• N5B Mikados

  • Discussion of the historical operations related to the Central Railroad of New Jersey; Lehigh & Hudson River; Lehigh & New England; Lehigh Valley; and the Reading Company. Visit the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society for more information.
Discussion of the historical operations related to the Central Railroad of New Jersey; Lehigh & Hudson River; Lehigh & New England; Lehigh Valley; and the Reading Company. Visit the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society for more information.

Moderators: metman499, scottychaos, CAR_FLOATER, Franklin Gowen, David, Marty Feldner

  by scottychaos
 
anyone know the driver height of the LV N5B 2-8-2's?

http://www.northeast.railfan.net/lv_steam1.html

and does anyone know of any drawings of this class that have been printed anywhere?
thanks,
Scot

  by Marty Feldner
 
According to Pennypacker's 'Eastern Steam Pictorial', 63" drivers.

And, from the Model Train Magazine index at Trains.com, Bob Hundeman did drawings in the April 1985 Mainline Modeler.

(Editorial aside; that LV smokebox front has to be among the ugliest ever bolted to the front of a boiler...)

  by scottychaos
 
thanks Marty!

  by Tamping Pick
 
Scot,
Driver specs for most post 1915 LV locos appears on the LV color 3 roster page.
PICK