Central of Georgia 4-8-2 No. 488, of class MT, was erected in 1920 by the American Locomotive Company's Richmond works as No. 1688. The CofG's class MT Mountains, which by 1926 totaled 32 engines, weighed 319,100 pounds and mustered 52,900 pounds of tractive force. With cylinder dimensions of 27x28 inches, they had 69-inch drivers and eventually sustained a boiler pressure of 210 p.s.i. Their evaporative heating surface was 3702 square feet, with 967 square feet of superheating surface and a 66.7-square foot grate area. All were retired by 1953. No information is forthcoming about the responsible photographer or the date and location for this image.