The engine was design to haul freight trains for the New York Central railway. It was renumbered #2933 when it transferred to the NYC in 1936. The engine was retired from the New York Central railroad in 1955. Today it's at the St. Louis Museum of Transportation.
- One of twenty-five of the last in the series L-2a to L-2d, #2933 was out-shopped by Alco in 1929 for NYC subsidiary Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis as #6233
- This is one of three hundred second generation Mohawks built for the railroad between 1925 and 1930.
- The NYC eventually rostered six hundred of steam locomotives.
- No. 2933 was overlooked during scrappings in 1955-57 and hidden by employees at NYC's Selkirk Yard, NY.
- Then in 1962, it was donated to the Museum of Transportation, making it the only large New York Central steam locomotive to be donated.
- The 4-8-2 Mountain type locomotive was known as a "Mohawk" by the New York Central, and #2933 is one of three hundred second generation Mohawks built for the railroad between 1925 and 1930.