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Pennsylvania Railroad class HH1s Articulated 2-8-8-2 Steam Locomotive
The Pennsylvania Railroad's class HH1s comprised a single 2-8-8-2 type steam locomotive. Unlike most Pennsylvania Railroad steam locomotives, it had a wagon-top boiler. It was built by the American Locomotive Company (ALCO) in 1911. For 17 years, the single HH1s served as a helper until 1928. It had the road number 3396 and was subsequently scrapped after it was taken out of service in 1928.
HH1s Class Overview
Type and origin
Power type: Steam
Build date: 1911
• Whyte 2-8-8-2
Gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)
Firebox type: wagon-top
Operator: Pennsylvania Railroad
Road Number: 3396
Postcard depiction of an Alco HH1 locomotive of the Pennsylvania Railroad. This was the only HH1 owned by the railroad, built in 1911 and scrapped in 1928.
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