Torch Lake Steam Locomotive, 1873

Summary

The Torch Lake, built by the Mason Machine Works in 1873, hauled ore for the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company on Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. The engine is an articulated design. The driving wheels pivot under the boiler, allowing the locomotive to handle sharp curves. The Torch Lake joined The Henry Ford's collection in 1969.

The Torch Lake, built by the Mason Machine Works in 1873, hauled ore for the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company on Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. The engine is an articulated design. The driving wheels pivot under the boiler, allowing the locomotive to handle sharp curves. The Torch Lake joined The Henry Ford's collection in 1969.

Material

Metal

Inscriptions

TORCH LAKE

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