#551 (HM2G4L)

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N 38° 34.301', W 90° 27.759'

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Chicago & Illinois Midland

—1928 —

2-8-2 USRA Light Mikado-Type freight locomotive built by Lima Locomotive Works. During WWI the United States Railroad Administration developed standardized railroad designs and there were thousands of Mikados built. Mikados were considered the "work horse of the railroad." during WWI the name was changed to "Macarthur" because of the war with Japan. Donated in 1955 by the Chicago & Illinois Midland Railroad.
HM NumberHM2G4L
Year Placed2015
Placed ByMuseum of Transportation
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Date Added Sunday, April 28th, 2019 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 721048 N 4272300
Decimal Degrees38.57168333, -90.46265000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 34.301', W 90° 27.759'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 34' 18.06" N, 90° 27' 45.54" W
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