Roundhouse News

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

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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Age of Steam Roundhouse Acquires 20th Steam Locomotive

Roundhouse Reports Age of Steam Roundhouse Acquires 20th Steam Locomotive The Age of Steam Roundhouse of Sugarcreek, Ohio, is happy to announce the acquisition of its 20th steam locomotive, former Columbus & Southern Ohio Electric Company 0-4-0F No. 2. The locomotive had been owned by Travel Centers of America, and displayed at a closed-down restaurant …

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Locomotive No. 19 Arrives at Age of Steam Roundhouse

Roundhouse Reports Former Yreka Western No. 19 Arrives at Age of Steam Roundhouse Locomotive No.19 sits outside the Age of Steam Roundhouse backshop. Cranes will arrive to remove No.19 from the flatcar early next week. No.19 in-transit at Morgan Run, Ohio. The engine was moved in-train from the Norfolk Southern interchange in Columbus to Morgan …

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