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A Phantom Locomotive

May 2024
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In a caption accompanying “The Most Extraordinary and Astounding Ad- venture of the Civil War” in our December, 1977, issue, we essayed a description of the Confederate engine” … Yankee , one of the three locomotives commandeered for the chase. …” As a number of readers have pointed out, neither the article nor any evidence known to man suggests the existence of the Yankee ; the locomotive in question was the Texas. Lapsus gratuitus!

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