The Norfolk & Western Steam-Turbine-Electric. (USA)
Updated: 2 Mar 2003
Left: The Norfolk & Western steam-turbine-electric, built in 1954. It was numbered 2300.
The locomotive carried the name "Jawn Henry", a reference to a legendary black construction worker who pitted his manual hammer and drill against a steam drill. According to the story, he just managed to beat it but collapsed and died shortly afterwards. Not a good omen, perhaps...