OcCre Rogers 119 Locomotive

Item number OC54008

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$249.00

3 in stock

Description

OcCre Rogers 119 Locomotive 4-4-0 also called American Locomotives, built by Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works of Paterson, New Jersey in 1868, along with numbers 116, 117, 118 and 120. No. 119 was stationed in Ogden, Utah, when a call from Thomas C. Durant, traveling towards Promontory, alerting that it needed a locomotive. Incident akin to which came to pass to Leland Stanford and the Jupiter locomotive. Durant, Vice President of the Union Pacific Railroad was traveling in the called Rogers 119 Locomotive. Durant special for the ceremony at Promontory. A grown River had dragged a few stands of “La Puerta del Diablo” bridge. The driver refused to cross the bridge with the locomotive for fear of it not survive the weight of the same, but agreed to cross the wagons. The bridge endured and wagons crossed successfully. But they were on the other side of the river and without machine. It is advised to Ogden and the locomotive No. 119 was sent for the short journey to promontory, where joined together with the Central Pacific Jupiter. The 119 continued as a burden, was renumbered as the 343 locomotive. In 1903 it was scrapped by $1,000.Spectacular model of the locomotive 119 supplementing a famous pair of locomotives along with the railway model Jupiter. Scale 1:32, Dimensions: Height: 5.7″, Width: 3.4″, Length 16.9, Scale 1:24.

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