B&O M-26A in Delano 1942 IC yard photo


In a message dated 12/17/04 12:59:51 PM, smithbf@... writes:

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llinois Central R.R., freight cars at the South Water Street freight
terminal, Chicago, Ill., 1943 April - note car in front (B&O M-26?) >>

Yes it is an M-26. If I am reading the first three digits correctly,
(270XXX) then it is an M-26A, built 1926-27. Too bad the weathering job is overdone!


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