Although, IC 790 was built 103 years ago, she was rebuilt and modernized in 1918 to a superheated heavy freight locomotive. This humorous scene is one of the first visitors see.
Built in September 1914, CN 47 was used in commuter service around Montreal because she ran equally well forward or in reverse. She is the only Baltic tank locomotive in the United States.
MC 519 was built in February 1913 and is one of three remaining steam locomotives from the MEC. The others being 4-6-2 MEC 470 on display in Waterville, ME and 2-8-0 MEC 501 undergoing restoration... (more)
CN 3254 sits with the excursion train to Moscow in the Steamtown Yard. The diamond in the foreground is just outside the roundhouse.
CN 3377 is a 2-8-2, 'Mikado', but is posing as an 0-8-0 on this day as her front and trailing trucks were missing. My guess is that they were used on sister CN 3254. Anyone have any info?
MRLCo. #1 is the only geared locomotive in Steamtown's collection and is tucked away with rusting passenger and freight cars.
One of only ten 'Ten-Wheelers' that the Nickel Plate bought, #44 is the only surviver and now resides at Steamtown.
The face of railroading. A crewman walks CN 3254 up to the switch just outside of the roundhouse.
CN 3254 backs out of the roundhouse and onto the turntable to start another day at Steamtown.
CN #3254 makes an early morning departure enroute to Moscow, PA. Baldwin #26 was in operation and tagged along. bw
Nickel Plate and Reading sit side by side at Steamtown
Reading RS3 467 sits in Scranton, PA minus its footboards.
posed in Steamtown yard
Reading T1 2124 has seen better days than this one sitting at Steamtown.
Former BC Rail 706 and mate. Were these the only colors of paint they had? Gotta dig the frenched ditch lights.