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Great Western Railway 4-6-0 No. 7927 'Willington Hall'Posted by: jeremy on 2005-12-30 09:28:02.273

Someone told me this engine was scrapped


Lake Superior & Ishpeming RR 2-8-0 No. 34Posted by: Spooler734 on 2005-12-30 09:25:53.017
My dates were wrong. Lake Superior & Ishpeming RR No. 34 was retired in 1951 by the L.S.&I then sold to Marquette & Huron Mountain Railroad Copany in July of 1663. Then in November of 1967 it was sold to the Illinois Railway Museum. Then in 1991 t was purchased by the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad.

New South Wales Government Railways 0-6-0ST No. 20NPosted by: Bruce Saunders on 2005-12-30 08:08:15.79
This locomotive has recently (2005) been put undercover and a cosmetic restoration of rust convertor and matt black applied. Some original dark green paint from 1880s has been found under where the builders plate was located. The boiler presure was rated at 120 psi and tractive effort of 12288lbs firegrate of 13.7 sq ft and 35 tons weight in working order. 2 inside cylinders,48 inches dia driving wheels.

Lake Superior & Ishpeming RR 2-8-0 No. 34Posted by: Spooler734 on 2005-12-30 05:13:46.193
WMSR #734 Engine Number 43105 Built by The Baldwin Locomotive works in Philadalphia in April 16, 1916 as a 2-8-0 for the Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad as #34. She sits on 56 inch drivers and has a boiler presure level around 200 pound per square inch. She spent her life dock swiching and pulling iron ore hoppers in Michigans upper peninsula. She was retired in 1951 and was purchased by the Illionois Railroad Museum in 1971 and then later on purchased by the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad in 1991. She was then restored by the WMSR crew and put into sevice in 1993. As the years when on the crew added on to her to make her look more Original WM. Like She is now sporting a small snow plow called a rock knocker and trailing behind her is a huge 6 axle ex NYC Mohawk tender from engine 2663. The bell is off of WM H-9 2-8-0 816. She Is Currently 89 years old and the Largest 2-8-0 in service in the US. She is also one of the most reconized Scenis railroad steamers today.

Norfolk & Western Railway 4-8-4 No. 611Posted by: Don on 2005-12-28 20:06:48.4
As a HUGE fan of the 611 I would like see her back in action...if there's a serious petiton going around count me in..thanks

Northern Pacific Ry 0-6-0 No. 1070Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-28 16:00:59.9
The "Alco-Manchester Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 41874 through 41883, Road Numbers 1065 through 1074, were shipped to "Northern Pacific" during February and March of 1907. All of the units were 0-6-0's and had a "Specified" total weight of 148,000 pounds (This is not necessarily the "Actual" total weight).

Great Northern Ry 2-8-0 No. 1147Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-28 15:50:03.267
The "Alco-Rogers Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 5789 through 5808, Road Numbers 1140 through 1149 and 1155 through 1164, were shipped to "Great Northern" during August and September of 1902. All of the units were 2-8-0's. Cylinders were 20" x 32". Drivers were 55".

Union Pacific RR 2-8-2 No. 2537Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-28 15:39:37.167
The "Alco-Schenectady Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 60275 through 60344 and 59503 through 59719 were built as "USRA Standard Locomotives" and shipped to various customers during the August 1918 through January 1919 time period. (A separate list, detailing the individual customers of these units, is missing from the master list) All of the units were 2-8-2's.

Union Pacific Co. 4-6-2 No. 3206Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-28 15:03:02.04
The "Alco-Schenectady Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 30035 through 30038, Road Numbers 90 through 93 (This could be a misprint; actual numbers may be 190 through 193), were shipped to "Oregon Railway & Navigation" during August of 1904. All of the units were 4-6-2's and had a "Specified" total weight of 222,000 pounds (this is not necessarily the "Actual" total weight).

Long-Bell Lumber Co. 2-8-2T No. 803Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-28 14:29:11.25
The "Alco-Brooks Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 66274 and 66275, Road Numbers 802 and 803, were shipped to the "Long Bell Lumber Co." during March of 1925.

Pere Marquette RR 2-8-4 No. 1225Posted by: Sam on 2005-12-27 19:16:51.13
Does anyone know what 1225's whistle sounds like?

Hammond Lumber Co. 2-8-2T No. 16Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-26 20:09:44.217
The "Alco-Brooks Construction Number List" indicates that this unit was the LAST LOCOMOTIVE BUILT and the NEXT to LAST PIECE of EQUIPMENT BUILT by the "Brooks Works" (The last piece of equipment built was a "Southern Pacific" 12' snow plow).

Spokane, Portland & Seattle Ry 2-8-2 No. 539Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-26 19:48:25.007
The "Alco-Brooks Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 57942 through 57961, Road Numbers 1750 through 1769, were shipped to the "Northern Pacific Railway Co." during September of 1917. All of the units were 2-8-2's and had a "Specified" total weight of 328,000 pounds (This is not necessarily the "Actual" total weight).

Oahu Railway & Land Co. 4-6-0 No. 85Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-26 19:35:45.113
The "Alco-Cooke Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 48585 and 48586, Road Numbers 85 and 87, were shipped to "Oahu Railway & Land" during November of 1910. Both units were 4-6-0's and had a "Specified" total weight of 67,000 pounds (This is not necessarily the "Actual" total weight).

Oahu Railway and Land Company 0-6-0 No. 12Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-26 19:24:39.697
The "Alco-Manchester Construction Number List" indicates that this unit had a "Specified" total weight of 67,000 pounds (This is not necessarily the "Actual" total weight).

