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USRA Mikado Steam Engine

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General Information about USRA Light Mikados

Wikipedia USRA Light Mikado enty : Wikipedia

Steam Locomotive Web Site: Mikado

Cost of USRA Locomotives Chart

 

Information about the Rutland Railroad

Rutland Historical Society http://www.rutlandhistory.com/

Remembering the Rutland http://users.rcn.com/jimdu4/

Rutland Railway Association http://www.rutlandrailway.org/

Rutland Railway Historical Society http://www.rutlandrr.org/

Rutland Archives at Middlebury College middlebury.edu

VRS/Rutland Yahoo Group Mailing List http://groups.yahoo.com/group/VRSandRutland/

 

Books & Publications

 

The Rutland Road, Shaughnessy, Jim

Berkeley, Calif, Howell-North Books, 1964 368 pages

 

Rutland Newsliner

Quarterly publication of the Rutland Railroad Historical Society

First published August 1987

http://www.rutlandrr.org/the-newsliner/

 

The Rutland: 60 years of trying

(9 Volumes total), 1987 by R.W. Nimke

Of particular interest:

Vol 1. Motive power & equipment

Vol 5. The Main Line: Rutland - Alburgh, Vt (2 parts)

Vol 7. The Addendum

 

Other Resources

 

New York Central System Historical Society great sets of historic Mechanical Department drawings on CDs.  Loaded with  their engines, cars and other goodies.  The cost of the disks are very reasonable and Tom Gerbracht who oversaw their preparation of the disks could not have been more helpful.  Highly recommended--New York Central System Historical Society.

 

Northeastern Historic B&W Railroad Photo Collection

Collection of 707 images by C. Howard Nash of the Rutland Railroad

http://home.comcast.net/~nmro/products-bw-photos.htm/

 

Patents related to Rutland's USRA Mikado Steam Locomotives

 

Hodges Trailer-Truck

 

Ragonnet Power Reverse Gear

 

 

March 4, 2012