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For Sale:  Brand New 7.5" ga. Nickel Plate Road Berkshire  

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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 Level Quality.

  • Fully operational Feed water system

  • Working Turbo Generators

  • Operational Sanders

  • Viair Compressor, storage tank and battery in tender for brakes

  • All Superscale Fittings and Valves

  • Custom Whistle

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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