Boston & Maine #494 White River Junction, Vermont
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug
N 43° 38.890 W 072° 19.078
18T E 716300 N 4836292
Quick Description: This 4-4-0 is on permanent static display on the grounds of the New England Transportation Institute and Museum.
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 10/14/2008 8:40:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM4YM5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 33

Long Description:
This 4-4-0 is part of an ongoing restoration program. The train has been in place and on display for a number of years. Since 1999, a permanent structure has been built over the engine and a caboose. A viewing platform to see the cab has been added, and the pilot has been re-built.

The locomotive was built in 1891-vintage for passenger service and last ran in the 1930's, hauling coal for the Mount Washington Cog Railway in New Hampshire. After retirement, the Boston & Maine had the engine cosmetically restored to her original appearance to take part in the 1939 World's Fair.
Locomotive Type: (required): Steam

Do you need to pay an entrance fee to view this locomotive? (required): No

How accessible is this locomotive display? (Required): Display is designed to allow additional climbing access.

If "other" what is the engine type? (optional): Not listed

If a fee is required what is the approximate cost for admittance? (optional): Not listed

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