#100 Buffalo Locomotive

Although no longer available for viewing, the #100 Locomotive, the first to bear the WY Railway name, was purchased as an obsolete 4-6-0 of unknown ancestry. The 4-6-0, first appearing in the late 1840s, represented a wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles in a leading truck, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles, and no trailing wheels. It was very popular during the 19th century because it could haul heavy loads up steep grades. By 1917 the #100 was proving inadequate and too light for the uphill climb to Buffalo. It was retired in the early 1920s due to its worn out running gear.

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