2-8-8-2

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A USRA standard 2-8-8-2 with one boxcar behind it.

2-8-8-2 (plural 2-8-8-2s)

  1. Under the Whyte notation system, a Mallet-type locomotive with two leading wheels on a leading truck, two sets of eight driving wheels, and two trailing wheels on a trailing truck.