#11 Alco

1924 Alco 0-4-0T Switcher ~ known as the “Deadwood Central”

Checking No 11 water Passengers loading up for a ride
Built in 1924 in Pennsylvania, it is 0-4-0T type that carries its water and fuel on the locomotive itself rather than in a tender behind. It weighs 35 tons and arrived at Prairie Village in the summer of 1992 on a flatbed semi-trailer truck from Deadwood, SD.
No. 11 pulling a car around the Village No. 11 front badge 1924
No. 11 pulling a car around the Village Adding wood to the firebox No. 11
Steaming up No. 11 Engineer waiting for the next run
Being steamed during Railroad Days & Steam Threshing Jamboree Purchased from Historic Deadwood Central RR ~ Deadwood, South Dakota

Winter 2015 work on the restoration of Alco locomotive #11 starts. See news article.

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