Crab Orchard and Egyptian steam locomotive 17 and a covered hopper

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Crab Orchard and Egyptian steam engine 17 Crab Orchard and Egyptian steam locomotive 17 and a covered hopper

It is getting near noon time and it is also getting very hot. The air temperature is well over 100 degrees. I later got a chance to go up into the locomotive cab and it was even hotter there. I didn't stay in the cab long. I don't know how the crew was able to survive.

Crab Orchard and Egyptian steam locomotive 17 drive wheels

The drive wheels are moving through a self guiding frog.

Crab Orchard and Egyptian steam locomotive 17 and a covered hopper

The locomotive is shoving a covered hopper onto the interchange track with the Missouri Pacific. Disk 111