A DISTANT MEMORY OF A PARK LOCOMOTIVE

I took a series of photographs of this “park” locomotive operating near Whittier Narrows, in an amusement park, in 1964. I think it is a relic of the Venice, California canal railroad, ca 1915. I believe someone out there may recognize the locomotive and have knowledge of its present whereabouts. If so, please write about what you know in the comment section of this blog.

The complete story can be read by means of this link:

http://www.westland.net/venicehistory/articles/rail.htm

The Old Machinist

 

IS THIS A VENICE CANAL LOCOMOTIVE?

IS THIS A VENICE CANAL LOCOMOTIVE?

About THE OLD MACHINIST

I am 82 years old and wed for 65 years. I am a retired engineer and spent 35 years developing INS gyroscopes. I am a High School mentor in physics, mountaineer, model builder, machinist and have a degree in Physics. My interests include railroad history and photography, science history, cosmology, interesting people, and old engineering drawings. I place a high value on my friendships. I enjoy life and am looking forward to the future with my usual sense of anticipation and curiosity.
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