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Pre-Owned. This coal had to be screened to remove fine material and to carefully size the coal before shipping it from the mines. Time left 5d left. The Erie Railroad’s L-1 class were the largest camelbacks built, and the only articulated examples. This page was last updated: 10-Nov 05:19. Mantua HO Scale Diecast General 4-4-0 W&ARR Steam Locomotive and Tender 1959

The locomotive was on its way to the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum where it still resides today. Yes, I know that but there are people who do use the Camelback

It went on a demonstration tour of Italy, but was too tall to fit through the tunnels. although none are operational.

), which utilized a large Wootten Firebox (located just behind the cab) designed by John Wootten. MR subscribers, check out the new All-Time Digital Archives, http://s299.photobucket.com/albums/mm310/TWhite-014/Rio%20Grande%20Yuba%20River%20Sub, http://www.mrmuffinstrains.com/TrainPictures/Prototype%20Erie2601.jpg, http://www.rr-fallenflags.org/rdg/rdg-s1159o.jpg. C $416.35.

I like it but I think I might sell it at some point and buy a shay instead. It is a Central Railroad of New Jersey class 4-8-0 camelback. Real Southern Camelbacks are painted green. Yah, and the Rio Grande ones all had front-hung air pumps on the smokebox door and 'eyebrow' Elesco feedwater heaters. This not only made for an extremely uncomfortable and hot ride during warmer months for engineers it also made them more at risk to injury if any part of the driving wheel assembly failed while at-speed. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. Douglas Wornom photo.

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Alas, in 2013 the site closed by thankfully Don Strack rescued the data and transferred it over to his UtahRails.net site (another fine resource). Make Offer - Marklin 3084 Ho Scale Märklin steam locomotive with class 050 cabin tender. A long time ago, I purchased some drawings of camels from the Reading Historical Society. For more recent exchange rates, please use the. Ending Nov 8 at 2:09PM PST 1d 7h. Jersey Central 4-4-2 #592, a "Camelback" design, makes a quick stop at Bound Brook, New Jersey as folks gather around on May 1, 1954. The waste of anthracite known as culm, which resulted from handling and preparation, was piled high at the mines and amounted to almost 20% of production and had no commercial value. I am looking for erection drawings of camelback locomotives either real design drawings or model drawings. Pre-Owned. He designed a locomotive with a revolutionary firebox and boiler design that featured a cab that basically straddled the middle of the boiler. Even though Baltimore & Ohio Railroad developed something similar to the later Camelback in the 1840s, given the interesting name of “Muddiggers,” it didn’t catch on until Wootten patented his design in 1877.

Mantua HO Scale Model Railroad Locomotives, 2 product ratings - Mantua HO scale B&O locomotive & tender President Adams P7 Pacific, minor work, 6 product ratings - GP-20 UNION PACIFIC Diesel Locomotive Model Power 96852, Slide {current_page} of {total_pages} - You May Also Like. It is an excellent resource with thousands of historic maps on file throughout the country.

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Pre-Owned. how the motive power was refined over the years with newer technologies The locomotive was on its way to the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum where it still resides today. - LIONEL #6-18091 PENNSYLVANIA RR. This particular designed allowed for the burning of the fuel the locomotive used by providing a very wide, large firebox that produced robust fires yet only utilized a consumed a small amount at a time with a low firing rate.

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me for some time. Buy It Now. Mantua #397-135 Phila Reading 2-8-0 Camelback HO Scale Locomotive Train Engine. The Santa Fe didn't like it for a number of reasons, and by 1892 it was rebuilt to a conventional cab 4-4-0. certainly one of the most unique. A popular pastime for many is studying and/or exploring abandoned rights-of-way. Camelbacks became fantastically popular with the railroads which staked their livelihoods on the resource (names like Central Railroad of New Jersey; Delaware, Lackawanna & Western; Lehigh Valley; Lehigh & New England Railroad; and the Lehigh & Hudson River).

Delaware & Hudson 2-8-0 #810, a Camelback Consolidation sporting a huge Wootten firebox so common with this design, is seen here ahead of a short passenger consist at French Mountain, New York during the summer of 1946. The Camelback is not a named wheel

Something went wrong. 11 bids. Erie's L-1 class locomotive was the only articulated Camelback locomotive. However, Mr. Lamb's book provides a wonderfully detailed look at the legendary locomotive over the years, spanning more than 200 pages of information in the process.

Something went wrong. while not necessarily the safest such design ever conceived were Other lines which came to use the Camelback design included the B&O, Erie, Union Pacific, Southern Pacific, Santa Fe, Pennsylvania, Wheeling & Lake Erie, and Maine Central. View cart for details. C $503.16. meant to describe a distinctive design feature found on some steam locomotives.

Customs services and international tracking provided. Next camelback is a brass one from Precision Scale. Photographer unknown. plentiful anthracite coal waste known as culm. I may just get one to have on my rail marine roster.

