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Atlantic Coast Line 4-8-4s

Atlantic Coast Line

Class R-1 4-8-4's

the "Eighteen-hundreds"


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Atlantic Coast Line and Seaboard Air Line Historical Society


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1. The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad- Steam Locomotives, Ships, and History by Richard E. Prince

2. Atlantic Coast Line, The Standard Railroad of the South by William E. Griffin, Jr.

3. The Locomotives That Baldwin Built by Fred Westing

4. Model Railroader magazine, August 1960 issue, features R-1 plans.

5. Baldwin Locomotives magazine, July 1938.

6. Railway Mechanical Engineer magazine, December 1938.

7. Locomotive Quarterly, Fall 1991, "Atlantic Coast Line Motive Power"

8. Lines South, 3rd Quarter 1998, ACL R-1's

ACL R-1 Front

Atlantic Coast Line No. 1809 at Yemassee, SC in 1942

(photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt)

Site launched May 16, 2003

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