Steam locomotive profile: 0-6-0

Rock Island USRA 0-6-0 switcher No. 283
The 0-6-0 began life as a road engine in the late 1830s but was built only in limited numbers. Like the 0-4-0, the 0-6-0 could not easily traverse the poor track of the day, and within twenty years was rendered obsolete by the introduction of the 2-6...

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