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[[Image:C and O Mikado Steam Locomotive.png|thumb|350px|C&O Class K-1 Mikado steam locomotive ]]
 
The first Mikado locomotives on the C&O were designed by the American Locomotive Company in 1911, and based largely on the [[Chesapeake_and_Ohio_4-8-2_Mountain_Steam_Locomotive_Class_J1|C&O 4-8-2 Class J-1]], with a two-wheel lead truck substituted for the J-1's four-wheel pilot truck. The first K1, locomotive #800, was completed at the Richmond plant of the American Locomotive Company (Alco) and delivered to C&O in December 1911. The last K-1 in service was retired in 1953.
 
The first Mikado locomotives on the C&O were designed by the American Locomotive Company in 1911, and based largely on the [[Chesapeake_and_Ohio_4-8-2_Mountain_Steam_Locomotive_Class_J1|C&O 4-8-2 Class J-1]], with a two-wheel lead truck substituted for the J-1's four-wheel pilot truck. The first K1, locomotive #800, was completed at the Richmond plant of the American Locomotive Company (Alco) and delivered to C&O in December 1911. The last K-1 in service was retired in 1953.
  

Latest revision as of 03:40, 4 October 2012

C&O Class K-1 Mikado steam locomotive

The first Mikado locomotives on the C&O were designed by the American Locomotive Company in 1911, and based largely on the C&O 4-8-2 Class J-1, with a two-wheel lead truck substituted for the J-1's four-wheel pilot truck. The first K1, locomotive #800, was completed at the Richmond plant of the American Locomotive Company (Alco) and delivered to C&O in December 1911. The last K-1 in service was retired in 1953.

Additional information on the C&O's Class K-1 locomotive can be found here: Mikado Type of Locomotive for the Chesapeake & Ohio (Google Books).

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