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LGB 23131 Grizzly Flats ""CHLOE"" Steam Locomotive with Lights
This is a model of the field railroad locomotive ""CHLOE"" of the Grizzly Flats Railroad in California. It is finely detailed with prototypical paint and lettering. Both driving wheel sets are driven by a powerful motor with ball bearings. It has a working headlight. A figure of a locomotive engineer is included. Length over the buffers 28 cm / 11".
This locomotive was built by Baldwin and used until the 1940s for sugar cane transport on Hawaii. Then, it came to the Grizzly Flats Railroad, Ward Kimballs backyard railroad in San Gabriel, California. The locomotive was in use there until 2006. Currently, Chloe and its passenger cars are on display at the Orange Empire Railway Museum near San Bernardino, California.