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TMER&T 1944 Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport L10
TMER&T 1944
Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport L10
Description:Steeplecab freight locomotive

Equipment Information

Milwaukee Electric L10 is an electric locomotive built in the railroad’s Cold Spring Shops to haul freight trains on the Wisconsin interurban network. It is a “steeplecab,” with a cab in the center of the locomotive and sloping hoods on each side to provide good visibility in either direction for the engineer.

Milwaukee Electric L10 Details

Builder: TMER&L
Year Built: 1944
Length: 31ft 8in
Width: 9ft 6in
Height: 12ft 10in
Weight: 109400 lbs
Brakes: AMM
Motors: 4 GE 207B
Control: HL-15B2
Compressor: 2 CC4
Trucks: TMER&L M100AB
Description: Double End / Double Truck / Steeple Cab
Arrived: 1988
Condition: Incomplete / cosmetically restored / not operational

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TMER&T L10 Ownership History

1944-1963 – The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Company
1963-1972 – Wisconsin Electric Power Company
1972-1974 – The Wisconsin Electric Railway Historical Society, East Troy, WI
1974-1988 – Wisconsin Electric Power Company
1988-present – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL

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