Thursday, January 1, 2015

Unadilla Valley Railroad No. 2, "Merlyn"


Unadilla Valley Railway No. 2, "Merlyn," 4-6-0, Rhode Island Locomotive Words #2980, cylinders 19" x 24", drivers, 56" , 160 lbs. boiler pressure; weight, 107,500 lbs.; 21,000 lbs tractive effort. Purchased 1895. Sold 11-1919 to Walter A. Zelnecker Supply Co., a railroad equipment broker, of St. Louis, Mo.  Reportedly shipped to France.