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Buffalo Creek & Gauley 2-8-0 No. 14Posted by: MP on 2006-11-19 17:33:12.89

I have heard that the city of Gaithersburg is going to construct a shelter over the engine and equipment on display and give them a full-out cosmetic restoration.


Lake Superior & Ishpeming RR 2-8-0 No. 34Posted by: MP on 2006-11-19 17:31:43.357
As noted in an earlier post, 734, aka Mountain Thunder, was NEVER owned by the Western Maryland.

Chesapeake & Ohio RR 2-6-6-6 No. 1604Posted by: MP on 2006-11-19 17:29:30.093
Plans are to restore this engine cosmetically and continue its display in the car shop.

Reading RR 4-8-4 No. 2101Posted by: MP on 2006-11-19 17:28:38.67
This engine is outside and in awful(I mean awful) condition.

Chesapeake & Ohio RR 4-6-4 No. 490Posted by: MP on 2006-11-19 17:27:27.047

Plans are to restore this engine cosmetically and continue its display in the car shop.


Baltimore & Ohio RR 4-6-2 No. 5300Posted by: MP on 2006-11-19 17:26:18.327
There are plans to cosmetically restore this engine and continue it's display in the car shop.

Baltimore & Ohio RR 4-6-0 No. 305 (217)Posted by: MP on 2006-11-19 17:24:52.763
This engine has been moved to the shop and is currently being restored again.(cosmetically)

Clinchfield Railroad 4-6-0 No. 1Posted by: MP on 2006-11-19 17:23:40.717
I have heard this engine is to be cosmetically restored and placed on display in the car shop.

St. Elizabeth's Hospital 0-4-0T No. 4Posted by: MP on 2006-11-19 17:21:07.357
This engine doesn't see service often but has recently run. It is unfortunate that the museum doesn't run this little engine, or their other operable steamers often.

Baltimore & Ohio RR 4-2-0 No. 13 'Lafayette'Posted by: MP on 2006-11-19 17:18:57.357
I recently saw her in operation. Please change her status to Operational or Operable display.

Colorado Fuel & Iron Co. 0-4-0T No. 2Posted by: MP on 2006-11-19 17:11:56.513
This locomotive is not operational and is in rough shape last time I saw a pic of her. I heard WK&S is looking for similar locomotives similar to 65, their 0-6-0 Porter saddle tanker which is the main workhorse on the line. I also heard that the WK&S doesn't want to restore her because she is to small for their operations and the work needed to bring her back was not worth it for an engine of her size.

Unknown 4-4-0 No. NonePosted by: MP on 2006-11-18 18:34:23.843

I stopped by after noticing the train. There is a small shed and I don't know if another engine is kept in there. This engine was parked on a siding along side a busy road, in front of a Crown open-air coach on  wood blocks. A look behind the diner, at the oppisite end of the line,  found a Chance C.P. Huntington(an early model) coupled to a 1 Chance coach and 1 Crown coach. Both engines had their bell and whistle removed. My guess is to prevent them from being stolen. I made my visit in April of '06 and the train was not running but did get to "do the miniature railfan thing" and check out the line and equipment very well


Phillip Holzmann AG 0-4-0T No. NonePosted by: Ron Mintz on 2006-11-18 10:45:34.763
This locomotive is privately owned.  In conversation with a family member of the Owner he wasn't too interisted in saying the exact location of the locomotive.

Santa Cruz Portland Cement "Chiggen" 0-4-0T No. 2Posted by: Stathi Pappas on 2006-11-17 23:41:21.28
This locomotive has now been moved to the CCT yards in Stockton, CA for storage prior to restoration. The move occured on 11-17-06 and went off without any major complications. Stathi Pappas

Southern Pacific RR 0-6-0 No. 1285Posted by: Train Lover on 2006-11-17 22:47:05.013
This engine is at denis the menace park. I live near it, it still has its bell,pop valves, steam generator, and most controls in the cab. I know what you mean. everytime i went to the park, i would stay on the train the entire time. Theres alot of play structures, but that kept kept me occuipied forever. Unfortnatly someone stole the whistle, and now recently, someone stole the solid bronze statue of Denis the Menace that stood nearby, im afraid the engine might be fenced up if more things get stolen. For all those who love this engine, enjoy it while you can, becuase theres not much love for the SP switchers besides the ex-yolo shortline one.

White Pass & Yukon RR 2-8-2 No. 71Posted by: Andrew Durden on 2006-11-17 09:22:37.64

Word around the campfire is that Dollywood has aquired a White Pass 190-class tender from Skagway for use behind the #71.


Southern Pacific RR 0-6-0 No. 1285Posted by: Patrick Cox on 2006-11-13 15:50:25.297
I won an ebay picture of this locomotive today, November 11, 2006. It shows the train being off-loaded from a large truck courtesy of the Engineers, US Army, at nearby Fort Ord. The picture shows it being rolled onto rairoad track. You can google the Dennis the Menace Park, Monterey, CA, or playground and see more current pictures of this locomotive today. I played on it as a six year old in 1956. What I would give to go back to those days just once more.

