Our Equipment

Locomotives

#9 Mighty Mo – Gas Mechanical

Built in 1943 for the South Carolina Port Authority, #9 , nicknamed “Mighty Mo”, is an original piece of equipment to the Stewartstown Railroad. Mo was purchased in 1960, and has been pulling trains ever since, and is a staple to the railroad.

Technical Data:

Built – 1943
Builder – Plymouth Locomotive Works
Model – ML8
Weight – 35 Tons
Engine – V8 Le Roi with 4 speed manual transmission
Status – Operational

#10 – Diesel Electric

Originally built for the Coudersport & Port Allegany Railroad as D-1, the engine was purchased by former railroad president George Hart in the 1970s for use by Rail Tours Inc. in Jim Thorpe, PA. When Stewartstown began operating passenger trains in 1984, #10 was relocated to the railroad, and started its excursion service. #10 now serves as our primary locomotive

Technical Data:

Built – 1946
Builder – General Electric
Model – 44 Tonner
Weight – 44 Tons
Engine – CAT D170000 (x2)
Status – Operational

#12 – Diesel Electric

Built in 1951 for the US Navy, #12 was purchased by a railroad volunteer and is currently used as a backup locomotive.

Technical Data:

Built – 1951
Builder – General Electric
Model – 80 Tonner
Weight – 80 Tons
Engine – V6 Cummins (x2)
Status – Stored Serviceable

Rolling Stock

Passenger Cars

Coach 1341

1341 is an ex-Reading Railroad coach, built by Bethlehem Steel in 1922. It served as a commuter coach, and was used during the famous Iron Horse Rambles on the Reading. 1341, along with our other two Reading coaches were sold to George Hart for use by Rail Tours Inc. in Jim Thorpe, PA. When Stewartstown began operating passenger trains in 1984, 1341 was relocated to the railroad and put into excursion service. After years of inactivity after the railroad ceased operations in 2004, 1341 was the first passenger car to by restored back to service, in 2017.

Technical Data:

Built – 1922
Builder – Bethlehem Steel
Model – PB
Weight – 70 Tons
Seat Capacity – 78
Status – Operational

Open Air Car

Our open air car was constructed by volunteers on top of an ex-Pennsylvania Railroad flat car, donated by Norfolk Southern. It was put into service in 2018, and has become a popular favorite among passengers. It is currently awaiting lettering and numbering.

Technical Data:

Built – 1931/2018
Builder – Pennsylvania Railroad/Stewartstown Railroad
Model – F30A
Seat Capacity – 48
Status – Operational

Coach 1158

1158 is an ex-Reading Railroad coach, built by Bethlehem Steel in 1925. It served as a commuter coach, and was used during the famous Iron Horse Rambles on the Reading. 1158, along with our other two Reading coaches were sold to George Hart for use by Rail Tours Inc. in Jim Thorpe, PA. When Stewartstown began operating passenger trains in 1984, 1158 was relocated to the railroad and put into excursion service. 1158 is currently undergoing a full operational restoration. If you would like to donate to 1158’s restoration visit the Friends of the Stewartstown Railroad’s website.

Technical Data:

Built – 1925
Builder – Bethlehem Steel
Model – PB
Weight – 70 Tons
Seat Capacity – 84
Status – Undergoing Restoration

Coach 783

783 is an ex-Reading Railroad coach, built by Bethlehem Steel in 1925. Originally built as commuter coach 1163, it was rebuilt as an EMU coach trailer and renumbered 783. 783, along with our other two Reading coaches were sold to George Hart for use by Rail Tours Inc. in Jim Thorpe, PA. When Stewartstown began operating passenger trains in 1984, 783 was relocated to the railroad and put into excursion service. There are no current plans for restoration, but 783 is next in line, after 1158’s restoration is complete.

Technical Data:

Built – 1925
Builder – Bethlehem Steel
Model – ETe
Weight – 70 Tons
Seat Capacity – 88
Status – Stored

Coach 1303

1303 was built of the Central Railroad of New Jersey. 1303 was sold to George Hart for use by Rail Tours Inc. in Jim Thorpe, PA. When Stewartstown began operating passenger trains in 1984, 1303 was relocated to the railroad and put into excursion service. There are stabilization plans for 1303, but no plans for restoration at this moment.

Technical Data:

Built – 1930
Status – Stored

Cabooses

Blue Caboose

The Blue Caboose is ex-Union Pacific caboose 25623, donated by Waco Products Inc. in Baltimore, MD, and entered service in 2015. The Blue Caboose serves as a car for riders and a space for train crew. The caboose is also available for rent and great for parties!

Technical Data:

Built – 1967
Builder – International Car Company
Model – CA-9
Status – Operational

Lehigh Valley 95087

Lehigh Valley 95087 is owned by one of our volunteers and is currently undergoing restoration. We hope to have this caboose operating soon.

Technical Data:

Status – Undergoing Restoration