[N&W] Re: K-2 Mountain

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Thu May 6 22:25:50 EDT 2004

[David Lightsey asked:]
 > Did any of the streamlined (a la 4-8-4 J's) class K-2 Mountains employ a
 > cast-steel trailing truck, or did they all use the earlier, built-up type?
 > If any did, what were their engine numbers?

The only Delta-style two-wheeled trailing trucks used on the N&W were under
the K-3 mountains.  As far as is known, only these ten locomotives and the
Y-6-6a-6b 2-8-8-2s used any style of cast two-wheeled trucks.

Ed King

I have not seen a photo of one with a cast trailer truck.
Nigel Misso 

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