University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Sorry, we couldn't find anything matching "The 'Mississippi' is a relatively small locomotive, even for its day. The locomotive's smokestack is twelve feet high, seven feet wide, and fourteen feet long. Behind the locomotive's engine is a flatcar that is seven feet wide and eight feet long. This flat car carried the locomotive's firewood and water. Both the locomotive and flatcar are painted black with white trim. The mechanical features of the 'Mississippi' are standard for steam locomotives built until the end of the steam era in the mid-twentieth century. These features include a separate firebox with the smokestack and a direct connection of cylinders mounted horizontally to coupled driving wheels.".