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Canadian Pacific RR 4-6-2 No. 2317Posted by: trevor on 2006-10-09 19:49:13.14
This very fine lady won't be running untill 2007 or 2008! I hope she gets done before that!

Baldwin Locomotive Works 0-6-0 No. 26Posted by: Trevor on 2006-10-09 19:39:39.873
Yes please change stats to major overhaul. She will be in untill Ex2007 or Ex2008!

Pere Marquette RR 2-8-4 No. 1225Posted by: David Flores on 2006-10-08 11:06:26.763
1225 is scheduled to run for the National Model Railroad Association in June of 2007 and will be held in Detroit. For more info go to

Canadian National Railway Co. 4-8-2 No. 6043Posted by: Paul Newsome on 2006-10-06 21:25:00.64

CN Engine 6043 ran the last regularly scheduled steam operation on CN on April 25, 1960, bringing train no. 76 to Winnipeg from The Pas.

It was used on a special excursion to Brandon, Manitoba on June 22, 1961, and this was the last time 6043 operated.

Lehigh Stone Co. 2-4-2 No. 799Posted by: Sam Willard on 2006-10-05 16:25:59.06

The boiler of the locomotive has been removed and thrown away do to the fact that most of the weight was on the trailing wheel. It is being restored at Tweetsie and will probably done in a few years. When it is done it will be renumbered 15 and will run excursions at Doe River Gorge Christian Camp.

Southern Sand & Gravel Co. 0-6-0 No. 102Posted by: Doug on 2006-10-04 18:07:26.077
No not scraped, now at Palmer,MA next to the B&A Depot. Also on 10-1-06 when I went by there was a heavy weight New Haven coach there. 

Charleston Lumber 2-4-0 No. 3Posted by: Steve Patton on 2006-10-02 13:00:07.07
Originally built by Baldwin Locomotive Works, Burnham Williams & Co, CN: 28398, in June 1906, for The Charleston Lumber Company of Wiggins SC as their locomotive #3. Sold in March 1909 to Westmoreland Lumber Company. Sold in 1914 to Baskett Lumber and Manufacturing Company of Buhl AL. Sold in June 1918 to Colleton Mercantile Company of Ritter NC. Last purchased by Mr Hittup Maddox around 1928 and stored. Fully restored in 1960 by Maddox Foundry & Machine Works in Archer FL. Locomotive history by John A. Leynes Jr. Copyright 1999. See link:

South Hetton Coal Co. 0-6-0 No. 'Nelson'Posted by: Steve Frost on 2006-09-28 16:56:27.82

Braddyll was built at Shildon, possibly in the building in which the surviving parts of it now stand, in 1847 for South Hetton Colliery. By the 1870's it was no longer working, and would have been an antique by then. It survived by dint of being converted into a snowplough. When the coal industry was nationalised, it was, at some time, taken to the NCB workshops at Philadelphia (the County Durham one!) where I can remember it being plinthed in the late 1960's.

It is different from the usual Hackworth types in that it had a firetube boiler rather than the return flue type that can be seen on 'Sans Pareil' on the same site. Was it built with this type of boiler or is it a later replacement or modification? The wheels, though, are typical of the Stockton and Darlington 'plug' type as seen on 'Locomotion' and 'Derwent' in the Darlington museum.

A remarkable and original survivor.

New Haven 2-8-2 No. 3025 (1658)Posted by: Nick Hovey on 2006-09-22 20:33:13.52
From what I hear from Sloan Cornell, this loco is in Hornell, NY. got sold a while back.

Sierra Railroad 4-6-0 No. 3Posted by: Raul Nemkish on 2006-09-22 13:46:08.35
This locomotive was in the film "Back to the Future 3".

Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie RR 2-8-2 No. 1011Posted by: Doug Bailey on 2006-09-22 02:57:52.3
You should, perhaps, read the ownership history for this locomotive. It is accurate and the 1011 was never owned/operated by the Monon.

Lehigh Stone Co. 0-4-0T No. 800Posted by: Ed Kelley on 2006-09-21 13:12:53.473
Locomotive was converted in late '60s/early '70s to a 2-4-0 tender engine. Work was done by Sam Conti at Lakecraft Welding Co. Currently operable in this state at Rob Rossi's private Pacific Coast Railroad.

