United States Railroad Administration Locomotive

United States Railroad Administration Locomotive (HM144Z)

Location: Jacksonville, FL 32204 Duval County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 19.708', W 81° 40.485'

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National Historic
Mechanical Engineering Landmark

United States Railroad Administration Locomotive
Atlantic Coast Line Class P-5a 4-6-2 No. 1504 ??1919

During the World-War I emergency, American railroads were placed under the control of the United States Railroad Administration (USRA). To facilitate construction, operation, and maintenance, all new steam locomotives ordered during this period were built to one of twelve standard designs developed by a committee composed of USRA, railroad, and locomotive-builder representatives. This family of locomotives, ranging from 0-6-0 to 2-8-8-2 in size, incorporated the best proven features of the day and was the first successful standardization of American motive power. Although the USRA period lasted only three years, locomotives continued to be built around these basic designs for another decade. ACL 1504, built by American Locomotive Co. Richmond Works, is a "Light Pacific," the most common USRA passenger design. It was in service on ACL for over 30 years and survived in almost original condition.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers - 1990
HM NumberHM144Z
Marker Number#148
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 9:27am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 435136 N 3355375
Decimal Degrees30.32846667, -81.67475000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 19.708', W 81° 40.485'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 19' 42.48" N, 81° 40' 29.10" W
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Area Code(s)904
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1104-1164 W Bay St, Jacksonville FL 32204, US
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