100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Pusher Train In Indiana

When a lengthy train has to climb a grade, a powerful locomotive is used as a pusher until the trains cars are “over the hump” The hump engine keeps its train moving continuously at slow speed over the hump.

Hump Pusher
Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway – Elkhart, Indiana
Photograph taken August 19, 1912

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