A Tale of Two Mikados
Just how does a railroad locomotive come to be named a Mikado? "The first locomotives of the Mikado type were built by The Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1897, for the Nippon Railway of Japan."
Later models ran on the banks of the old Raritan,
The Baldwin Locomotive Works. Record No. 83. Mikado Type Locomotives (1916)
At NYPL (SIBL), included in - Locomotives : Baldwin Locomotive Works : 3-TPE n.c. 4