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Railfan you say? What is that? According to Wikipedia, "A railfan, rail buff or train buff, railway enthusiast or railway buff, or (often with a more specialized meaning trainspotter or gricer or foamers, or sometimes anorak (British English), is a person interested in a recreational capacity in rail transport. Railfans of many ages can be found worldwide." (Source site © Wikipedia)



Here's the inner workings of Engine 1249, a Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton RS4TC1A. Formerly of the US Air Force, she was built in December of 1953 and rebuilt in 1992, and the power plant in the engine is a CAT 3508. Pictured from top clockwise: air compressor,the generator,PSID guage, cylinder head, front headlights, and the luggage compartment at the F end of the engine.



Below is an SCRM Rolling Stock List, including the number, type, when it was built or rebuilt and where it came from before us:

Engine 1249, RS3TC1A. Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton/ 600hp/ DC traction motors Built Dec. 1953 and rebuilt in 1992 Former US Air Force
Engine 1275, RS4TC1A. Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton/ 600hp/ DC traction motors Built Jan. 1954 and rebuilt in 1992 Former US Air Force
Engine 1276, RS4TC1A. Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton/ 600hp/ DC traction motors Built Jan. 1954 and rebuilt in 1992 Former US Air Force
Engine 2015, EMD-SW8. 800hp/ DC traction motors Built May 1951 Former US Army
Engine 2028,EMD-SW8. 800hp/ DC traction motor Built May 1951 Former US Army
Engine 4, GE 25 Ton hp-_____ Built Oct. 1946 Former Lone Star
Engine 10, GE 23 Ton hp-_____ Built Oct. 1943 Former US Navy
Engine 82, GE 45 Ton hp-260 Built 1941 US Navy
Engine 5, Porter 45 Ton hp-_____ Built Oct. 1943 US Navy
Engine 76, Porter 50 Ton hp-_____ Built 1945 US Navy
Engine 44, Baldwin 4-6-0 hp-_____ Built Jan. 1927 H&B RR
Engine 712, Baldwin 2-8-0 hp-_____ Built 1903 ACL RR
Caboose 465 Baywindow Built April 1962 NYC&ST. L RR
Caboose 01063 Cupola Built Jan. 1950 SAL RR
Caboose 3878 Baywindow 1975 B&O/Chessie
Caboose 5246 Cupola Built May 3 1924 SAL RR
Caboose XC5 Transfer Built 1955 SOU RY
Caboose XC6 Transfer Built 1955 SOU RY


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110 Industrial Park Road, Winnsboro, SC 29180

Mailing Address: The South Carolina Railroad Museum, Inc.
P.O. Box 7246, Columbia, SC 29202-7246

Business number 803-712-4135 or call 803-635-9893 (prerecorded)

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