Belpaire Firebox on the Santa Fe

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Belpaire Firebox on the Santa Fe
Posted by SPer on Thursday, January 17, 2019 10:43 AM

Did Santa Fe ever had small and large steam locomotives built with Belpaire fireboxes.

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Posted by M636C on Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:50 PM

SPer

Did Santa Fe ever had small and large steam locomotives built with Belpaire fireboxes.

 

They obtained a small number (two?) ex Pennsylvania L-i Mikados during WWII to counter a locomotive shortage.

They may have had locomotives with Belpaire fireboxes from Brooks around the turn of the twentieth century, either new or absorbed from  lines taken over.

Peter.

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