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2-10-4: Quiz


Question 1: The Central Railway of Brazil, however, ordered seventeen narrow gauge (metre gauge) 2-10-4, ten from Baldwin, which was delivered in 1940, and seven from ________, which was delivered in 1947.
ALCO FAMontreal Locomotive WorksALCO RS-2American Locomotive Company

Question 2: It was not until ________ had begun that the PRR's locomotive fleet began to look inadequate.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese WarWorld War II

Question 3: The 2-10-4 type was revived in 1925 by the ________, and this time it was an expansion of the 2-8-4 "Berkshire" type that Lima had pioneered.
Baldwin Locomotive WorksAmerican Locomotive CompanyCooke Locomotive and Machine WorksLima Locomotive Works

Question 4: In addition, some 2-10-4 ________ existed in eastern Europe.
Tank locomotiveSteam locomotive0-6-0London, Brighton and South Coast Railway

Question 5: The ________ (PRR) ordered few new locomotives after 1930; electrification both ate up the railroad's resources and provided a supply of excess steam locomotives, soaking up any requirement for new power.
Canadian Pacific RailwayAmtrakReading CompanyPennsylvania Railroad

Question 6: These were referred to as the "Texas" type in most of the United States, the "Colorado" type on the Burlington Route and the "Selkirk" type in ________.
CanadaUnited KingdomBarbadosBelize

Question 7: It proved the viability of the type on the Santa Fe, but the ________ shelved plans to acquire more.
Republican Party (United States)Federal Reserve SystemUnited StatesGreat Depression

Question 8: One bizarre experimental 2-10-4 built in the ________ had an opposed piston drive system.
Soviet UnionEast GermanyRussiaJoseph Stalin

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