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Frisco 4-8-2s on River Division.

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Frisco 4-8-2s on River Division.
Posted by SPer on Sunday, July 25, 2021 3:30 PM

Why none of the 30 Frisco 1500 Class 4-8-2 Mountains ran on the Frisco River Division between Memphis TN and St Louis MO 

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Posted by WILLIAM O CRAIG on Sunday, July 25, 2021 8:14 PM
These were passenger engines, and I imagine none of the passenger trains on the River Division were heavy enough to require them, with the 1000-class Pacifics up to the job Also, the 1500s were needed for runs in the hilly Ozarks, not so much for the more level River Division.

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