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Jersey Proud: Abandoned 80-year-old locomotive being restored at Woodstown Central Railroad

Locomotive No. 9 was used for 40 years before it was abandoned in the woods for another several decades, left to fall apart.

News 12 Staff

Feb 7, 2023, 3:25 AM

Updated 528 days ago

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A Gloucester County community has come together to restore an 80-year-old locomotive.
Locomotive No. 9 was used for 40 years before it was abandoned in the woods for another several decades, left to fall apart.
People at the Woodstown Central Railroad in Logan spent $1 million and the last 12 years volunteering their time to rebuild it. The restoration is now in the final stages.
Soon, Locomotive No. 9 will be back on the tracks, leading trains full of tourists making journeys along the rails of South Jersey.


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