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Steam Engines

Baldwin 1924 Tuskegee 101
Baldwin 1924
Tuskegee 101
Description:2-6-2 Prairie

Equipment Information

Tuskegee Railroad 101 is a short line Prairie locomotive designed for both passenger and freight service. Engines of this type were popular around the turn of the century and smaller railroads like the Tuskegee continued to build them in later years for mixed-traffic use.

Builder: Baldwin Locomotive Works
Year Built: 1924
Builder Number: 58057
Wheel Arrangement: 2-6-2
Length: 58ft
Width: 10ft 3in
Height: 14ft 7in
Weight: 125000 lbs
Brakes: 6ET
Tractive Effort: 20500 lbs
Cylinders: 17×24
Boiler Pressure: 160 psi
Drivers: 46in
Description: Prairie
Arrived: 1969
Condition: Incomplete / unrestored / not operational

Ownership History
1924-1953 – Tuskegee Railroad #101
1953-1969 – T.R. Miller Company #101
1969-present – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL