Brand New, Never Ran
Brand New 7.5" ga. Berkshire Nickel
Plate Road Steam Locomotive. Hand built by World Renowned
Master Fabricator Bruno Platzer of Alco West Locomotives.
This is the finest "Big Boy" Berkshire "For Sale" in the
world today. Over 3.5 years from start to finish by Bruno
Platzer, himself. Attention to
detail like no other.
Coal Fired/Steam Generated, finished
and delivered November of 2016. Never fired and has never
even been outside. Ready to run or display at Museum
Fully operational Feed water system
Working Turbo Generators
Viair Compressor, storage tank and
battery in tender for brakes
All Superscale Fittings and Valves
Trestle stand included along with
rolling moving stand. Trestle and moving stand are all steel
construction from master metal fabricator Ron Woodmansee
with over 200 hrs. and a cost of $20,000.
The inspiration for this work of art
was Nickel Plate Road's #776, a 2-8-4 "Berkshire" type steam
locomotive, built for the Nickel Plate Road in the mid 1940s
by the Lima Locomotive Works in Lima, Ohio. Renowned for its
speed and power, it was classified an "S-2" Berkshire. The
locomotive operated fast, heavy freight and passenger trains
until retirement in the late 50s.
Ready for Immediate Delivery
Over $300,000 invested and over 3 years
in the making. For the collector that wants the best and
wants it now. There's no need to wait years for delivery of
a brand new steam locomotive.
$249,000 or Best Offer. Buyer
pays for crating & shipping costs. Southern Oregon. Contact me.