RailPictures.Net Photo: LCN 51 Lehigh Coal & Navigation Co. Steam 0-4-0T at Lansford, Pennsylvania by Mitch Goldman
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» No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum 
» Lansford, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
» August 25, 2021
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Lehigh Coal & Navigation Co. 0-4-0T No. 51

A view from the rear of this unique 0-4-0T "Lokie" on display at the Number 9 Coal Mine. No. 51 was built for the Lehigh Coal & Navigation Co. at Lansford, PA, in 1923 by the Vulcan Iron Works in nearby Wilkes-Barre, PA. After her retirement in 1957, she was donated to the Pine Creek Railroad in Freehold, NJ. In the early 1960s, the Pine Creek Railroad was re-organized as the NJ Museum of Transportation and moved to Allaire State Park near Farmingdale, NJ. Later the lokie was sold to the City of Easton, PA, where it was displayed at the National Canal Museum, looking pretty poor at this stage. Today, she sits cosmetically restored on display in Lansford, PA, at the Number 9 Coal Mine and Museum. The unique low profile design allowed the locomotive to fit under the colliery structures. A colliery is a coal mine and its connected buildings.

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