Baltimore and Ohio No. 2 Lord Baltimore

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B&O No.2 Lord Baltimore
Specifications
Power type Steam
Builder Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Build date 1935
Total produced 1
Configuration 4-6-4
UIC classification 2′C2′
Driver diameter 84 inches (2,100 mm)
Locomotive weight 284,000 lb (128.8 tonnes)
Cylinders Two
Cylinder size 19 in × 28 in (483 mm × 711 mm)
Tractive effort 34,000 lbf (151.2 kN)
Career
Operator(s)
Class V-2
Number(s) 2 → 5340 (post 1942)
Disposition Scrapped 1949

The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's sole class V-2 4-6-4 steam locomotive, No. 2 Lord Baltimore, was constructed by the railroad's own shops in 1935. It was constructed to haul a new, lightweight train, the Royal Blue, between New York City and Washington, DC. Later on that year it was sent to the B&O-owned Chicago and Alton Railroad. It returned to the B&O in 1942 and after work in the B&O's shops it was renumbered to #5340 and assigned to service between Washington, DC and Cumberland, Maryland. Shortly afterward, it was withdrawn from service and stored at the railroad's shops in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1949, it was scrapped.

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