Builder: Baldwin Locomotive Works
Wheel Arrangement: 2-8-8-2t
Tank or tender type: Rectangular side tanks
Build date: February, 1935
Driver diameter: 40 in.
Boiler pressure: 205 psi
Cylinder dimensions: 17 & 17x22 in
Grate area: 51.6 sq ft
Tractive effort: 55,500 lbs
Weight: 288,450 lbs
Fuel: oil, 1,000 gallons
Water capacity: 4,000 gallons
1935: Ferrocarril de Girardot-Tolima-Huila (FF.CC. Nacionales de Colombia) #58. Colombia.
1935: re-numbered to #72 before entering service.
19**: Transferred to Ferrocarril del Nordeste, re-numbered to #171.
19** - Destroyed by boiler explosion due to low water.
-Only 2-8-8-2t Mallet-type tank locomotive built in North America.
-Operated with auxiliary oil tender (flat car with a 4,000 oil tank) until additional oil facilities were built along the route.
-Primarily used for freight, but also saw use on passenger trains. Hauled coal trains for the Ferrocarril del Nordeste.
Drawing: As built
Bruce Pryor's Narrow Gauge From Off the Beaten Path : Both builder's photos of #58.
Diaz, Guillermo, and Claudio Bellon. "Colombian Steam." NMRA Bulletin. May, 1980.