No. 124 CLC 0-4-0 Switcher Steam Engine

No. 124 CLC 0-4-0 Switcher Steam Engine

No. 124 was used during the construction of a hydro-electric dam and powerhouse on the St Lawerence River.

CNR locomotive engineer Alexander P Brown of Parry Sound bought 124 in July 1969. He restored the locomotive to operate on a small area of rural land. Upon Alex’s death the locomotive went to Don Broadbear, the founder of SOLRS. The locomotive was moved to St Jacobs in 2010.


Number No. 124
Type Steam
Description Builder No CLC #1896
Built February 1930
Builder Canadian Locomotive Company
Date Acquired 2002
Acquired From The estate of Alexander P Brown
Weight of Engine in Running Order 86, 500 lb.
Weight of Engine Empty 86, 500 lb.
Tractive Power, Maximum 17, 000
Water Capacity 4,500 US Gallons

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August 19, 2016