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1225 Pere Marquette, Ashley, MI

1225 Pere Marquette, Ashley, MI

Pere Marquette 1225 has the 2-8-4 wheel arrangement known as the Berkshire type. It was built by Lima Locomotive Works in 1941. The engine weights in at 442,500 pounds. At full power 3000 HP, this steam engine consumes 4.8 tons of coal and 7,750 gallons of water per hour. #1225. The 1200 series locomotives were used in fast freight service on the Pere Marquette Line from 1937 - 1951. It's home now is the Steam Railroad Institute, Owosso, MI (http://www.mstrp.com/)

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