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|Carbon Limestone Co. 2-4-0 No. 3 Myrtle||Posted by: Ollie on 2007-08-14 17:19:33.67|
Actuly Myrtl hit the dumptruck a conductor told me it happens once a year.
|Old Hickory Railroad 4-4-0 No. 7||Posted by: Steve on 2007-08-13 17:01:40.593|
This is #2, construction number 43436, built in 1964.
|Carowinds Railroad 4-4-0 No. 2||Posted by: Steve on 2007-08-13 16:45:21.987|
Construction number is 37936.
|Worlds of Fun 4-4-0 No. 33||Posted by: Steve on 2007-08-13 16:42:52.813|
Construction number is 27636, built in 1973.
|Lagoon Railroad (Wild Kingdom Train) 4-4-0 No. 126||Posted by: Steve on 2007-08-13 16:38:07.72|
This locomotive is named "Houston."
|Lagoon Railroad (Wild Kingdom Train) 4-4-0 No. 1||Posted by: Steve on 2007-08-13 16:36:48.703|
This locomotive is named "Merriweather."
|Illinois Central RR 2-8-0 No. 790||Posted by: Ray Sebetka on 2007-08-13 13:32:32.14|
In the summer of 1960 Lou Keller with the help of some friends and about a half dozen kids (myself included) in the neighborhood next to Quaker Oats of Cedar Rapids assisted in the restoration of this wonderful old locomotive. After it was completed it was taken on an historic run to Ottumwa Iowa and back. On board for the trip were all those who assisted Lou along with the grandson of Casey Jones no less and reporters from the Cedar Rapids Gazette as well as a reporter and photo journalist from Look Magazine. It was a day I will always remember. Along the way a train robbery was enacted shortly before we reached Ottomwa . A large strong box (old foot locker) filled with money (monopoly I'm sure) end gold bars (Gold painted 2x4's) was taken by the bandits as they mounted their horses and rode away into the sunset.It was quite a thrill for a 12 year old kid from the wrong side of the tracks, but thats the kind of guy Louis Keller was! Thanks Lou
|Chesapeake & Ohio RR 4-8-4 No. 614||Posted by: Ra on 2007-08-12 17:21:07.69|
The Loco Is Under rebulid
|Dierks Lumber & Coal Co. 2-6-2 No. 207||Posted by: Jeff on 2007-08-11 09:01:54.83|
This engine was acquired by a local Tulsa Family, who are pursuing a historical grant from the state in order to restore the Engine.
|Sumter & Choctaw RR 2-8-2 No. 102||Posted by: Isaac on 2007-08-10 14:36:57.923|
I visited the museum in August 2007 and the 102 is sitting outside the museum without tracks and her original SandC tender sits behind the museum. Later, Isaac.
|Standard Mining Co. 0-4-0T No. 1||Posted by: Diz Schimke on 2007-08-10 09:45:55.517|
This loco started its career for the Standard Mining Co. of Wallace,Idaho. The loco was originally air-compressed, to run underground in the silver mines. It was ordered in Sept. and delivered in Dec. 1896. The Standard sometime around 1916 called it quits. The Hecla Mining Co. acquired the loco sometime after that, and ran it underground till 1935.Major work was done this year in the Hecla shops to covert the air tank to a firetube boiler. The gauge was also changed from 18 to 24 inch. They had made a sidetanker out of it. It was used to shunt materials around on the surface. Sometime after 1935 (don't know when, I'm still digging) the Sullivan Mining Co. acquired the loco from the Hecla. They ran the loco till the summer of 1950. In July 1951, Bert F. Rudolph had written his first letter to Harry Graff Jr. of Sullivan Mining Co. about acquring one of the locomotives to be scraped.By Oct., Bert had paid his $200.00 for it. In the spring of 1952 it was trucked to his place and stored in a garage and never running it. Bert passed in 1992 and his good friend John Bradley acquired the loco from his wife.
|M.A. Patout & Son 0-4-0T No. 4||Posted by: Steve on 2007-08-08 16:08:49.75|
This photo is not the locomotive described in the specification / description. HK Porter C/N 6458 is a locomotive located in Patoutville LA, owned by M A Patout & Son. However, I believe the photo to be a pre-restoration photo of Patout #4 "Ida P", which is another Patout locomotive. HK Porter C/N 6458 is M A Patout "Bessie" an 0-4-4RT, rear-tank forney locomotive, with no tender, and no saddle-tank, and is not "#4". This photo needs to be deleted, or replaced with updated photo, if available. All information appears to be accurate except the photo.
|M.A. Patout & Son 0-4-0T No. 4||Posted by: Steve on 2007-08-08 15:50:07.487|
This is M A Patout & Son #4, "Ida P". She is a 0-4-0T Saddle-Tank locomotive, with a 2-axle, 4-wheel tender.
