Larger and More Powerful Locomotives

Tempo of Business Increases
April 24, 2018
Informational booklet
April 24, 2018
As business increased the FEC needed to purchase larger and heavier steam locomotives Number 102, a 4-6-2 type, was used to replace smaller and lighter engines which did not have the tractive effort or pulling power that this type did. Several of the 100-series engines lasted well into the 1940s.
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