Illinois Railway Museum

VO660

YSTX 607
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
Youngstown Sheet & Tube 607

VO660
c/n 71577, b/d 9/1945

- built as YS&T #607
- to the Illinois Railway Museum, 1983
- traded for Wyandotte Terminal #103, 1986
Illinois Railway Museum - June 1984


From the Illinois Railway Museum newsletter, Rail & Wire #254
     "... in January 1983 IRM acquired its first VO660 Youngstown Sheet & Tube (YST) 607.
     This locomotive was built a few months before WT 103, but was in poorer mechanical condition.
     In 1986, the Museum traded YST 607 to Chrome Crankshaft for WT 103, which was in better shape.
     WT 103 has been stored non-operational at IRM ever since."
- Thanks to Tim Fennell for this info.


WTR 103 photo by: Marc Malnekoff
Illinois Railway Museum
July 14, 2007
Wyandotte Terminal 103

VO660
c/n 72826, b/d 11/1945

- built as Wyandotte Terminal #103
- to Chrome Crankshaft
- to the Illinois Railway Museum in 1986

AS416

C&G 606 Columbus & Greenville 606

AS416
c/n 75273, b/d 9/1951

- built for C&G as #606
- retired 1984, sold for scrap
- to the Illinois Railway Museum in 1990
Arrived August 1990. Purchased by the IRM in 1986 from the scrap dealer with funds raised by recycling aluminum pop cans.
- IRM "Rail & Wire" #133, Aug. 1990
photo by: Marc Malnekoff
Illinois Railway Museum - July 14, 2007

DT-6-6-2000

MN&S 21
photo by: Marc Malnekoff
Illinois Railway Museum - July 14, 2007
Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern 21

DT-6-6-2000
c/n 74138, b/d 12/1948

- built for MN&S as #21
- to the Illinois Railway Museum in 1983
Refered to at the IRM as the "Blue Dragon".
Arrived Apr. 26, 1983. It was purchased from the Soo Line (which had acquired the MN&S) for less than scrap value using donations from IRM members.
- IRM "Rail & Wire" #109, Sept. 1983


WEMCo Single-Ended Visibility Cab




see WEMCo Gallery Page
for photo and detailed history



ARMCO B-71

WEMCo Single-Ended Visibility Cab
BLW c/n 61401, completed 11/1930

- to the Illinois Railway Museum, 2016
Acquired from the Minnesota Transportation Museum in Nov. 2012. Arrived Sept. 4, 2016.
- IRM "Rail & Wire" #249, Winter 2016



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