Steam locomotive profile: 2-10-2 Santa Fe

Santa Fe 2-10-2 No. 900
The 2-10-2 was a natural outgrowth of the 2-10-0. Although the 2-10-0's five coupled axles gave it great adhesion, it lacked the power needed to move a heavy train at other than drag-freight speeds. The reason was the locomotive's shallow firebox - i...

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