Noun.  Under the Whyte notation system, an articulated locomotive with two leading wheels on a leading truck, two sets of six driving wheels, and six trailing wheels on a trailing truck. This arrangement was used only on the C&O which called it the Allegheny and the Virginian, which named it the Blue Ridge. .

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