Roundhouse News

This category describes current events and news at AoSR that is not the seasonal Roundhouse Reports.

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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Bessemer & Lake Erie No.643 Update

Roundhouse Reports Bessemer & Lake Erie No.643 Update Boiler and Chassis separated643’s Tender in the Back ShopThe Tender’s “Doghouse” Previous Next The winter months and holidays have slowed the movement of B&LE #643 running gear and boiler arrival to the Roundhouse.  However, behind the scenes efforts continue to work out all the intricacies with local …

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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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