Surviving Steam Locomotives in West Virginia, United States

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List of Steam Locomotives in West Virginia, United States

No.ClassF.M. WhyteGaugeRailroad LineLocationStatusBuilder InfoNotes
1 (20)0-4-0ST36"Winding Gulf Coal Company (McMenamin & Sims) Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine, Beckley, WVdisplayVulcan Iron Works (Wilkes-Barre) #1596, 07/1910 Cosmetically restored in 2023 and moved from New River Park.
7G-12-8-04'-8½"N&W Bluefield City Park, Bluefield, WVdisplayBaldwin (Burnham) #15153, 1897 Nominated for placement on the National Register of Historical Places.
182-8-04'-8½"Preston RR (WV Northern) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVstoredBaldwin #24738, 1904From Don Leap, Madley, PA; then Elkins.
19 (9)2-8-04'-8½"Preston RR (WV Northern) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVrestorationBaldwin #28500, 1906From Don Leap, Madley, PA; then Elkins.
4 (604)Ks2-8-04'-8½"CSRR (BC&G) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVrestorationBaldwin #59472, 1926 Acquired by the Cass Scenic Railroad, Cass, WV in 2015. In need of a new boiler in order to be restored back to operation. Sold to the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad, Durbin, WV.
9 (6)70-3Climax3Tr4'-8½"CSRR (Middle Fork RR) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVoperationalClimax #1551, 1919 Restored to operation in September 2019. Only operating Climax3Tr type in the USA.
242 tonHeisler2Tr4'-8½"Forest Products Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVstoredHeisler #1589, 1929 From Rossville, GA, then the L&N Depot, Adalusia, AL, then John Tisdale, Thomas, WV. Acquired by the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad in 2023 and moved to the Cass Scenic Railroad.
690 tonHeisler3Tr4'-8½"CSRR (Meadow River Lumber Co) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVout of service#1591, 1929 Restored to operation in 2003 as the only operating Heisler 3-truck type in the USA. Loaned to the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad from 2016 to 2022. Awaiting major maintenance and servicing.
2 (4)98 tonShay3Tr4'-8½"CSRR (Mayo Lumber Co) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVoperationalLima #3320, 1928
380-3Shay3Tr4'-8½"CSRR (Agnew Lumber Co) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVdisplayLima #3142, 12/1920From Snoqualmie, WA. Retired from operation in 1994.
11 (3)116 tonShay3Tr4'-8½"CSRR (Feather River) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVoperationalLima #3221, 1923
4 (5)80 tonShay3Tr4'-8½"CSRR (Mower Lumber Co) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVoperationalLima #3189, 12/1922
590 tonShay3Tr4'-8½"CSRR (Greenbrier & Elk River) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVoperationalLima #1503, 11/1905Official state steam locomotive of West Virginia. Oldest operating Shay.
6162 tonShay3Tr4'-8½"CSRR (WM) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVoperationalLima #3354, 05/1945Nicknamed Big 6. Acquired from the B&O Railroad Museum in trade for GC&E Shay 1 in 1980. Restored to operation in May 1981. Taken out of service in October 2018. Returned to operation on September 3, 2023. Largest surviving Shay.
7Shay3Tr4'-8½"Meadow River Lumber Co Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVdisassembledLima #3131, 1920
36 (5)C-70Shay3Tr4'-8½"Brimstone RR (W.M. Carney Mill) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVstoredLima #2804, 01/1916From the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, Chattanooga, TN.
1926 (10)70-3Shay3Tr4'-8½"Graham County (Tallahassee Power) Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WVparts sourceLima #3299, 05/1926From New Centerville, PA.
1AClimax2Tr36"LH&W Locust Heights & Western, Clarksburg, WVoperationalKeith Mason, 1974 Vertical boiler.
355 tonClimax2Tr4'-8½"Middle Fork RR (Moore-Keppel) Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad, Durbin, WVout of serviceClimax, 11/1910Named Durbin Rocket. From CT Trolley Museum, East Windsor, CT, later West Virginia Railroad Museum. Awaiting mandated 1,472-day inspection and overhaul. Temporarily replaced by Cass Scenic Railroad Heisler 6.
780 tonHeisler3Tr4'-8½"Middle Fork RR Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad, Durbin, WVstoredHeisler #1607, 1939 From Bonsal, NC.
0-4-0F4'-8½"Appalachian Power & Light Field behind Rite Aid pharmacy, Hinton, WVdisplayH.K. Porter
1308H-62-6-6-24'-8½"C&O C.P. Huntington RR Hist Soc, Huntington, WVdisplayBaldwin #74277, 1949 One of only two surviving C&O 2-6-6-2s, the other one being C&O (WMSR) 1309. Placed on the National Register of Historical Places on January 31, 2003.
10 (100)Q4b2-8-24'-8½"Elk River Coal & Lumber (Toledo Angola & Western) Heritage Village, Huntington, WVdisplayAlco (Schenectady) #65430, 1924 Was displayed as B&O 4559. Placed on the National Register of Historical Places on September 29, 2006.
10-4-0ST4'-8½" Kenova Historical Commision, Kenova, WVdisplayH.K. Porter
2755K-42-8-44'-8½"C&O Chief Logan State Park, Logan, WVdisplayLima #9262, 1947 Placed on the National Register of Historical Places on September 28, 2006.
0-4-0T42"Three Forks - Sewell Co Cool Springs Park, Macomber, WVdisplayH.K. Porter
40-4-0ST4'-8½"Laclede Steel White Oak Chapter NRHS, Oak Hill, WVscrappedAlco (Cooke) #65457, 1924Scrapped in September 2012.
1309H-62-6-6-24'-8½"WM (C&O) Western MD Scenic Shops, Ridgeley, WVout of serviceBaldwin #74278, 1949Restoration Named Maryland Thunder. From the B&O Railroad Museum. Last steam locomotive built by Baldwin. Test fired and moved under its own power on December 31, 2020. Debuted in excursion service on December 17, 2021. Taken out of service in December 2023.
734 (34)SC-12-8-04'-8½"WM (LS&I) Western MD Scenic Shops, Ridgeley, WVrestorationBaldwin #43105, 1916 Named Mountain Thunder. From the Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL. Operated with tender from NYC Mohawk class 2662. Taken out of service in 2016. Retired from excursion service in 2021 in favor of C&O 1309. Restoration work started in early January 2023.
0-4-0T4'-8½"WH Mason Lumber John Tisdale, shop building, Thomas, WVunknown Was once displayed along Hwy 32. Current disposition unknown.

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