The USRA 0-8-0 was a USRA standard class of steam locomotive designed under the control of the United States Railroad Administration, the nationalized railroad system in the United States during World War I. This was the standard heavy switcher of the USRA types, and was of 0-8-0 wheel arrangement in the Whyte notation, or "D" in UIC classification.
A total of 175 locomotives were built under USRA control; these were sent to the following railroads:
|Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad|||
|Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway|
|Kansas City Terminal Railway|
|Louisville and Nashville Railroad|||
|Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad||Refused, to New York Central System|
|Northern Pacific Railway|||
|New York Central Railroad||
(+9 from MKT)
|NYC subsidiary Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway||
(+1 from MKT)
|NYC subsidiary Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad|||
|NYC subsidiary Kanawha and Michigan Railroad||Renumbered 7758–7760|
|NYC subsidiary Lake Erie and Western Railroad||to New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad ("Nickel Plate Road") 205–207 in 1923|
|NYC subsidiary Michigan Central Railroad||Renumbered 7840–7849|
|NYC subsidiary Toledo and Ohio Central Railroad||Renumbered 7753–7757|
|Pere Marquette Railway||to Chesapeake and Ohio Railway 40–49|
|Southern subsidiary Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway|||
|Southern subsidiary New Orleans and North Eastern Railway|||
|West Point Route (Atlanta and West Point Rail Road)|||
|West Point Route (Georgia Railroad)|||
|West Point Route (Western Railway of Alabama)|||
|Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad||to New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad ("Nickel Plate Road") 271–275 in 1949|
After the dissolution of the USRA, an additional 1200 copies of the USRA 0-8-0 were built for many railroads, However, there is a known survivor of this Type, Republic Steel Corp. #285 is an ALCO (Richmond) Product built in 1925, is at the Kentucky Railway Museum, New Haven, KY. It is unknown if any more USRA 0-8-0's of this type exist.
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