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Rare photo of one of Virginian's mighty AE Class 2-10-10-2 (with it's massive 48" front cylinders) in operation

 

Over N&W rails just east of the VGN's passenger station in Roanoke, Virginia (date unknown)

 

Virginian AE Class 2-10-10-2.jpg

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Nice find! Wow those front cylinders are HUGE!!

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I didn't catch the x-10-10-x at first. I thought it was an 8-8. That thing must be a monster up close in real life! So many different steam designs that I get lost.

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Virginian is one of my favorite RRs, they had the biggest of the big.

 

Some info on the 2-10-10-2:

 

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If I ever buy any other scale trains it will be O gauge to own engines like this and the UP9000:

 

 

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