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HistoryCentral.com Railroads Locomotive > Railroad History>ATSF

Big Four Fast Run


This Locomotive set a record from St Louis to Indianpolis carrying the Geisha Opera Company . It consisted of five cars weighing 351,000 pound and made a 545 mile rune in 11 hours and 18 minutes, actual running time was 9 hours and 23 minutes for an average speed of 55. 38 miles per hour.

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