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Norfolk & Western All-time Steam Locomotive Roster

     I would like to thank the N&W Historical Society for helping me out considerably.  Without their help, this roster would never have been possible.

 

Class

Type

New Series

Old Series

Drivers

Tractive Effort

Weight

Remarks

A

0-6-0T

-

92,93

49"

-

88,800

Vacated by 1900

A

4-6-0

26-40

-

68"

28,000

166,300

Vacated by 1929

A

2-6-6-4

1200-1242

-

70"

114,000

570,000

Superheated - Articulated - Integral bed frame - Roller bearings**

B

0-4-4

-

96,97

48"

-

78,300

Changed to O-18 class by 1898

B

2-8-0

2-8-0

61-70

61-70

-

-

55"

56"

40,304

42,840

285,685

"

Cross compound (Two cylinders) - rebuilt simple

As rebuilt simple - Piston valves

C

4-6-0

-

42-51,53-55

56"

18,745

40,150

Reclassified as O-29 about 1912

D

4-6-0

42-50

38-41,206-210,401-404

60"

19,025

123,800

 

E

4-6-0

-

531-548

51"

18,144

79,000

Changed to O-25 class

E

4-6-2

595-599

-

68"

28,000

196,253

Stephenson valve gear

E1

"

580-594

-

"

"

"

Walschaerts valve gear

E2

"

564-579

-

70"

34,475

247,000

Changed to E2a when boiler modified and superheater installed

E2a

"

553-579

-

"

"

"

Superheated

E2b

"

543-552

-

"

"

"

Hobart-Allfree cylinders - Superheated

E3

"

500-504

-

80"

38,283

293,600

Acquired from PRR (K3) in 1930 - Superheated

F

2-8-0

2,NRH&W 9

1-26,146-187

50"

22,848

107,675

 

G

2-8-0

303-306

188-314,346-351,558-564

50"

24,480

120,565

 

G1

2-8-0

4-7,301,302

200-206,352-358

50"

29,376

120,785

 

G2

0-8-0T

-

256

"

24,480

146,600

Shop goat or shifter as rebuilt from G class

H

4-6-0

-

56-61,98-106

55"

18,745

96,230

 

I

2-8-0

-

107-125,549-557

50"

22,848

109,300

Changed to I class 0-8-0

I

0-8-0

107-134

549-557

"

"

"

As changed from I class 2-8-0

J

4-4-0

-

510-513

62"

 

64,900

Vacated by 1901

J

4-4-2

600-606

-

79"

21,750

167,700

Vacated by 1936

J

4-8-4

600-613

-

70"

80,000*

494,000

Streamlined - Superheated - Integral bed frame - Roller bearings** - *Trailer booster on No. 604 only to exert total of 85,500 lbs. t.f. with 275 lbs. steam pressure which J class originally carried

J1

4-8-4

605-610

-

70"

73,300

494,000

Not streamlined - Changed to J class at end of WW II

K

4-4-0

-

27,28,32,34,36

62"

14,925

81,375

Vacated by 1914

K1

4-8-2

100-115

-

70"

62,920

347,000

Superheated - Passenger service

K2

"

116-125

-

69"

63,800

352,000

USRA heavy Mountain type - Superheated - Later streamlined

K2a

"

126-137

-

"

"

"

Superheated - Passenger service - Later streamlined

K3

"

200-209

-

63"

68,800

401,900

Superheated - Freight service

L

4-6-0

135-137

126-128

55"

18,745

103,550

 

M

4-4-0

-

94,95

68"

13,608

89,050

Changed to O-19 class by 1902

M

4-8-0

375-499

-

56"

40,163

200,000

Stephenson or Baker valve gear

M1

"

1000-1099

-

"

"

"

Walschaerts valve gear

M2

"

1100-1149

-

"

52,457

262,000

Saturated as built - Modified with superheater - Walschaerts gear

M2

(Automatic 4-8-0 Switcher)

1100,1112

-

"

"

279,530

As rebuilt with Bailey water and combustion controls - Saturated - Induced draft turbo fan - Tender capacity - 29 tons, 11,000 gals.

M2a

4-8-0

1150-1152

-

56"

52,457

262,000

 

M2b

"

1153,1154

-

"

"

"

 

M2c

"

1150-1160

-

"

"

"

Superheated - Baker gear

N

4-4-0

28,31,32,34

29-31,33,35,37

62"

14,925

101,050

 

N1

4-4-0

29,30,33,35,36

-

68"

13,608

108,000

As rebuilt from N class for higher speed

O-1

4-4-0

-

2nd 69

60"

 

65,000

 

O-2

"

-

501-504

62"

 

77,890

 

O-3

"

-

505,506

"

 

77,500

 

O-4

"

-

2nd 503,507,508

"

 

"

 

O-5

"

-

509

"

     

O-6

"

-

519,520

"

     

O-7

"

-

521,522

"

     

O-8

2-6-0

-

523

53"

 

80,500

 

O-9

4-4-0

-

524-527

62"

     

O-10

2-6-0

-

528,529

50"

18,507

92,400

 

O-11

"

-

530

"

20,620

97,500

 

O-12

4-4-0

-

701

       

O-13

"

-

702 - 501

64"

12,895

77,890

 

O-14

"

-

703,706 - 502,508

62"

13,312

92,000

 

O-15

4-6-0

-

704,705 - 505,506

50"

18,507

102,900

 

O-16

4-4-0

-

707-709 - 509,510

56"

14,739

92,200

 

O-17

4-6-0

-

710,711 - 511,512

54"

19,093

104,550

 

O-18

0-4-4T

-

96

48"

 

78,300

Old Class B

O-19

4-4-0

-

94,95 - 3rd 519,520

68"

13,608

89,050

Old Class M

O-20

"

-

713-715 - 513,3rd 519,520

62"

 

72,000

 

 

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