movie Fried Green Tomatoes. It is now under restoration at the Southeastern Railway Museum, Duluth, Georgia.

Copyright 2004 Donald Nute

This page last modified: 1/31/2004.

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