Steam locomotive profile: 2-8-4 Berkshire

Nickel Plate 2-8-4 Berkshire No. 802
During the 1920s, America's railroads began to face capacity constraints. A boom in traffic was causing main lines to choke. The Lima Locomotive Works was quick to recognize a business opportunity in that dilemma. Lima knew the simplest way to increa...

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