The Grand Canyon Railway agreed to sell the locomotive to the port last year, and the port commission in July approved spending $375,000 to purchase and move the engine and tender. SP&S 539 was built in 1917 in Dunkirk, New York, for the Northern Pacific Railway and was sold to the Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway in 1944.
[VIDEO] Maine's Newsmagazine "207" visits the WW&F to learn about the narrow gauge.
After initially deeming the recovery unfeasible, the Lumsden Heritage Trust has lifted the second locomotive from its watery bed.
It appears that the passenger cars, locomotives, freight cars and caboose of the former New York & Greenwood Lake are leaving Passaic for points unknown.
One hundred and thirty years of railroad history in Scott County could soon be over. RJ Corman will inform the federal government next week of its intent to abandon the former Tennessee Railroad line from Oneida in Scott County to Devonia in Anderson County.