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 Post subject: 250 ton Wreckers For Sale
PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2015 3:13 pm 

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The Orrville Railroad Heritage Society now owns the former Art Davis property at Orrville, OH. The are looking to sell the three 250 ton wreckers. You can contact them via:

Eric Schlentner
Vice President, Marketing Committee Chair

Orrville Railroad Heritage Society
P.O. Box 11
145 Depot St.
Orrville, OH 44667
Depot: 330.683.2426
Direct email: erics@orrvillerailroad.com
Web: www.orrvillerailroad.com

Here is the history of the three cranes:

Industrial Brownhoist C/N 11594 250 tons Wrecker Steam 1945
Pere Marquette #DK-8
Chesapeake & Ohio #DK-8 to #940001
CSXT #940001 retired as C&O #940001
Art Davis as ARDX #401 (here 07-13)
ORHS
For sale 12-15
http://www.flickr.com/photos/n8myc/8627292814/
Bucyrus-Erie C/N 33779 12-44 250 tons Wrecker Steam
Chicago, Cincinnati & St. Louis #X50006
Norfolk Western #550006 1954
stored at Brewster as of 11-72
Retired 01-79
Art Davis as ARDX #404 (here 07-13)
ORHS
For sale 12-15
http://www.flickr.com/photos/n8myc/8626 ... 185513362/
Industrial Brownhoist C/N 12064 250 tons Wrecker Diesel 08-52
Baltimore & Ohio #X-216 to #940500 05-28-82
CSXT #940500 01-09-89
Art Davis as ARDX #403 06-92 (here 07-13)
ORHS
For sale 12-15
http://www.flickr.com/photos/n8myc/8626 ... 185513362/


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 Post subject: Re: 250 ton Wreckers For Sale
PostPosted: Wed Jan 06, 2016 1:03 am 

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I'm in no position to help with this, but do hope that they find homes. I was part of the crew in this photo moving #717 from DABO to BGRM in 1989. We used one of the steam hooks to load:


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 Post subject: Re: 250 ton Wreckers For Sale
PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2016 12:53 am 

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I hope they can find homes for them too. 'Operating homes' would be wonderful!
BTW, new to this group. First post/reply!


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