History of US Army 0-6-0 #4023

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History of US Army 0-6-0 #4023

Postby Engineer James » Fri Jul 22, 2005 10:12 pm

D.F Barnheart & Assoc. have for sale a former United Staes Army 0-6-0 #4023. The locomotive was built by Alco, in 1942. Here is the total information on the locomotive:

ALCO 0-6-0
Locomotive

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Ref: #1008

1942 built ALCO 0-6-0 steam locomotive with tender. Former U.S. Army #4023. Renovation started. Boiler barrel in good shape. Needs new flues. New crown sheet has been "tacked in." Needs new side sheets and rear tube sheet (template available for rear tube sheet.) Asbestos removed. Current running gear OK. Extra set of running gear parts (rods, pistons and other miscellaneous parts.) Cab off, in good condition, awaiting re-installation following renovation. (About half the renovation work has been done. The take out/off has been done, awaiting the put back in/together.) Location: Pennsylvania

Price: $35,000

Includes tender!!

Does anyone have any other information on this 0-6-0??? May have worked on it or have helped in previous restoration?? Please help.
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Army 0-6-0 kit

Postby H.F.Malone » Fri Jul 22, 2005 11:43 pm

It's New Hope & Ivyland #9. The "extra" running gear mentioned came off #7, an identical USA 0-6-0 scrapped about 20+ years ago.

I used to fire and occasionally run #9 in the late 70s. It was a good engine, steamed well, rode a bit rough--typical for an 0-6-0 at 25 mph.

Add another $175-225K to replace what's not there and put it back together again (figures apply if you have a large amount of competent volunteer labor--if not, then double these amounts). And more bucks to move it out of New Hope first.
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Postby Engineer James » Wed Aug 03, 2005 2:15 pm

Thank you! I needed that info!
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