White Pass & Yukon RR 2-6-0 No. 52Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-26 18:50:16.49
The "Alco-Brooks Construction Number List" indicates that the "Utah & Northern" ordered 23 Locomotives (Road Numbers 23 through 45) from the "Brooks Works", receiving 22 of them (One of the last two units, Road Number 44 or 45, Construction Number 800, was sold to the "Mississippi River & Bonne Terre Railway"). Unfortunately, no shipping dates were recorded in the List for any of these units. Other sources indicate that they were shipped during the 1881, or so, time period. All of the units had 14" x 18" Cylinders. Their Driver Diameters were 41" (Except, possibly, No.'s 25 through 29, which did not have their Driver Diameters recorded). Construction Numbers and (Road Numbers) are as follows: 494-495(23-24), 504-505(25-26), 514-515 (27-28), 520(29), 529-530(30-31), 536(32), 554 & 559(33-34), 562 & 566-567(35-36-37), 579(38), 587(39), 597 & 605(40-41), 626-627(42-43) and 800-801(44-45). Construction Number 800, Road Number 44 or 45, was sold to the "Mississippi River & Bonne Terre Railway".

Canadian National Railway 2-10-2 No. 4190Posted by: on 2005-12-25 19:41:13.41
The number of this locomotive is 4100, not 4190.

East Broad Top RR 0-6-0 No. 3Posted by: OHS on 2005-12-25 12:55:12.06
Number 3 has not operated sence 1956.

Canadian National Railway 4-6-4T No. 46Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-24 21:53:25.58
The "Alco-Montreal Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 54894 through 54899, Road Numbers 1540 through 1545, were shipped to the "Grand Trunk Railway System" during September of 1914. All of the units were 4-6-4T's and had a "Specified" total weight of 262,000 pounds. (This is not necessarily the "Actual" total weight)

Roberval & Saguenay Railway 0-4-2T No. 15Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-24 21:38:27.267
The "Alco-Montreal Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 64708 through 64712, Road Numbers 102 through 106, were shipped to the "Quebec Development Co." during September of 1923. All of the units were Originally Built as 0-4-0T's.

Canadian Pacific Railway 4-6-4 No. 2850Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-24 21:24:20.68
The "Alco-Montreal Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 69100 through 69109, Road Numbers 2850 through 2859, were shipped to "Canadian Pacific" during August of 1938. All of the units were 4-6-4's and had a "Specified" total weight of 354,000 pounds. (This is not necessarily the "Actual" total weight)

Canadian National Railway 2-8-0 No. 2601Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-24 21:14:06.677
The "Alco-Montreal Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 43150 through 43164, Road Numbers 736 through 750, were shipped to "Grand Trunk" during November and December of 1907. All of the units were 2-8-0's and had a "Specified" total weight of 206,000 pounds. (This is not necessarily the "Actual" total weight)

Canadian Pacific Railway 4-6-0 No. 999Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-24 20:57:01.523
The "Alco-Montreal Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 50961 through 51010, Road Numbers 2762 through 2811, were shipped to "Canadian Pacific" during the May through July period of 1912. This does not agree with the Build Date of 'September 1912', listed on this site. All of the units were 4-6-0's and had a "Specified" total weight of 208,000 pounds. (This is not necessarily the "Actual" total weight)

Canadian National Railway 4-6-4T No. 49Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-24 20:13:23.337
The "Alco-Montreal Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 54894 through 54899, Road Numbers 1540 through 1545, were shipped to the "Grand Trunk Railway System" during September of 1914. All of the units were 4-6-4T's and had a "Specified" total weight of 262,000 pounds. (This is not necessarily the "Actual" total weight)

Pittsburgh & Lake Erie RR 4-6-0 No. 5Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-24 19:59:43.4
If this unit was originally Road Number 78, then it's Construction Number should be 1547.

Pittsburgh & Lake Erie RR 4-6-0 No. 5Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-24 19:54:11.53
The "Alco-Pittsburgh Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 1547 through 1549, Road Numbers 78 through 80, were shipped to the "Pittsburgh & Lake Erie" during April of 1895 (Not 1896). All of the units were 4-6-0's and had a "Specified" total weight of 102,000 pounds. (This is not necessarily the "Actual" total weight) The Driver Diameter was 50". The Cylinders were 18" x 24".

National Harbors Board 0-6-0 No. 4Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-24 19:38:07.737
The "Alco-Montreal Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Number 54662, Road Number 4, was shipped to the "Harbor Commission of Quebec" during April of 1914.

Ste. Anne Paper Co. 0-4-0T No. 3Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-24 19:31:01.923
The "Alco-Montreal Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 54469 through 54471 were built for "Stock", to be sold at a later date. All of the units were 0-4-0T's and had a "Specified" total weight of 89,000 pounds. The Cylinders were 16" x 24". Construction Number 54471, Road Number 3, was shipped to "Lake Superior Paper Co. Ltd." during May of 1916.

E.B. Eddy Co. 0-4-0T No. 2Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-24 19:20:30.887
The "Alco-Montreal Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 65428 and 65429 were built for "Stock", to be sold at a later date. Both units were 0-4-0T's with 13" x 20" Cylinders. Construction Number 65429, Road Number 2, was shipped to "E.B. Eddy Co. Ltd." during April of 1926. The remaining unit was sold to another customer.

Canadian National Railway 4-8-4 No. 6153Posted by: George S. on 2005-12-24 19:08:02.84
The "Alco-Montreal Construction Number List" indicates that Construction Numbers 67769 through 67788, Road Numbers 6140 through 6159, were shipped to "Canadian National Railways" during the March through May time period of 1929. All of the units were 4-8-4's.
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