Southern Pacific RR 0-6-0 No. 1285Posted by: Patrick Cox on 2006-11-13 15:44:41.0
I played on the locomotive many times as a child growing up at nearby Fort Ord. My mother used to carry an afternoon newspaper for one of the large San Francisco papers and her pickup point was near this locomotive. I have visited Monterey in recent years although had no time to see this relic from my childhood. My question: has this locomotive been moved since it has been located in Monterey. Today it is located in what is called the Dennis the Menace park/playground. Was it located outside town and then moved later to the park? Thanks for anyone able to answer my question.

Waimanalo Sugar Co. 0-4-2T No. 2Posted by: Peter M. Preston on 2006-11-12 22:19:00.797

From the Orange Empire Museum Gazette October 2006

A brief history of Chleo. A small 0-4-2T built by Baldwin in 1907, Class 06-8-1/3C-16, for C. Brewer & Co. in Hawaii. The locomotive was reboilered in 1937. In 1948, Ward & Betty acquired the locomotive from the scapper of Waimanalo Suger Co. in Hawaii. It came over by cargo ship with Jerry Best"s engine Olomana (BLW) 1883 now at Strasburg, Pa.

Ward hired Ollie Johnson to back date the appearance of the engine to 1883 by raising the boler, removing the saddle tank, putting on a fake builder's plate, colorful paint scheme and other tricks. Built as a coal burner, Ward converted it to wood fuel. Chloe won"t go on display until late December.


London Midland & Scottish Railway 2-8-0 No. 8205 48305Posted by: Dave on 2006-11-12 15:19:17.857
Current status is operational and its location is Great Central Railway

Canadian National Railway 2-10-2 No. 4190Posted by: Sunny Wong on 2006-11-11 22:02:49.843
The correct road number of this engine is 4100.

Lake Superior & Ishpeming RR 2-8-0 No. 33Posted by: JASON on 2006-11-10 20:39:23.31
33 IS NOW IN OPERATION ON THE OHIO CENTRAL RAILROAD. LAST YEAR 33 HAULED THE FIRST POLAR EXPRESS PASSENGER TRAIN OF THE WINTER SEASON.

Ji Tong Railway 2-10-2 No. QJ 6988Posted by: jason on 2006-11-10 20:33:52.217
6988 WAS BUILT IN 1985. THIS ENGINE PULLED THE LAST STAEM POWERED FREIGHT TRAIN IN THE WORLD. 6988 AND 7081 ARE BOTH UP FOR SALE.

Ji Tong Railway 2-10-2 No. QJ 7081Posted by: jason on 2006-11-10 20:30:59.327
7081 WAS BUILT BY THE DATONG LOCOMOTIVE WORKS IN 1986. THIS LOCOMOTIVE PULLED THE LAST REGULURLY SCHEDULED STEAM POWERED PASSENGER TRAIN IN THE WORD ON DECEMBER 7TH, 2005.

Waimanalo Sugar Co. 0-4-2T No. 2Posted by: Peter M. Preston on 2006-11-10 13:14:19.607

From the Orange Empire Railway Museum Gazette, October 2006

The Kimball family has decided it was time to move Chloe out to Orange Empire Museum. Three 4-wheel passenger cars, Buda Handcar and velocipede were also donated. The Chloe was initially donated along with Emma Nevada and coach No. 5 in 1991, but by varbal agreement between the museum and the Kimballs, Chloe stayed with the family. The locomotive has been the center of Kimball gatherings since 1950. It has operated during holidays at their San Gabriel home.

The call to come and get the Chloe toke the Museum by surprise, but quickly with the contractor and money to safely make the move. The engine was received on Saturday September 23.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Great Northern RR 4-4-0 No. 1Posted by: Darrin Jackson on 2006-11-08 23:49:50.7

Hi

The people told me the fuel they use was wood not coal for this loco.


New York, Chicago & St. Louis RR 4-6-4 No. 170Posted by: Michael York on 2006-11-07 16:08:10.81
This was the second hudson ever built...she trailed NYC 5200 by about a month. She was built with 73" drivers and later received larger driver tires to be reclassified as 74" drivers...a trait shared with the K class pacifics she supplanted on the mainline.

War Department 0-6-0ST No. 'Woolmer'Posted by: Steve Frost on 2006-11-07 14:31:11.843
Partly dismantled in the workshop area at Shildon - the saddle tank has been removed from the boiler while work takes place on the loco.

Wayne Coal Company 0-4-0 No. 20Posted by: Cory T. Branham on 2006-11-06 18:54:36.763
This locomotive is most likely a sister to Cedar Point and Lake Erie Railroad's Myron H. #22. It was Wayne Coal Company's number 22 and was built in 1922 had has a builders number of 3264.

Laural Run RR 4-4-0 No. NonePosted by: Sam Willard on 2006-11-06 15:14:20.17
I have e-mailed the equipment director of the RSME about the operation of the #20, he said the locomotive is not in operation because of insurance issues. When they are solved, it will be in operation.
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