Posts Tagged ‘Woodward Iron Company No. 41’

AOS Roundhouse Has Run Out of Space

December 31, 2015

Jerry Jacobson’s roundhouse is full. The Age of Steam Roundhouse in Sugar Creek recently announced on its website sit that with the arrival of a 2-10-0 purchased earlier this year that all stalls in the roundhouse are taken.

The 18th locomotive to be housed in the roundhouse arrived onĀ Dec. 29. It isĀ Alabama, Tennessee & Northern as No.401, which was later owned by the Woodward Iron Company where it has roster number 41.

Jerry purchased it at an auction conducted by the Mid-Continent Railroad Museum in North Freedom, Wisconsin. No. 401 was built in 1928 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works.

More information about No. 41 and photographs of it being unloaded are available at:

http://ageofsteamroundhouse.com/2-10-0%20No%2041.html

Steamer En Route to AOS Spotted on NS

December 19, 2015

Online reports on Friday indicated that a steam locomotive en route to the Age of Steam Roundhouse in Sugarcreek is on the road.

The Woodward Iron Co. Baldwin 2-10-0 No. 41 was spotted on a flat car in a manifest freight on the Chicago Line of Norfolk Southern in northern Indiana.

AOS owner Jerry Jacobson purchased the decapods earlier this year from the Mid-Continent Railroad Museum in Freedom, Wisconsin.