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Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) S2 Steam Turbine Shirt

Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) S2 Steam Turbine Shirt

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Pennsylvania Railroad S2 Steam Turbine Shirt

  • Printed on Front
  • 100% Cotton
  • Shirt Color - Grey

    The Pennsy's S-2 was unique in the design and concept. 

    The Pennsylvania Railroad's class S2 was a steam turbine locomotive. One was built, #6200, delivered in 1944. The S2 was the sole example of the 6-8-6 wheel arrangement in the Whyte notation, with a six-wheel leading truck, eight driving wheels, and a six-wheel trailing truck. The S2 used a direct-drive steam turbine; the turbine was geared to the center pair of axles with the outer two axles connected by side rods. The disadvantage was that the turbine could not operate at optimal speeds over the locomotive's entire speed range. The S2 was the largest direct-drive turbine locomotive design ever built.  (Credit - Wikipedia)

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