Under the Whyte notation system, a steam locomotive that has two leading wheels, eight coupled driving wheels, and six trailing wheels.
In the Whyte notation for describing steam locomotive wheel arrangement, a 2-8-6 is a locomotive with a two-wheel leading truck, eight driving wheels, and a six-wheel trailing truck. All 2-8-6 locomotives constructed have been 2-8-6T tank locomotives of the Mason Bogie pattern. Other equivalent classifications are: UIC classification: 1D3 French classification: 143 Turkish classification: 48 Swiss classification: 4/8 In the UIC classification as applied in Germany and Italy, a rigid-framed locomotive of this arrangement would be 1'D3', and the Mason bogie'3'. Three Mason Bogies of this type were built for the Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad; #25 Alpine, #26 Rico, #27 Roaring Fork and #28 Denver. They were narrow gauge locomotives of 3 ft gauge. Some were later sold to the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad.
The numerical value of 2-8-6 in Chaldean Numerology is: 0
The numerical value of 2-8-6 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 0
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