1924 Lehigh Valley Railroad
NO. 2092 4-6-2
TEN of these locomotives replacing lighter Pacifics were delivered
in 1924 and two more built in the company's shops were put in
service the following year. They were used for heavy passenger
traffic between Newark and Buffalo, handling without assistance
trains of nine cars between Mauch Chunk and Glen Summit Springs,
where the grades are 69 feet to the mile. They are fully modern
4-6-2's in that they are equipped with boosters, stokers, and
Builder-American Locomotive Co.
Cylinders-25" X 28"
Weight, total-533,900 lb.
booster- 10,400 lb.
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