Friday, August 04, 2017

The 4094-D is the largest fireless steam locomotive ever built and was originally built for the Hammermill Paper Company in Erie.

a "Fireless" type locomotive, often described as a giant thermos bottle. Fireless locomotives were used in industrial plants that had steam generating equipment for other purposes. They received and stored steam, and were able to run for a number of hours in switching duties.

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