Friday, November 18, 2011

Historic Morehead and North Fork Railroad steam locomotive headed north

Steam locomotive No. 12, the pride of the former Morehead and North Fork Railroad, is leaving Clearfield for a new home and extended life in Sugar Creek, Ohio. Said to be the last locomotive of its type in the entire world, the 70-ton switch engine was sold by the family of the late C. L. (Booge) Armstrong to the Age of Steam Roundhouse, the private railroad collection owned by Jerry Joe and Laura Jacobson.
Jacobson said old No. 12 – built in 1905 – will be restored to operating condition and housed in a new, 18-stall roundhouse with his 12 other steam locomotives. Continued

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