Monthly Archives: June 2014

Engine of the Week: Diesel Locomotive #1

Our Diesel Locomotive #1 is a 1940-vintage Whitcomb diesel locomotive. This engine was built for the Department of Defense and was operated in Washington State during World War II. It was then purchased for switching at the Black Hills Power … Continue reading

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Engine of the Week: #110

This beauty is a 2-6-6-2T articulated Mallet built by The Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1928 for the Weyerhaeuser Timber Company of Vail, WA. Its next stop was The Rayonier Lumber Company where it received a tender from Rayonier #101 and … Continue reading

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Engine of the Week: Our #104

Here’s something to take Dad to see this weekend for Father’s Day: Steam Engine #104. This engine has some history at the Black Hills Central Railroad.  On May 14, 2001, it was the first to handle a four-car train from Hill City … Continue reading

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Engine of the Week: Our #7

The Black Hills Central Railroad Engine #7 is a 2-6-2 with tender built by Baldwin Locomotive Works for the Ozan-Graysonia Lumber Company in 1919. The locomotive was sold to and operated by the Caddo and Choctaw Railroad several years later. … Continue reading

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