Want to buy a locomotive? State museum is having a sale Saturday

Want to buy a locomotive?

Your chance comes Saturday.

With a new—and expensive— focus on operating a steam locomotive excursion train at the Mid-Continent Museum, the organization will host a never-before opportunity Saturday to bid on items that do not fit its focus or needs.

The museum was forced to discontinue using steam locomotives in favor of diesel engines in the early 2000s when extensive repair costs forced it to park its main steamer, Chicago & Northwestern No. 1385.

Full story: Antigo Daily Journal

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