USRA #1 MEC #623 in 'War Paint'
RR Companies were taken over by the USRA druing the 1st World War. Accordingly many locomotives were so designated 'US' or 'USRA'. On the back of the print:
"Frank Grant & Walter Foss. MC Engine 623 build in 1919 by Am Loco Wks. Cyl 26x30 Steam 200 pounds per sq inch. Water 10000 gals, coal 16t, total weight 46200" /DL
Unknown photographer 1919.
Added to the photo archive by David Larrabee, December 14, 2003.
Railroad: Maine Central.