Putnam & Stowe – Sandy River locomotive #2

Updated 22-02-2015.

This model generally requires a 26″ minimum radius for satisfactory operation.

The picture below shows Putnam & Stowe SR #2 model, fitted with a straight stack and round headlight.



Brief prototype locomotive notes

The prototype locomotive was built by Hinkley in 1877 as their works #1261 for the Billerica & Bedford Railroad “Puck” as a strict cab forward Forney design, and also served as;-

Sandy River #2 Echo (1879 – 1890) rebuilt as a conventional boiler first locomotive.

Phillips & Rangeley #2 Bo Peep (1890 – 1893)

Phillips & Rangeley #4 Bo Peep (1893 – 1908)

Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes #4 (1908 – 1912).

For more information about the prototype locomotive, click here.




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