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GN P-2 Class 4-8-2

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P-2 Class 4-8-2 General Data

Built:

Between 9/1923 and 10/1923

Cylinders:

29"x28"

Engine weight:

365,600 lbs.

 

Builder:

Baldwin Locomotive Works

Driver diameter:

73"

Weight on drivers:

242,000 lbs.

 

Number series:

2500 - 2527

Boiler pressure:

Design: 210 psi.

Operating: 200 psi.

Tractive effort:

54,840 lbs.

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GN P-2 4-8-2 #2500 Seattle, WA July 23, 1939

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GN P-2 Class 4-8-2 2523 on public display at Willmar, MN

Photos taken July 14, 2001

 
GN P-2 Class 4-8-2 2523 under shelter at Willmar, MN
 

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 Photos taken April 14, 2006 by Sean Murphy

 

 

GN P-2 Class 4-8-2 2507 before and after restoration at Pasco, WA

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GN P-2 Class 4-8-2 2507 on public display at Wishram, WA

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Photos taken July 18, 2002 by Ben Ringnalda

and May 2, 2003, July 19, 2003 and May 8, 2004 by Robert Ulberg

 

Sources and additional reading:

Railroad History 143 - Great Northern Railway published by the RLHS