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Old No. 1

Built in 1848 by the Norris Works, Philadelphia. This was the first locomotive of The Milwaukee Road, and the first engine to turn a wheel in the State of Wisconsin. At different times it carried the name of '''Bob Ellis" and "Iowa"; also, the numbers 1 and 71.


Weight on Drivers 28,250 Lbs.
Total Weight-Locomotive 46,000 Lbs.
Steam Pressure 125 Lbs. per sq. in.
Driving Wheel Diameter 60 inches
Cylinder Size 14 in. x 26 in.
Tractive Effort 8330 Lbs.
Length Overall 43 ft. 0 in.
Fuel Wood
No. 75

Class H


Built in 1850 by Schenectady Locomotive Works. Picture taken in 1875 at Winneconne, Wisconsin.


Weight on Drivers 29,150 Lbs.
Total Weight-Locomotive 47,750 Lbs.
Driving Wheel Diameter 57 inches
Wheel Centers 51-1/4. inches
Cylinder Size 12-1/2 in. x 20 in.
Firebox 42 in. x 36 in.
Flues

108 (copper) 117 in. long

Tank Capacity 1475 gallons
Fuel Wood
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