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Norfolk and Western No. 433 is a M class 4-8-0 steam locomotive It was built in January 1907 by Alco for the Norfolk and Western.

The engine was used for freight service on the Norfolk and Western railroad.

The track from West Jefferson, VA, to Elkland was abandoned in 1933 and the last steam engine ran over the remaining line in 1956.

Norfolk and Western No. 433
Details

Builder

American Locomotive Company (Richmond, Virginia works)

Date Built

January 1907

Serial Number

40329

Classification

M

Wheel Arrangement

4-8-0 Mastodon or "Mollies" by the N&W crews

Gauge

Standard (4 foot 8 1/2 inches)

Driving Wheel Diameter

56

Cylinder Size

21" x 30" inches

Locomotive Weight

103.1 tons (186 tons with tender)

Valve Gear

Baker

Tractive Effort

40,163 lbs.

Boiler Pressure

200 psi

Retired

1956 (revenue)

V - E - T - D

In 1957, #433 was donated to the city of Abingdon, Virginia where it's still on static display at the entrance to the Virginia Creeper Trail today.

Her cousin, #475, is operating at the Strasburg, Railroad in Strasburg, Pennsylvania.

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