Plymouth 4wDM - Diesel Locomotive

Published: 09-09-2017 photo #27249 0 comments 1 votes

Category:Diesel Locomotives    Manufacturer:Other    Country:England    Year:2017 Group:Statfold Barn Railway    Contributor:Steve Prosser (England)

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Built in 1924 (Works No 1891) by the Plymouth Locomotive Works, a US builder of small railroad locomotives.
All Plymouth locomotives were built in a plant in Plymouth, Ohio, USA until 1997 when the company was purchased by Ohio Locomotive Crane and production moved to Bucyrus, Ohio.
Originally built to 4 ft 8 1/2 ins gauge it was used in the quarry in Ohio, USA.
It is fitted with a Caterpillar engine and has been converted to 2 Foot gauge in the workshops at Statfold.
Seen at the Statfold Barn Railway open day at their site in Staffordshire, England in September 2017.

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