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Ottaway engine is "born again"!


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Old 11-11-2011, 12:20 PM
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Default Ottaway engine is "born again"!

I could have been knocked down with a feather when Sheree emailed me this and a couple of other photos of the Ottaway engine that I believe was used at Joyland there in Wichita, KS. I told Sheree, I knew Harold Ottaway. The engine is part of the rolling stock of the Eaton & White Oaks Railway. Gary

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Did she take a picture of the antique car?

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There were a number of these built by Harold & Herb's dad. The last I knew the park steamer was still in a storage building on the grounds. Several years ago it was used in a display at a local Lawn & Garden Show. At that time it was in rough shape. I know that there are at least three possible four engines here in the Wichita area including a ten wheeler. There is also a very active group in the Topeka area that have track and run on a regular basis.
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Jeff,
If she did take a picture of the 1936 Ford, she didn't send it to me.

John,
Thanks for straightening my excitement out!
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