|RMV 4-6-0 No. 206||Posted by: Claudia Parigi on 2007-08-08 14:31:24.733|
O maquinista nao esta com o uniforme da época. B=)
|FCGU 0-6-0T-T No. 651(658)||Posted by: gustavo Lopez on 2007-08-08 11:45:18.19|
Yes Ferroclub Argentino, Station Cnel Lynch- FCGU
|FCGU 0-8-0T No. 208||Posted by: gustavo Lopez on 2007-08-08 11:41:31.297|
NO FCGU "Fc Gral Urquiza" Gauge 1435mm
YES FCGB "Fc Gral Belgrano" gauge 1000mm
|RMV 4-6-0 No. 206||Posted by: Carlos Alberto Teixeira on 2007-08-07 18:33:30.02|
Some more pictures here: http://tinyurl.com/3yy2q5
|RMV 4-6-0 No. 206||Posted by: Carlos Alberto Teixeira on 2007-08-07 18:27:37.54|
Additional info on this loco...
BALDWIN CLASS 10 24 D66
STEAM TEST 18.0 LBS
WATER TEST 22.0 LBS
WORKING PRESSURE 160 LBS
|United Railways of Yucatan 4-6-0 No. 1||Posted by: J Demnyan on 2007-08-07 16:59:49.787|
The Walt Disney World Railroad engines now actually burn veggie oil- I was told this by a "cast member" when I took their backstage tour of the railroad.
|Chicago, Burlington & Quincy RR 4-8-4 No. 5614||Posted by: mike on 2007-08-06 21:08:47.777|
she finally has a roof over her but the current picture is old
|Taiwan Sugar 0-6-0T No. 369||Posted by: evan on 2007-08-06 18:53:04.073|
|Comal Power Plant 0-4-0T No. 1||Posted by: Brian Riley on 2007-08-06 12:43:24.887|
This locomotive is almost operational. They will have it operating by this fall. I went to the little museum that owns this locomotive. They don't even have a mile of trackage right now. I think somebody needs to go out there and help them set up the rest of the track. I can't because I live 200 miles away from there.
|New South Wales Government Railways 4-6-4T No. 3112||Posted by: Jack Barker on 2007-08-06 02:06:47.34|
3112 has been bought by boyd munro
(sorry if spelt incorrectly)
|Bessemer & Lake Erie RR 2-8-0 No. 154||Posted by: J.D. Marzec on 2007-08-05 18:23:19.607|
#154 is NOT OPERATIONAL has been stored for a long time.
|St. Louis - San Francisco RR 2-10-0 No. 1630||Posted by: J.D. Marzec on 2007-08-05 17:43:00.963|
Will drop the driver on the 18th
|Union Pacific RR 2-8-0 No. 428||Posted by: J.D. Marzec on 2007-08-05 17:41:57.213|
In the process of replacing a leaky stay bolt.
|LNER (design) 4-6-2 No. 60163 'Tornado'||Posted by: Steve Frost on 2007-08-05 16:50:19.183|
August 2008. The boiler has now been mounted on the rolling chassis and it looks more like a complete loco. Still needs finance to complete a job that many thought was impossible when the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust started. For more details and if you want to help, go to the website shown in the 'links' section.
|Mesta Machine Co. 0-6-0F No. 6||Posted by: Dan on 2007-08-04 13:32:16.107|
Were any of the Mesta 0-6-0's preserved?
|Great Western Railway Railcar No. 93||Posted by: Steve Frost on 2007-08-04 11:47:31.12|
Steam railcars were an attempt to run branch line passenger services economically, and various railways tried the concept out, often with little success. The GWR built No93 in 1908 and used it as built up to 1934. At that point the power unit was removed and scrapped, and the body of the railcar was coverted into an auto trailer for use with push-pull equipped locomotives (Numbered 212). In the late 1950's it was stripped and used in departmental service until it was bought for preservation in 1966. In the meantime, The Great Western Society at Didcot had aquired a trailer coach of 1912, No 92. These were cars towed by the railcars to give increased seating.
In 1998, the Society decided to build a replacement power unit to return No 93 to its original condition, no mean feat, but one which is progressing with a target date for steaming of 2010. The boiler and many parts of the running gear, cylinders and motion have been produced. The body is being restored and a remarkable discovery was some appropriate seats in Australia in two condemned tramway cars!
However, there is still much to be done and £100000 is still needed to complete the work. See www.didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk for details.
|Baltimore & Ohio RR 0-8-0 No. 57 "Memnon"||Posted by: on 2007-08-03 22:33:12.963|
Damaged in Roof Callapse, Currently undergoing cosmetic restoration.