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Electric Locomotives

Baldwin/WH 1929 Cornwall Street Railway Light & Power 14
Baldwin/WH 1929
Cornwall Street Railway Light & Power 14
Description:Type B1 freight locomotive

Equipment Information

Cornwall Street Railway Light & Power 14 is a type B-1 electric freight locomotive. It was built for the Springfield Terminal Railway in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1929 and resold to the electric railway in Cornwall, Ontario in 1956. Locomotives of similar design were common on electric interurban lines and electrified switching railroads. Cornwall 14 arrived at IRM in 1971 in operating condition and even ran itself off of the flat car on which it arrived.

Builder: Baldwin Westinghouse
Year Built: 1929
Length: 35ft 5in
Width: 9ft
Height: 11ft 10in
Weight: 100000 lbs
Brakes: 14EL
Motors: 4 WH 562D5
Control: HLF-337D2
Compressor: 2 D3-F
Trucks: Baldwin
Description: Double End / Double Truck / Class B-1
Arrived: 1972
Condition: Complete / cosmetically restored / not operational

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Ownership History
1929-1956 – Springfield Terminal #20
1956-1971 – Cornwall Street Railway Light & Power
1971-1972 – Cornwall Transit
1972-present – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL

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