Locomotives

This category represents all locomotives in the AoSR collection.

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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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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Electro-Motive Division, General Motors Corporation Diesel Locomotives

Electro-Motive Division, General Motors Corporation Diesel Locomotives SW1200 #1202 built 1954 serial #19532 1,200-hp ex-Aliquippa & Southern SW1200 #1205 built 1955 serial #20637 1,200-hp ex-Aliquippa & Southern SW1200 #1203 built 1954 serial #18877 1,200-hp ex-N&T #1203; ex-A&BB #1203; ex-Norfolk & Western #3375; originally Wabash #375 GP7 #1501 built 1953 serial #17982 1,500-hp ex-Youngstown & Austintown; …

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American Locomotive Company Diesel Locomotives

American Locomotive Company Diesel Locomotives S2 #100 built 1956 serial #81813 1,000-hp ex-Southern Pacific #1072/1239 RS3 #1077 built 1955 serial #81353 1,600-hp ex-Michigan Shore #1077; ex-Detroit & Makinac 31077; ex-Long Island Rail Road #1553 RS3 #4099 built 1952 serial #80299 1,600-hp ex-Cuyahog Valley Scenic 4099; ex-Delaware & Hudson #4099 S2 #14 built 1941 serial #69489 …

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