beautiful, simply beautiful.

beautiful, simply beautiful.

Purely simple and marvelous.

Purely simple and marvelous.

If ever there were a locomotive that would make a train buff turn his head and go "IS THAT WHAT I THINK IT IS?!" this is it.

If ever there were a locomotive that would make a train buff turn his head and go "IS THAT WHAT I THINK IT IS?!" this is it.

those who are familiar with Thomas and Friends will most likely only recognize this as 'Henry'.

those who are familiar with Thomas and Friends will most likely only recognize this as 'Henry'.

One of the less famous 'switchers' of it's era.

One of the less famous 'switchers' of it's era.

If this thing were ever forced to work on a mainline... it would be "The little engine that couldn't and exploded for being over worked."

If this thing were ever forced to work on a mainline... it would be "The little engine that couldn't and exploded for being over worked."

Worlds fastest steam locomotive holds the record of 127 mph.

Worlds fastest steam locomotive holds the record of 127 mph.

For those who have not seen the civil war movie "The General" I very much encourage you to. I'd do absolutely anything to be Buster Keaton for a day... minus the makeup.

For those who have not seen the civil war movie "The General" I very much encourage you to. I'd do absolutely anything to be Buster Keaton for a day... minus the makeup.

The 4-4-2's were the first to have trailing wheels. (The 2 under the cab and firebox) Meaning you could have a bigger firebox.

The 4-4-2's were the first to have trailing wheels. (The 2 under the cab and firebox) Meaning you could have a bigger firebox.

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