Beam Locomotives

Many early locomotives used vertical cylinders connected to overhead beams, driving pushrods, driving gears to supply power to the wheels.  One of the nicknames for this type was Grasshoppers.

Locomotive Information 
Engine Type: Vertical Cylinder Beam 0-4-0 
Engine No. 
Road Name: 
Year Built or Finished: 
Scratch Built or Kit: 
If kit Manufacture: 

Track Gauge:  
Length of Engine:  
Length of Tender:   
Fuel: propane 
Driver Dia.  
Cylinder Bore and Stroke:  
Working Pressure:  
Comments: (History, time to build, previous owners, comments on
original locomotive) Sold to new owners outside of club area.

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