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AWP 290 (4-6-2)
Atlanta and West Point No. 290
is a 4-6-2 steam locomotive.

HistoryEdit

Atlanta and West Point 4-6-2 No. 290 was built in 1926 by the Lima Locomotive Works for the Atlanta and West Point Railroad. The engine is a 4-6-2 Heavy Pacific type steam locomotive, remarkably similar to Southern Railway's Ps-4s class. With sister locomotive No. 190 built for the Western Railway of Alabama, 290 pulled the Crescent passenger service from Atlanta, GA, to Montgomery, Alabama, until her retirement from revenue service in 1954. 

Pop CultureEdit

Atlanta and West Point No. 290 made an apperance in the 1991 film "Fried Green Tomatoes" were it made numerous apperences in the film.

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