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Crown Metal Products Locomotive Roster

The creation of this roster (and indeed the entire site) would not have been possible without Dennis Larrick's excellent article, A Short History of the 36" Gauge Crown Metal Products Locomotives. If you know of an engine that is not listed, especially in the smaller gauges, please send an e-mail to share your information. If you have more info about any of the existing entries, please send that as well.

The roster is devided into two parts:

24" Gauge Live Steam Locomotives (Partial Listing)

Engine # CN # Date Built Built for Coaches Current location Notes
1865 ? 1961 Hershey Park
Hershey, PA
2 steel and 2 wood coaches Unknown Traded back to Crown with bad boiler, 1984
1865 ? Early 1960's Idlewild Park
Ligonier, PA
4? steel coaches Unknown, Replaced 1991 by Chance engine Named
"Loyalhanna Limited"
None ? 1964 Unknown 3 steel coaches Remlinger Farms
Carnation, WA
Still operating in 1999, may be stored now
1752 ? ? Unknown Covered steel coaches? Portsmouth City Park
Portsmouth, VA
Named
"Pokey Smokey"
1 ? ? Unknown Unknown Lagoon Amusement Park
Farmington, UT
None
126 ? ? Unknown Unknown Lagoon Amusement Park
Farmington, UT
None
? 38024 ? Unknown Unknown Lagoon Amusement Park
Farmington, UT
Named
"Rattle Snake Rapids"
3 ? ? Unknown Unknown (Now running with wooden enclosed cars) Shortline Railroad Park & Museum
Farmington, UT
None
? ? ? Bonfante Gardens
Gilroy, CA
Unknown Bonfante Gardens Two different engines
? ? ? Unknown Unknown Del Grosso's (Bland's) Park     Tipton, PA None
83 ? 1982 Knott's Berry Farm
Buena Park, CA
Unknown Knott's Berry Farm None
3 ? ? Unknown - Lettered "Everglades Express" At least two steel coaches Gold Coast Railroad Museum   Miami, FL Now run on air
Named "Edwin Link"
1907 ? 1984 Hershey Park
Hershey, PA
None - Uses coaches from original train Hershey Park Named "Skooter"
3 ? 1985 Private Individual Steel coaches, 2 open-top and 1 covered City Island Railroad
Harrisburg, PA
Named "General", to City Island in 1987
1985 ? 1986? Hershey Park
Hershey, PA
6 steel coaches Hershey Park Named "Janelle", Purchased in 1990

15" Gauge Live Steam Locomotives (Partial Listing)

Engine # CN # Date Built Built for Coaches Current location Notes
1 ? 1959 Charley Brown Park
Flora, IL
Open-top coaches Little Toot Railroad
Charley Brown Park
First Crown locomotive ever delivered
1966 ? ? Lakeshore & Lyndon Central RR
Chelsea, MI
Mixed open-top and roofed coaches Charley Brown Park
Flora, IL
Recently overhauled
1865 ? 1960 Knoebel's Groves
Elysburg, PA
Non-Crown coaches from an earlier train Knoebel's Groves 16" Gauge
20 ? ? Unknown Unknown Laural Run Railroad
Reading, PA
None
7 ? ? Unknown Unknown Cranberry Farm
Vancouver, BC
None
1 ? ? Unknown Two open top cars Rough & Tumble Farm Museum
Kinzers, PA
None

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