Month: August 2020

Reading 0-4-0 “Camelback” No. 1187

Reading 0-4-0 “Camelback” No. 1187 Previous Next Railroads – like any well-run business – constantly seek to control costs and find more efficient methods to accomplish their goals. One of the more unique ways this concept manifested itself in the early days of steam railroading was the innovative “Camelback” locomotive design. The Philadelphia and Reading …

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Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum Receives Its 23rd Steamer

Roundhouse Reports Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum Receives Its 23rd Steamer Previous Next Earlier today the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum in Sugarcreek, Ohio, safely unloaded its newest acquisition, a rare Reading Railroad “Camelback” steam locomotive #1187 constructed in 1903. It is the 23rd steam locomotive acquired for Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum’s collection, and …

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