0-6-0T Porter Locomotive

0-6-0T Porter Locomotive

Locomotive #7, was purchased in November 1993 with donations from area citizens, and delivered to the museum on Dec. 20, 1993. It was built for Florida Portland Cement Co. of Brooksville FL by H. K. Porter Locomotive Co., in July 1942, construction #7367; sold to a private individual in the early 1970’s, and used at the Gold Coast Museum in the Miami FL area; then leased and sold to the Texas Tank Car Works (dates unknown) in San Angelo TX. as their yard switcher. It is an 0-6-0T, Steam Engine type, tractive effort 30,125#, weight empty 138,000#, 44 inch driver diameter, 19″ x 24″ cylinders, working boiler pressure 180 psi, and burned #5 fuel oil as fuel. It has been cosmetically restored.

Our steam engine under power in a former life…

OPENING TIMES

** WINTER HOURS **
Labor Day to Memorial Day
Mon, Thurs, and Fri -- 12p - 4p
Sat 10a - 4p
Sun, 12p - 4p
Winter and Spring Break
Tue & Wed -- 12p - 4p

** SUMMER HOURS **
Memorial Day to Labor Day
Mon - Fri -- 11a - 4p
Sat -- 10a - 4p
Sun -- 12p - 4p

UPCOMING EVENTS