Astroworld 4-4-0 No. NonePosted by: Ed Kelley on 2006-09-21 13:06:14.43
I have no idea who this Mr. Emerson is but his information is grossly inaccurate. #1 is currently in service on the Pacific Coast Railroad at the Santa Margarita Ranch and remains oil fired (more specifically, No. 2 diesel) There are no plans for reboilering nor a conversion to propane firing. Ed Kelley Fireman, Pacific Coast Railroad

Carbon Limestone Co. 2-4-0 No. 3 MyrtlePosted by: Peter M. Preston on 2006-09-20 23:25:28.88

A loaded dump truck hit a steamlocomotive on the Lahania, Kaanaplia & Pacific tourist railroad in Mali on September 7, 2006, causing the No. 3 "Myrtle" to derail.

Myrtle suffer front-end damage and losing her headlight. Myrtle is out of service for repair.

Canadian National Ry 0-6-0 No. 31Posted by: Christian S. on 2006-09-20 22:40:43.257

No. 31 has seen increased use this season filling in for #475, which has been down for much of the summer. Although she is normally reserved for the off-season (generally late-February through mid-April), she is still very much alive and well. Would be nice to see her chartered in CN livery.

Grand Trunk Western 0-8-0 No. 8310Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 20:56:46.15
the way i heard the story was that the owner would scrap old engins as "new" engins came and use the new ones in his sucessor was a railfan and donated them when a string of operational scrap diesil switchers came in

Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie RR 2-8-2 No. 1011Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 20:39:57.537
i belive this may also be the last steam engin of the monon

Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie RR 2-8-2 No. 1003Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 20:35:54.237
currently isolated on a branchline due to its friction bearings

Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range RR 2-10-2 No. 506Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 20:33:50.09
was a USRA locomotive for the DMIR due to its increased wartime traffic eqiped with southern valve gear

Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie RR 2-10-0 No. 950Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 20:30:38.043
was the SOO's only 2-10-0 and spent most of its carear pushing ore up the docks in ashland

Denver & Rio Grande Western RR 2-8-0 No. 223Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 20:26:05.713
was recently involved in an arson fire engin undamaged but acompaning equipment was destroyed

Colorado & Southern RR 2-8-0 No. 641Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 20:20:19.733
was one of the last operating C&S steam engins due to the extreem altitude of the climax branch on whitch it operated

Colorado Southern Railway Co. 2-8-0 No. 60Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 20:17:30.34
was not donated to the city was abandond by the railroad where it was last parked and the track was torn up around it, the city then claimed it and essentialy threw paint at it every now and then, local kids thought it was very funnie to flip over the round number plate so it read 09, in recent years the engin was moved to its current location

Denver & Rio Grande Western RR 2-8-2 No. 491Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 20:05:16.747
was the only DRGW narrow gauge steam locomotive to be fitted with thermic syphons making it a favorite with firemen was also the catalist locomotive in a great snow blocade that eventualy involved 4 stuck trains one of whitch was a rotary outfit

Denver & Rio Grande Western RR 2-8-0 No. 346Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 20:01:22.2
possibly the only locomotive to earn the title of "cat tree" as it was a favorite sunning location for bob richardsons cats when on display at south alomosa

Denver & Rio Grande Western RR 2-8-0 No. 318Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 19:58:30.23
currently next in line for restoration after 346 was saved by an ohio buisnesman after retierment in the 1940's

Denver, South Park & Pacific RR 2-8-0 No. 191Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 19:55:38.823
mister richardson measured the 191 once and discoverd that the locomoitve could fit compleatly into the tender of the CB&Q northern behind it stack and all

Denver & Rio Grande Western RR 4-6-0 No. 168Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 19:41:15.583
was one of the two T-12 class engins kept to operate on the chile line to santa fe and has been well taken care of

Denver & Rio Grande Western RR 2-8-0 No. 278Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 19:39:30.743
one of my favorite engins is reputably in rough condition due to difficulty of maintinence due to inaccesible location withc also contributes to the engins very untouched condition

Colorado & Southern RR 2-8-0 No. 71Posted by: stuart olson on 2006-09-20 19:36:53.337
ran for a few seasons sometime in the 70's or 80's for a tourist operation in central city on bondo bailing-wire and hope was taken out of sevice when money ran out and the groves the rear set of drivers were making in the firebox got "pretty deep" a clasic pice of colorado southern "rolling deathtrap" inginuity
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