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Locomotives owned and used at Iron Horse Park.

CP 5128 "Mikado" 2-8-2 Mainline freight and Passenger steam locomotive

This is a model. Can you believe it?

Characteristics of this Locomotive
Loco number or "name":5128 "Mikado"
Locomotive Type:2-8-2 P1e Mainline freight and Passenger steam locomotive
Scale:1/8 scaleTrack gauge:7-1/2 inch
Steam Pressure:140 psi normal operating
Cylinder Diameter:2-3/8 inchesPiston Stroke:4 inches
Tractive Effort:170 poundsValve Gear:Walschaerts
Weight Loco / Tender~900/~400 lbs.Boiler:Standard, all-welded steel construction
Length Loco + Tender:11 feetWheel Diameter:8-3/8 inches
Fueled by:PropaneMade by: Bill Southworth. Started January 1991. First ran under steam August 1995.
Sound:Steam Whistle. No sound card
OwnerBrookeE. Acquired August 2007
Additional Information:

Originally Built by Bill Southworth, RCN, Ret. from the Vancouver Island Model Engineers.

The actual CP5128 was built in July 1913 by Montreal Locomotive Works (MLW)as number CP5028. The locomotive was changed in September 1930 and renumbered to CP 5128. It was listed as scrapped in June 1963 after 49 years and 11 months of service in Western Canada.

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Getting ready for another run day at Iron Horse Park.

Blow down near the steaming bays at Iron Horse Park. September 19, 2020.

Photo by Stan Styles borrowed from the CP Steam Library of the Canadian Pacific Historical Society Website.

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