Steam Locomotive Crescent Limited C. 1927
The Crescent Limited was the Flagship of the Southern Railroad and plied the rails between Washington D.C and New Orleans during the Great Depression years. Even then, this beautiful standout of all the steam engines provided luxury service and deluxe Pullman accommodations.
The Pacific Style Locomotive was built by the American Locomotive Company at its Richmond Works in 1926. It weighs 280 tons and produces 24,000 lbs of tractive power.
October 21st, 2012
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