RailPictures.Net Photo: CO 490 Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) Steam 4-6-4 at Baltimore, Maryland by Mitch Goldman
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Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) (more..)
Steam 4-6-4 (more..)
B&O Railroad Museum (more..)
Baltimore, Maryland, USA (more..)
October 02, 2016
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CO 490 (more..)
Mitch Goldman (more..)
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C&O "Yellow Belly" #490

One of my all time favorite locomotives - this time, a rarely seen view of the fireman's side, thanks to a vacant track to the right left by the Museum's B&O EA #51, an EMC built shovel-nosed diesel which is currently undergoing cosmetic restoration in the back shop. No. 490 was built by ALCO in 1926 as a Pacific. The C&O rebuilt this engine as a streamlined Hudson in 1946 for "Chessie" service, initially painting it in a shade of orange before updating to the look with the current shade of yellow. The C&O had high hopes for the future of passenger business and No. 490 was to blaze the path. Click here for a photo taken from the engineer's side.

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