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Steam locomotive profile: 4-4-0 American

New York Central 4-4-0 No. 999
The 4-4-0 grew out of the need for an engine that could accommodate the poor track frequently found on America's developing railroads. The earliest locomotives in North America - 0-4-0s based on English designs - had suspension systems that were too ...

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