Locomotive 220

Locomotive 220 (HM228R)

Location: Shelburne, VT 05482 Chittenden County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 22.471', W 73° 14.001'

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1915 · Moved to Museum: 1960

Locomotive 220 was the last coal-burning steam ten-wheeler used on the Central Vermont Railway. As a medium-sized engine it moved both freight and passenger trains and became known as the [sic] "The Locomotive of Presidents" for its use on special trains carrying Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Dwight D. Eisenhower.
The Central Vermont Railway retired No. 220 from service in 1956 and presented it to the Museum for preservation. The shed was built soon afterward to protect the engine and the Rail Car Grand Isle. Museum volunteers and staff continue ongoing preservation of the locomotive.
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HM NumberHM228R
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Placed ByThe Shelburne Museum
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Date Added Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 640746 N 4914988
Decimal Degrees44.37451667, -73.23335000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 22.471', W 73° 14.001'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 22' 28.26" N, 73° 14' 0.059999999999967" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 344-492 Shelburne Museum, Shelburne VT 05482, US
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