L&HR Mikados and Consolidations

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L&HR Mikados and Consolidations

Postby LOUBRONXXMASON » Mon Nov 30, 2009 3:34 pm

If the L&HR had Mikados, though they were light, in nineteen teens, why did they go back to Consolidations in the twenties instead of to heavier Mikados from Baldwin??

Re: L&HR Mikados and Consolidations

Postby woodsie » Thu Feb 10, 2011 8:47 am

Just browsing, and found your question.
The newer 2-8-0s were heavier and had more tractive effort.
I cannot remember the source of this info, but it may have been
one of the two L&HR books by Crouse. They were pretty much
the same as the RDGs.
Modeling the LHR in HO, 1940s, Franklin, NJ
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