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How Much Does a Mikado Steam Locomotive Cost

 

If you guessed that a Light Mikado Steam Locmotive would cost $53,619, you would be right. Of course those are in 1918 dollars. If converted to todays dollars (using the change in the CPI) your cost would only be $764,000. Quite a deal!

 

 

Cost in 1918 of a USRA Steam Locomotive

Steam Locomotive Cost

Source: Railway Age, March 21, 1919