New Listing HO BRASS UNITED ATSF SANTA … It had to have been 25-30 years ago; I don't know if they still have them or not. Also check with the Reading Company Technical and Hisotical Society. C $41.16.

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Top Rated Seller. Model Railroader has published other drawings of Camelback locomotives; see the online index of magazines at the bottom of this page. Today, there are tens of thousands of miles scattered throughout the country. The interesting concept could also be found on lines well outside of anthracite territory including the Santa Fe; Baltimore & Ohio; Missouri-Kansas-Texas (Katy); Chicago & Eastern Illinois; Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis; New York, Susquehanna & Western; Southern Pacific; Union Pacific; and Wheeling & Lake Erie. Reading Camelback Americans, Class D-8c, circa 1911, MR, December 1982, p. 102. A conventional steam locomotive has a cab for the engineer and fireman behind the firebox at the rear of the boiler. Make Offer - InterMountain UP Union Pacific #7998 ES44ac C45ACCTE with sound . Due to these safety issues the Interstate Commerce Commission began to seriously look at the hazards Camelback steam locomotives exposed to train crews and by 1927 the agency had completely banned new or rebuilt locomotives which featured the Camelback design. 4-6-0 camelback locomotive, complete with Wootten firebox. Reading 4-6-0 "Camelback" #590 is seen here with what appears to be a short passenger train at Camden, New Jersey on December 11, 1946.

(or am I confusing that with an 0-8-8-0 Camelback?). To make matters worse the fireman was left exposed to the elements back by the firebox, where of course he had to remain to feed fuel to the locomotive. The information includes original numbers, serials, and order numbers. 3 bids.

There are certainly many more books on the subject of Mantua 0-6-0 Camelbacks. So, Wootten came up with an idea to create a locomotive that can use the culm for fuel. While Wootten's design allowed railroads, particularly the anthracite carriers, to gain huge savings on fuel costs it also came at an increased safety risk. Ending Nov 8 at 2:21PM PST 1d 8h. The design also made Pre-Owned. arrangement like the 4-6-2 Pacific or 2-8-4 Berkshire but a term only 16 watchers. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. Pre-Owned. The Wheeling & Lake Erie had three Camelback locos. From United States +C $49.31 shipping.

The 0-6-0 is a copy of the Reading's although stylized. Timber Head Eastern Railroad "THE Railroad Through the Sierras". You will be hard pressed at finding a better online resource regarding diesel locomotives than Craig Rutherford's TheDieselShop.us. …

The camelback locomotive has a wide firebox designed to successfully burn culm and since it was impractical to build the cab behind the very wide firebox, it was mounted astride the boiler before the firebox. Two different designs. A thick fire is required in these fireboxes and the heavy draft needed to keep them burning would blow the fine coal off the grate. See the Model Railroader Cyclopedia, Volume 1, Steam Locomotives, available on this Web site. Baltimore and Ohio 4-6-0 camelback locomotive (Howden, Boys’ Book of Locomotives, 1907). If you are researching active or abandoned corridors you might want to check out the, You will be hard pressed at finding a better online resource regarding diesel locomotives than Craig Rutherford's, Andre Kristopans put together a web page highlighting virtually every unit every out-shopped by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division. Arthur Martin photo. $15.79 shipping. Acquired in 1929 as part of the Quebec Montreal & Southern, it was scrapped in 1930. The IHC is out of 2-6-0 camelbacks that is what started this search. It includes drawings of three Camelback locomotives, a Reading 0-6-0 and 2-8-0, and a Central of New Jersey 4-6-0. Mantua #323-21 Reading 4-6-2 Camelback HO Scale Locomotive Train Engine . Dave H. Painted side goes up. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller.

I stand (sit) corrected! center cab locomotives. $119.99. 5pc HO Locomotives BACHMANN AHM LIFELIKE Santa Fe SCL RTA Juliet - Run Great! The first camelback, a 4-6-0, was built in early 1877 by the P&R’s Reading, Pennsylvania shops. A popular pastime for many is studying and/or exploring abandoned rights-of-way. C $54.43. Even though Baltimore & Ohio Railroad developed something similar to the later Camelback in the 1840s, given the interesting name of “Muddiggers,” it didn’t catch on until Wootten patented his design in 1877.

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All photos and videos, copyright individual owners/organizations. A 4-4-2 #738, built in 1889, the 2nd    4-4-2 ever built according to Worley (photo on p 233). Today, there are tens of thousands of miles scattered throughout the country. See the Model Railroader Cyclopedia, Volume 1, Steam Locomotives, available on this Web site. Many were pulled up in the 1970's and 1980's although others were removed long before that. It wasn’t until 1927 when the ICC finally hammered the proverbial nail in the Camelback’s coffin, banning any future orders for the versatile but dangerous locomotive. In this book you will learn that improved the efficiency of steam to haul trains, such as the Yes, I was confusing it with an 0-8-8-0. Model Railroader has published other drawings of Camelback locomotives; see the online index of magazines at the bottom of this page. From United States +C $33.22 shipping estimate.