"Black Diamond"

"Black Diamond" (HM2G6Q)

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N 38° 34.305', W 90° 27.669'

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—1889 —

2-2-2 Type inspection locomotive built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. The "Black Diamond" has a walnut paneled observation room, seats eight, is 22'9 1/4" long weighs 26,300 lbs, and is beloved to the the last steam inspection locomotive in existence today. The limited area behind the firebox made it necessary for a small boy to act as the fireman. Donated in 1948 by the Reading Railroad.
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HM NumberHM2G6Q
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Placed ByMuseum of Transportation
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Date Added Sunday, April 28th, 2019 at 5:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 721178 N 4272311
Decimal Degrees38.57175000, -90.46115000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 34.305', W 90° 27.669'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 34' 18.3" N, 90° 27' 40.14" W
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