EPISODE 7: Nuts and Bolts of
The following episodes featured in Camp Chug-A-Long will educate you on the history of railroads, and features some of the historic rail cars on display at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum.
This episode is all about the nuts and bolts of railroad terminology!
More specifically, historian Cesar A. Becerra will be talking about GCRM's sister steam locomotives, Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) Steam Locomotives #153 AND #113
FEC 153 was one of a group of 7 pacifics (151-157) built by ALCO in 1922.
The FEC Locomotive #153 served on the Florida East Coast Railway from 1922 to 1938. It even pulled a train carrying president Calvin Coolidge to Miami in 1928!
FEC #113 was one of a group of 60 pacifics (77-136) built by ALCO between 1910 and 1917. It was used in regular revenue service over the entire Florida East Coast Railroad.
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