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P.O. BOX 240

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L&N #152 is a 4-6-2 Pacific type locomotive built in 1905 by Rogers Locomotive Works. #152 is the official steam locomotive of the Commonwealth of Kentucky as designated by an act of the Kentucky Legislature. It is also listed on the national registry of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior. It operates on selected weekends throughout the summer and fall. Click here for schedule information or click here to see the L&N #152 in action!    ENGINE IS CURRENTLY OUT OF SERVICE, SEE THE CREW 152 PAGE FOR INFORMATION AND THEN GO TO OUR DONATIONS PAGE TO SEE HOW YOU CAN HELP PUT THE ENGINE BACK IN SERVICE.

Monon BL 2#32
BL 2 #32 was a product of the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors built in 1948 for branch line freight service on the Monon RR.  It operated from 1987-1956 with the majority of its track in Indiana.  BL 2 # 32 is a 1500 hp locomotive, with a 16 cylinder, 567B engine.  There were only 59 of this type of locomotive built.    
Train Museum

770 was built by EMC in 1939 and was one of the first diesel - electric units purchased by the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. This unit came to KRM without most of its internal parts and is for display only. The unit was equipped with 2 1250 hp v-12 diesel engines.

C&O 2716 is a 2-8-4 Kanawa class locomotive built by Alco for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad in 1943. (Unit is currently non-operable)

#2546 was originally built in 1948 as an F-7 by EMD and then rebuilt and converted by Santa Fe Railroad in 1973 and given the model designation CF-7. It is a diesel - electric locomotive powered by a single 16 cylinder engine developing 1500 hp. It is the only known CF-7 in the original Santa Fe paint scheme.

Train Museum

L&N 285 was originally numbered 2152 and is a 0-8-0 steam switch locomotive. It was later owned by Republic Steel Corporation. It is not operable.