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Pennsylvania Railroad CC1s
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Builder Baldwin Locomotive Works (1)
Total produced 1
Configuration 0-8-8-0 (Mallet)
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Driver diameter 56 in (1,400 mm)
Weight on drivers 370,000 lb (167.8 t)
Fuel type Coal
Boiler pressure 205 psi (1.41 MPa)
Firegrate area 78 sq ft (7.2 m2)
Heating surface:
– Total
4,953 sq ft (460.1 m2)
Superheater area 988 sq ft (91.8 m2)
Cylinders Four
Cylinder size 2339 in × 30 in (15 mm × 762 mm)
Disposition Scrapped

The Pennsylvania Railroad class CC1s consisted of a single experimental 0-8-8-0 steam locomotive built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1912. It was assigned road number #3397 and placed in service at the PRR Pitcairn yard in Pitcairn, PA near Pittsburgh. A subsequent class, the CC2s, was constructed after the tests conducted with this locomotive. Finding little advantage to articulated steam locomotives, the PRR later scrapped it.