Handy Diesel Locomotive

1949 70 Ton Diesel General Electric Locomotive

Handy Diesel Locomotive

Handy Diesel Locomotive

The Handy Diesel Locomotive was brought to Denton FarmPark in 2006. It is a 1949 70 ton Diesel Electric built by General Electric Locomotive Division. It has 600 HP Cooper Bessemer 6 cylinder engine and weighs 140,000 lbs. The diesel was restored by the Denton FarmPark staff and volunteers back to its original delivered color and road name number 202 High Point, Thomasville and Denton Railroad. This engine worked most of its life within five miles of the Denton FarmPark daily. The Diesel engine is available for other events at Denton FarmPark. Check with Karen Miller, FarmPark manager to book the diesel for your next function.

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