|Web Site of ToyTrains1|
|4-6-0 Ten-Wheeler Steam Locomotives|
Jersey Central camelbacks came in a variety of wheel arrangements. This is a 4-6-0 Ten-Wheeler, one of the most powerful camelbacks ever built. It was used in passenger service into the fifties. The model above is in the RailKing line by MTH and is the most recent of the very few O gauge camelbacks ever made. The prototype 631 was transferred from the Reading to the Jersey Central in the 1930's. Another shot of the model is shown below, with several of the prototypes below that.
Not all ten-wheelers were camelbacks; shown below is the MTH model of the Pennsylvania G-5s, a ten-wheeler that was used in short haul commuter service. Below that is a photo of the prototype.
Here's a photo I took of another Pennsy Ten Wheeler, preserved at the Railroad Museum of PA.
All of the text contained within this page and all of the photographs and videos taken by ToyTrains1 are copyright (c) 2000 - 2020 by ToyTrains1, and may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, without the written consent of ToyTrains1.
If you wish to use any of my content, please see my detailed copyright statement for terms and conditions of use.