Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum

Volunteer Documents

Volunteer Documents Feel free to download these documents and share them with potential volunteers. Volunteer Application Blank application for volunteering for the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum Download an Application Volunteer Emergency Contact Form Blank Emergency Contact Form Download Emergency Contact Form Volunteer Waiver Blank volunteer waiver Download a Volunteer Waiver Volunteer Rights & Responsibilities …

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Bessemer & Lake Erie No.643 Update

Roundhouse Reports Latest News on the Bessemer & Lake Erie No.643 Disassembly and pre-movement planning for “The King” (former Bessemer & Lake Erie 2-10-4 #643)   The first highway tractor trailer filled with parts removed from former Bessemer & Lake 2-10-4 #643 (nicknamed “The King”) was unloaded last week at Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum …

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Bessemer & Lake Erie No.643 Update

Roundhouse Reports Bessemer & Lake Erie No.643 – September Update http://www.ageofsteamroundhouse.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/643-First-Movement-small.mp4 The initial study of how best to move Bessemer & Lake Erie 2-10-4 #643 from McKees Rocks, Pa., to The Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum in Sugarcreek, Ohio, has been completed by AoSRM employees and our 643 project manager. Nicknamed “The King,” the 643 …

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Columbus & Southern Ohio Electric Company 0-4-0F No. 2

Columbus & Southern Ohio Electric Company 0-4-0F No. 2 Previous Next Constructed by Heisler Locomotive Works in 1940, this little locomotive is a “fireless cooker” switcher. This unique engine design was popular for use in areas where flammable substances were handled, such as in textile mills, chemical plants and coal-burning power plants. Fireless locos operated …

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Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway 0-6-0 No. 3960

Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway 0-6-0 No. 3960 Previous Next To save about $7,000 per locomotive over the cost of commercially constructed locos, the ever-thrifty Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway built twenty 0-8-0 switch engines between 1928 to 1930 in its well-equipped back shop in Brewster, Ohio. As 0-8-0’s were being successfully completed and deployed, …

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