ATLANTIC "TYPE" DESIGNS BUILT 1934-1938

                   OVER A PERIOD OF ABOUT FIVE YEARS THREE RAILROADS BUILT 29 FOUR-COUPLED STEAM LOCOMOTIVES TO POWER LIGHT WEIGHT TRAINS.  ONLY ONE OF THE DESIGNS WAS A TRUE ATLANTIC; THE OTHERS HAD A FOUR WHEEL TRAILING TRUCK BUT WERE ATLANTICS IN SPIRIT.
 
"LADY BALTIMORE"
     In September 1934 the Baltimore & Ohio's Mt. Clare Shop in Baltimore built a 4-4-4 to power "The Abe Lincoln" between Chicago and St. Louis.  The 84" drivers were for speed and the large boiler operating at an exceptional 350 lbs. psi with a water-tube firebox was built to provide the horsepower to sustain high speeds.  Tractive force was 37,000 lbs. with booster operating.
 
 "LADY BALTIMORE" AT AKRON, OHIO  JULY 1940
 
BALTIMORE & OHIO NUMBER 1 AT AKRON, OHIO  JULY 1940
 
NUMBER 1 AFTER BEING REDUCED TO SECONDARY SERVICE.
 
"HIAWATHAS"
In 1935 the Milwaukee Road had ALCO build two Atlantics of exceptional speed and power for their streamlined "Hiawatha" trains.  They were followed by another in 1936 and 1937.  The "Hiawatha" was scheduled to cover the 410 miles between Chicago and St. Paul in 390 minutes.
 
MILWAUKEE ROAD NUMBER 1
 
MILWAUKEE ROAD NUMBER 2
 
MILWAUKEE 1   MADISON, WISCONSIN  DECEMBER 1950
PHOTO BY WILLIAM D. MIDDLETON
 
CANADIAN PACIFIC "JUBILEE" 4-4-4's
         To power light weight trains between Montreal and Quebec and Calgary and Edmenton the Canadian Pacific had the Montreal Locomotive Works build in 1936 four F2A  4-4-4  "Jubilee" locomotives driven on the first of their 80" drivers.   In 1936 and 1937, twenty additional 4-4-4 engines designated F1A  were built by the Canadian Locomotive Company but driven on the rear drivers which were reduced to 75".
 
CANADIAN PACIFIC F2A 3003 WAS BUILT BY MONTREAL IN 1936
 
 F2A 3002 AT TORONTO  JULY 30, 1949
 
F1A 2910 WAS BUILT BY THE CANADIAN LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY IN 1937.
 
F1A 2913 WAS BUILT BY THE CANADIAN LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY IN 1937.
BRANDON, MANITOBA  SEPTEMBER 17, 1948
 
 
F!A 2924 WAS BUILT BY THE CANADIAN LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY IN 1938.
 
F1A 2925 WAS BUILT BY THE CANADIAN LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY IN 1938.
 
 FOLLOWING ARE THREE PHOTOGRAPHS I TOOK IN McADAM, NEW BRUNSWICK ON JUNE 17,1959.
 PHOTO BY EDWARD J. OZOG
 PHOTO BY EDWARD J. OZOG
 PHOTO BY EDWARD J. OZOG
 
 
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