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Canadian National 86_HDR

This is 2-6-0 Mogul wheel layout Locomotive on display in London, Ontario.

Although the wheel arrangement was first developed in the mid-19th century, the 2-6-0 Mogul type ran on North American rails through the 1950s. After the turn of the 20th century, they still hauled light passenger and light freight consists. Their proven power even served in switching duties. Moguls were especially popular in branch line service where lighter rail and tight clearances restricted the use of larger, more "modern" motive power.

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Taken on April 28, 2012