Business & Finance: Locomotives

Built for Northern Pacific Railroad, built by American Locomotive Co., the most powerful locomotive in the world will soon be completed. Generating 6,000 horsepower, it could pull, over a level track, a train two miles long. For its thirst it requires 14,400 gallons of water per hour; for its hunger, 20 tons of coal in the same period. Its firebox is the size of a portable garage. With its tender, it weighs one million pounds and is as long as half a city block. Designed chiefly for work on steep grades, it will haul...