0-4-2 Locomotives in the USA

In the USA this wheel arrangement was mainly used for industrial or plantation duties.


Railroads that used 0-4-2 Locomotives in the USA (data provided by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media)


Surviving Examples of 0-4-2 Locomotives in the USA

No.ClassF.M. WhyteGaugeRailroad LineLocationStatusBuilder InfoNotes
70-4-2T4'-8½"Coronet Phosphate Gramling Locomotive Works, Ashley, INrestorationAlco (Cooke) #61585, 1920 From Miami, FL.
70-4-2T30"Imperial Forestry Bureau (Kiso Forest Railway) Santa Rosa Valley Railroad, Camarillo, CAunknownBaldwin #60069, 1927Named Dagny, once owned by Phil Goldmans, Goleta then Sal Luis Obispo Railroad.
10-4-2T36"DS&CVRR Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, NVdisplay#513, 1882Named Joe Douglass.
40-4-2T36"Wiaminlo Plantation (Kaiwiki Sugar) Sandstone Crag Loop Line, Coto de Caza, CAoperationalBaldwin #11900, 05/1891 Named Deanna.
0-4-2T4'-8½"Yakutat & Southernold canery, Dry Bay, AKderelectH.K. Porter First locomotive on the Y&S. Was bought from the NYC elevated lines in 1904. Retired after 3 years due to being in bad shape. Replaced with the small Lima Prairie #2.
60-4-2T4'-8½"Coronet Phosphate McHugh Locomotive & Equipment, Fairless Hills, PArestorationH.K. Porter #5284, 05/1913 From North Judson, IN, then Strasburg, CO.
0-4-2T42"Brown & Rush Mine (Albany Street) Salmon Creek Railroad (Jim Walsh), Fallon, NVstoredH.K. Porter #1392, 07/1892Steam dummy.
30-4-2T36"Kuhuku Plant Roaring Camp & Big Trees Railroad, Felton, CAoperationalBurnham, Parry, Williams #10756, 1890
20-4-2RT4'-8½"CSF&E (Caspar & Hare Creek) Depot Mall Museum, Fort Bragg, CAdisplayBurnham, Parry, Williams #7558, 1885Named Daisy.
11/3C-140-4-2T24"Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar (Maunalei Sugar) Kahalepaloa Landing, Keomuku, Lanai, HIabandonedBaldwin #6586, 01/1883 Named Waiahole.
10-4-2T36"Kahului & Wailuku RailroadJohn Bothwell, Los Angeles, CArestorationBaldwin #4906, 12/1879
40-4-2T4'-8½"Mammoth Cave RY Mammoth Cave National Park, Mammoth Cave, KYdisplayBaldwin #9442, 1888 Named Hercules. Restored at the Kentucky Railway Museum, New Haven, KY.
1 (8)0-4-2T4'-8½"Coronet Phosphate Hwy 166 Caverns Rd, Marianna, FLdisplayAlco (Cooke) #62547, 07/1920
10-4-2T36"Kahului Railroad Maui Tropical Plantation, Waikapu, Maui, HIdisplayBaldwin #6102, 03/1882Named Claus Spreckels.
10-4-2T30"Lahaina Pioneer Mill Museum, Lahaina, Maui, HIdisplayBaldwin (Burnham) #6397, 09/1882From Los Angeles.
30-4-2T30"Launiupoko Pioneer Mill Museum, Lahaina, Maui, HIdisplayBaldwin (Burnham) #16390, 12/1898From Los Angeles.
114 ton0-4-2T4'-8½"Simpson Timber (Puget Sounds & Chehalis Valley) Beerbower Park, McCleary, WAdisplayH.K. Porter #946, 06/1888
114 ton0-4-2T4'-8½"Simpson Timber (Satsop) Mineral Shops, Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad, Mineral, WAdisplayH.K. Porter #681, 06/1885 From Super Mall, Auburn, donated to the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad. The Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad closed in May 2020.
0-4-230"American Sugar Company near coast, Ualapu'e, Molokai, HIunknownBaldwin
80-4-2T4'-8½"US NavyThompson Winery, Monee, ILscrappedH.K. PorterThompson Winery photos
10-4-2T24"Beaver Brook Beaver Brook Farm & Transportation Museum (defunct), Mont Vernon, NHdisplay Gasoline powered disguised as a steam locomotive.
10-4-2T36"Ewa Plantation Co Hawaiian Railway Society, Ewa, Oahu, HIdisplayBaldwin #10755, 1890 Named Ewa.
612 ton0-4-2T36"Oahu RY & Land (Moiliili Quarry) Hawaiian Railway Society, Ewa, Oahu, HIdisplayBaldwin #10028, 1889 Named Kauila.
1 (2)0-4-2T36"Waimanalo Sugar Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CAdisplay serviceableBaldwin (Burnham) #30340, 02/1907Named Chloe, from Grizzly Flats RR, San Gabriel. Had the wrong builder plates (6944, 1883).
1tram0-4-2T36"PTC&S Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WAstoredH.K. Porter #1117, 1889Funds being raised for cosmetic restoration.
6 (17)0-4-2T36"Kiso Forest Railway (Imperial Forestry Bureau) California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, CAoperationalBaldwin #60873, 06/1926Donated by Henry Sorensen.
10-4-2T36"Mattole Lumber California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, CAoperational#1240, 1908Donated by Henry Sorensen.
0-4-2T24"Wales West Wales West Railways, Silverhill, ALoperationalExmoor #320, 01/2004 Named Dame Ann. From Wales.
30-4-2T36"Waimanalo Sugar Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg, PAdisplayBaldwin #6753, 1883 Named Olomana, on loan from the Smithsonian Museum while A&I building is being renovated.
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